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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES, MASSACHUSETTS/NEW HAMPSHIRE CHAPTER

Unpaid Internship - TeamALZ & The Longest Day [CLICK TO EXPAND]

The Alzheimer’s Association is making a difference, and so can you! The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We are the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and their 15 million families and caregivers. The Alzheimer’s Association was recently recognized as the # 1 large Best Non Profit to Work For in the Non-Profit Times 50 Best Places to Work for 2012, for the second year in a row.

The Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter operates out of its main office in Waltham, with regional offices in Springfield, Worcester, and Raynham, MA, and Bedford, NH. 

 

TEAM END ALZ

Team End ALZ is the official athletic fundraising program of the Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter and offers running, triathlon and cycling events. 

RIDE To End ALZ: 2020 marks the 24th year of the RIDE To End ALZ. The event includes a 100, 62 and 30 mile route option as well as a family fun ride. This fundraising event has over 500 participants and over 150 volunteers, who have raised over $6.5M to fund research for Alzheimer’s. 

RUN To End ALZ: This program offers individuals an opportunity to join a team of runners to train, fundraise and participate in several popular road races, half & full marathons including the prestigious Boston Marathon, and several triathlons all throughout MA. We provide a coach and training program, fundraising coaching, team gear and various events throughout the season. 

THE LONGEST DAY

The Longest Day is a signature fundraising event for the Alzheimer’s Association which is celebrated on the summer solstice in June. It is a do-it-yourself fundraising model where participants across the country plan and host various events and activities to engage their communities to raise funding and awareness.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist with phone and email outreach to past participants
Assist with social media outreach/recruitment

Identify and reach out to relevant athletic clubs/groups/companies to encourage participation

Assist with event planning in areas such as logistics, promotion, volunteer recruitment, registration tracking, etc.

Provide assistance with preparing and distributing event materials 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Current college or university student looking to earn course credits while working in development

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, and comfortable with database work

Experience using Raiser’s Edge a plus, but not required

Flexibility and willingness to step in and provide hands-on assistance as needed

>Ability to handle many projects and manage tasks independently

Outgoing, energetic personality

This position is unpaid but offers valuable learning experiences for any college students hoping to work in the non-profit and event planning sector as they earn credits. Interest in special events and fundraising a plus. 

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

APPLY HERE

Unpaid Internship - Family Services [CLICK TO EXPAND]

 

The Alzheimer’s Association is making a difference, and so can you! The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We are the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and their 15 million families and caregivers. The Alzheimer’s Association was recently recognized as the # 1 large Best Non Profit to Work For in the Non-Profit Times 50 Best Places to Work for 2012, for the second year in a row.

The Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter operates out of its main office in Waltham, with regional offices in Springfield, Worcester, and Raynham, MA, and Bedford, NH.

 

General Statement of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Helpline Manager, the Family Services Intern will provide support to the Alzheimer’s Association Family Services Department in the following ways:

  • Collect data on program attendees and enter into Personify database
  • Provide outreach and welcome calls to constituents who have attended an Association program:
    • Provide information and referral support by phone and email including: rapport-building, support, disease education, and Association and community-based resource information
    • Document detailed constituent information in Personify, the Association’s CRM (constituent relationship management system)
    • Triage callers to other staff in situations that exceed the Intern’s knowledge, skills or availability
    • Collaborate with Family Services staff to determine appropriate follow-up for constituents
  • Provide dementia information and resource materials by email and postal mail to constituents
  • Collaborate with Family Services staff in the review and update of resource listings
  • Maintain awareness of Association and community based resources to share appropriate resources with constituents

Key Educational/Professional Requirements

  • Must be current college or university student capable of earning course credits for this Programs and Services internship
  • Must be comfortable with making phone calls
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • General knowledge of the Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Interest in pursuing a career in social services, healthcare or public health
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, data entry and internet research
  • Knowledge of Google suite of applications
  • Comfort with learning new software applications
  • Must have initiative and be a self-starter, with the ability to function as a member of a team
  • Flexible and willing to step in and provide hands-on assistance as needed

This position is unpaid but offers valuable learning experiences for any college students hoping to work in the non-profit and event planning sector as they earn credits. Interest in special events and fundraising a plus.

Application Instructions

 

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

APPLY HERE

Unpaid Internship - Professional Education [CLICK TO EXPAND]

Be part of the movement to end Alzheimer’s

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, ensuring access to gold-standard care and support, and hiring talented, mission-driven people who make it all happen.

The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times nine years in a row, recognizing our leadership, and mission-driven atmosphere. This unpaid internship provides the experience and skill building for future job possibilities in a wide range of professional settings.

 

Map Through The Maze: Conference for Alzheimer’s Care Professionals

Our annual full-day conference, held on May 20, 2020 attracts over 800 professionals, providing each with a unique opportunity to learn current and cutting edge information. Experts speak on a wide range of Alzheimer’s related care topics including meaningful engagement, the latest on treatment and medications, research updates, working with families, and hands on care techniques.

 

Responsibilities

Working with the Manager of Healthcare Professional Education and Coordinator of Healthcare Professional Education, this intern will:

  • Assist with developing and implementing a marketing plan to expand to new audiences including hospitals, healthcare systems, etc.
  • Assist with program development and coordination of speaker information
  • Assist with exhibitor confirmation and communication
  • Assist with overall coordination/logistics of conference
  • Assist with coordination of continuing education credit accreditation
  • Help with day of event

Qualifications

  • Self-starter with the ability to manage tasks independently
  • Outgoing, energetic personality
  • Comfortable making phone calls and interacting with the general public and professionals in the field
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Publisher, PowerPoint) required
  • Comfortable with writing, editing and proofreading

This is an unpaid internship. Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited university and receiving academic credit in exchange for work performed at the Association.

Application Instructions

 

 

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

APPLY HERE

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