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enCourage Kids Foundation seeks an enthusiastic events intern to support and assist the Special Events department in their fundraising efforts in their NYC Office. enCourage Kids offers a supportive, hands-on working environment where interns can learn new skills and enhance existing ones. Interns are encouraged to create and implement projects that increase department and event efficiency. This internship is an exciting opportunity to work with a leading children's charity in New York City, gain valuable non-profit knowledge and contribute to an incredible cause. Interns can receive school credit where applicable and a letter of recommendation upon completion.

enCourage Kids programs reach kids facing a variety of health issues – from those receiving chemo treatments in a clinic to those who live with a chronic illness that may not be visible. What they all have in common is that they deserve the same opportunities to laugh, to play, and to have fun – whether they are being treated in the hospital or living with their struggles at home.

Internship Title: Fundraising Events Intern

Location: enCourage Kids Foundation (Times Square)

Duration: Fall Semester with opportunity to stay on for the Spring. Dates and days are flexible to accommodate class schedules. Minimum commitment 12-16 hours per week

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist with the coordination and publicity of fundraisers including: Serving up Smiles Tasting Event, Holiday Happy Hour hosted by the young professionals committee, and Team enCourage Kids;
Solicit local businesses & stores to support the events through donations to silent auctions, as well as financial sponsorships;
Perform administrative office duties including mailings, research, packing; and
Maintain a working knowledge of programs and perform other related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Self-starter with demonstrated ability to prioritize, and handle multiple tasks;
Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Adobe);
Must be a strong oral communicator and be comfortable on the phone;
Strong written, organizational and interpersonal skills;
Professional demeanor and enjoys working with others.

Education Requirements:
Candidates should be in the process of obtaining a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in the field of Public Service, Non-Profit Management, Social Work, Public Health Administration, Communications, Marketing, and/or related discipline

Please send a cover letter and resume to: Christina Zaferiou, Manager of Individual Giving & Special Events at Christina@encourage-kids.org and reference "Events Internship" in the subject line.

• Location: Manhattan

• Post ID: 84174996 newyork
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