Arthritis Foundation Internship

The Arthritis Foundation seeks an intern to assist with their annual special event, the Marin Headlands Arthritis Bike Classic, Presented by AbbVie. This is an ideal position for a candidate interested in pursuing a career in non-profit, fundraising/development, and/or event coordination while making a difference in the lives of people living with arthritis.

The Internship is available for junior and senior high school students and the position is unpaid.

Responsibilities:

• Coordinating logistical aspects of various events such as securing in-kind donations, recruiting volunteers, preparing event materials, etc.
• Helping with day-of-event logistics and taking a leadership role on-site
• Working with local businesses to facilitate involvement with our campaigns
• Assisting in activities aimed at recruiting new participants or volunteers
• Preparing mailings to be sent to potential participants and donors
• Supporting campaign staff as needed

Requirements:

We are looking for an organized and creative self-starter who can manage multiple tasks and communicate effectively with a diverse audience. The intern should have a strong work ethic, maintain close attention to detail, and be able to work independently as well as a part of a team. This is an unpaid internship. Interns will be considered for job opportunities when available. Expense reimbursement is included. Background check is required.

Hours: 10 – 15 hours a week (flexible) during office hours (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm) plus some events on evenings or weekends when your schedule allows; preferable to work months of February-May or June-October.

Applicant Instructions:

Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating the reason for applying and include days/hours available and proposed start/end date.  This opportunity is open until filled.

Send resume and cover letter to:
Cecilia Haywood, chaywood@arthritis.org

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