Job Description

Unpaid - Development Department Intern

Right now, millions of Americans are facing the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our finances, our families and our futures - but at the Alzheimer’s Association, we’re relentlessly working to change that by addressing the challenges in front of us with speed and without limitations or boundaries. With our network of more than 75 chapters across the country, we’re advancing world-class research and ensuring access to gold-standard care and support.

The Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter is seeking a current college student who is interested in serving as an intern to provide a wide range of database, administrative, event planning and some marketing support to the development team. In return, the Alzheimer’s Association will provide an opportunity for the intern to gain experience and familiarity with areas such as fundraising, philanthropy and day-to-day operations of a nonprofit organization. The Development Department Intern will report to the Development Specialist and will support the entire development team.

The Alzheimer’s Association provides an excellent opportunity for college students to learn about business as conducted by the Association and gain real life experiences to supplement the intern’s field of study. The student intern must be eligible to receive college credit for participation in this program.

Responsibilities:

 
     
  • Assist the development staff in entering data into Excel Spreadsheets and Convio, the Alzheimer’s Association donor database.
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  • Assist with designing flyers, e-vites and other marketing material for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s® and other events, as needed.
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  • Prepare reports and presentations for internal and external use.
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  • Assist with mailings, filing, and special projects as needed.
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Qualifications:

 
     
  • Student must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university in a related field (e.g., Non-Profit Management, Business Management, Social Welfare, Marketing/Communications, or other relevant major).
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  • Student must be eligible to receive college credit for participation in this program.
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  • Must have strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign is a plus.
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  • Interest in non-profit development with energy, creativity and excellent attention to detail.
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  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines.
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  • Must exercise good judgment and confidentiality in dealing with volunteers, donors and staff.
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  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
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  • Access to reliable transportation and valid driver’s license.
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  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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  • Strong organizational and customer service skills are a must, with keen attention to details, as well as excellent problem-solving abilities.
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