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The North Florida Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS in North Florida and raise funds for critical MS research. Join the movement toward a world free of MS.

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  1. Volunteerism

    Office Volunteers

    We are seeking volunteers to assist with mailings, phone calls, data entry and more. Our office hours are Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call us now to find out how you can help!

    Jacksonville, FL32256
    Crystal Miner
    904-332-6810 Ext. 41123
    Email
  2. Volunteerism

    Internship

    The North Florida Chapter is looking for qualified full or part time college students. Although internships are unpaid, they can count for school credit. Contact us to find out more.


    Special Events Intern

    Position: The Special Events Intern works directly with the Chapter’s Development staff to assist in planning and promoting mass-market fundraising events (Walk MS, Bike MS, and Challenge Walk MS).

    Responsibilities:

    Event Planning

    • Contact vendors as needed to move event logistics forward
    • Work with committees and/or key volunteers to move crew tasks forward
    • Attend planning committee meetings as needed
    • Organize & purchase supplies for event as needed
    • Help to establish logistics for the events as needed

    Public Relations/Marketing

    • Assist with recruitment/fundraising email blasts
    • Manage post event mailings
    •  Manage social media

    Skills Needed:

    • Detail-oriented
    • Creative, some graphic design experience helpful
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher
    • Great written and verbal communication skills

    Time Commitment and Compensation:

    • Preferred full-time; part-time available
    • Unpaid internship

    The National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    The Society mobilizes people and resources so that everyone affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever. The Society is the largest private sponsor of MS research in the world. To fulfill this mission, the Society funds cutting-edge research, drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, collaborates with MS organizations around the world, and provides programs and services designed to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward. The North Florida Chapter provides programs and direct services to people with MS and their families in North Florida.

    Application Instructions:

    For further inquiries, please contact:

    Courtney Buchman
    Manager, Walk MS
    904-332-6810  x. 41121
    courtney.buchman@nmss.org
    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/FLN

    Office Information:

    National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    North Florida 
    8940 Western Way, Suite 16
    Jacksonville, FL 32256
    904-332-6810

    Jacksonville, FL32256
  3. Volunteerism

    MS Service Day

    MS Service Day is a North Florida Chapter program that matches volunteers to families affected by MS who need household chores and repairs. Yard work, moving furniture, scrubbing windows, de-cluttering, organizing, painting, pressure washing, and heavy cleaning are some of the services volunteers will assist with.

    If you are interested in making a difference in the community, MS Service Day is a great opportunity for you. Volunteers will be assigned to service site teams and will complete services for people living with MS.

    This is a great opportunity to make a huge impact in the lives of people affected by MS in just one day!

    Click here for an application to become involved.

    Kinsey Stewart
    904-332-6810 Ext. 41135
    Email
  4. Advocacy

    District Activist Leader

    By serving as a District Activist Leader, you will drive change by deepening relationships between elected officials and the MS movement. Your story will create a personal imprint in the mind of the elected official about the impact MS has had on your life and within your community. The relationships you build and the stories you share will help to ensure that when an elected official hears the words multiple sclerosis, he or she feels compelled to take action.

    Build and foster critical relationships with your elected officials (in your legislative districts) that will help the MS movement influence policy issues at the federal, state and local levels.

    Serve as the liaison between Society government relations staff and your local MS community. This volunteer position will provide opportunities to help grow our activist network, speak at community events about our policy priorities and help to identify issues to be addressed via advocacy.

    Click here for the full position description. Please apply for this position by submitting this application.

     

    Abby Emanuelson
    Email
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    MS Ambassadors

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    MS Ambassadors are a group of dedicated volunteers that spread the word about MS and the programs and services offered by the Society. These volunteers educate, engage and encourage others to join the movement to create a world free of MS. MS Ambassadors can represent the Society through speaking engagements at events such as, community groups, corporations and Society events. To learn more about becoming an MS Ambassador email Kinsey Stewart.
    Kinsey Stewart
    904-332-6810 Ext. 41135
    Email

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