Wish Department Inern

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon
position summary:

The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Oregon grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.

The Wish Department at the downtown Portland office is searching for an intern for Fall 2010. This unpaid internship opportunity will enhance the student’s project management, administrative and communication skills, which can be utilized in future for-profit or non-profit work experiences. This internship may count for college credit as the university or college allows.

Responsibilities: Assist the Wish Department with: Assist the planning and coordinating of wishes, including research, budgets, creating itineraries, and working with other Make-A-Wish chapters across the country. Assist in medical outreach efforts Wish donor recognition Solicit donations to fill department’s Wish Enhancement inventory Assist with coordinating Holiday Magic, a holiday shopping party at two children’s hospitals

Availability: 15 – 20 hours per week for 12 weeks (Requirement: minimum 200 hours) Internship available for Fall 2010, depending on student’s academic schedule. Three to five days per week, depending on schedule and school requirements.

Salary / Pay Rate:Unpaid
Apply by:September 14, 2010
Qualifications:Junior or Senior undergraduate student, or recent graduate, with an interest in non-profits. Excellent communication and organizational skills; proven writing experience a plus. Ability to work within deadlines and in a professional manner. Experience with the Internet, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred. Must have personal transportation to and from the downtown Portland office; parking/public transportation reimbursement of $75 maximum per month. Willing to receive background check and sign confidentiality agreement. To Apply: Email these items to Kemp Shuey ([email protected]) by September 17: Cover letter (include your preferred start/completion dates based on school schedule) Crrent resume (including relevant classes/projects) Three references (contact info and relationship to applicant)
website link:www.orwish.org