Position Title: Events Internship
Hours Per Week: 20–25
Compensation: $500 Stipend (Paid upon completion of internship)
Reports to: Events Manager
Job Description: The Events Intern will engage in a number of projects over the course of 12-16 weeks that will introduce them to the daily nature of nonprofit organizations and will support the Development staff with projects and tasks as they develop.
- To develop a broad understanding and appreciation of the nonprofit sector and the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit professionals.
- To build experience in a professional work environment while gaining experience working independently and in teams.
- To strengthen or build skill sets by utilizing them in a variety of working conditions such as public speaking, managing projects and deadlines, time management and attention to detail.
- If student is seeking this internship for academic credit, additional learning outcomes and requirements will be discussed with student to meet the needs of the course.
- Assist with design and production of event materials (i.e. registration sheets, signage, event prep, etc.) as directed, and general oversight of existing event materials.
- Assist with event logistics including set-up, fulfilling duties as assigned at events, and post-event clean-up.
- Assist with fundraising mailings associated with Cornerstone Society, sponsorship solicitation, etc.
- Assist Events Manager in collecting Raffle or Silent Auction items from Community Partners.
- Maintain inventory of promotional materials, t-shirts, and promotional items, for organization and the three Ronald McDonald Houses.
- Assist Events Manager with pre event site organization.
- Professional attitude and appearance
- Self-starter, energetic, assertive
- Detail-oriented and well-organized
- Able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks effectively.
- Excellent communication and customer service skills
- Able to successfully work in a collaborative, team-oriented organization.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office.
- Be able to accept constructive feedback in a professional matter throughout internship.
- Must be enrolled in an institution of higher education in a degree seeking program.
- Must be available to work within the required time period during the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM, including some night and weekends and must have reliable transportation.
- Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs. and sit or stand for extended periods of time.
- Business casual attire with an RMH nametag/lanyard
- Professional work environment.
- Opportunity to serve the community.
- Hands-on opportunity to learn the inner workings of a dynamic and large operations program.
- Affiliation with a respected and global nonprofit agency.
- Flexible during weekday and weekends; based on student’s schedule
Completion of Program:
- Intern will complete paperwork throughout internship including:
- Project Checklist
- Bi-weekly Reflection/ one-on-one
- Mid-Program Evaluation
- Exit Survey and Exit Interview
- Discuss overall experience of the program
- Discuss future involvement with the charity
- Volunteer Opportunities for future Events
- Special Events
- Job opportunities (if available)
- A reference and/or verification letter will be provided for the intern