Job Description

Unpaid - Program 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 within the Program Department. In return, the Alzheimer’s Association will provide an opportunity for the intern to gain experience within programs and familiarity with the day-to-day operations of a nonprofit organization.

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:

 
     
  • Work with Alzheimer’s Association staff partners to identify and coordinate education programs that reach target audiences. Coordination includes securing host site, scheduling with Community Educators, preparing for logistics of the presentations and managing needed materials.
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  • Communicate effectively about the Common Program Education Presentations (CPEPs) offered by the Alzheimer's Association.
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  • Connect members of the community with additional Association services by proactively making referrals to Alzheimer's Association programs and the 24/7 Helpline.
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  • Complete necessary data entry for reporting.
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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 be comfortable in a Microsoft Office environment.
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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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