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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.



Opportunity Details

Contact Information



8940 Western Way Suite 16
Jacksonville, FL 32256

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).


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

Office Information:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
North Florida 
8940 Western Way, Suite 16
Jacksonville, FL 32256


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