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Come work with Project Sunshine! Join our passionate and energetic team at a time of significant organizational growth. When emailing, please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line. Please include your cover letter and resume in BOTH the body of the email and as attachments.

Positions currently available:

 

Senior Nonprofit Management Intern - Development & Communications (NYC)

Health and Creative Arts Program Intern (NYC)

Senior Nonprofit Management Intern - Development & Communications

The Senior Development and Communications Intern will develop exceptional communication skills; will assist with the planning and implementation of major fundraising events; will learn the day to day operations of a non-profit; and will practice strategic decision making. Donations and awareness raised make our unique programming for young patients and their families possible.    

Principle Responsibilities

  • Development and Communications Initiatives
    • Prepare and organize marketing materials and press kits
  • Assist with projects related to website development and other web content
  • Monitor social media pages - reposting key updates - and develop content for posting
  • Input donor information into fundraising database (Raiser's Edge)
  • Manage media archive and update as needed
  • Major Fundraising Events
    • Assist with the planning and organization of fundraising events
    • Request sponsorships and auction prize donations
    • Prepare key documents and presentations for use at events
    • Provide on-site support during events
    • Organize photos and thank you letters post-event

Qualifications

  • Commitment to the mission and values of Project Sunshine
  • Excellent verbal, written, organzaional, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with database work is preferred, but not required (training will be provided)
  • Experience with event planning and volunteering is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Desire to learn about the nonprofit sector, fundraising, and/or special events
  • Comfortable navigating public transportation within the NYC boroughs
  • Candidtates must be willing to commit to 40 hours a week for six months - a stipend will be provided.
 

Internship Benefits

  • Gain invaluable working experience in a passionate, exciting, mission–driven organization
  • Work in a collaborative environment alongside people who are experienced in their fields
  • Establish a professional network and make valuable connections
  • Chance to be fully integrated into the organization, including getting to know how a nonprofit functions and the opportunity to be a part of all staff functions: team meetings and staff engagement activities
  • Professional Development opportunities including intern lunches with staff to discuss career paths, resumes, interviews, and more

To Apply

Both a cover letter and resume are required. Please email your cover letter and resume to jtimms@projectsunshine.org. Please include the cover letter and resume in both the body of the email and as attachments (in case attachments cannot be opened). Please put "Senior Development and Communications Internship" in the subject of your email. No phone calls please.

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Health and Creative Arts Program Intern

Project Sunshine is seeking dynamic, undergraduate college interns for the Fall of 2017 (September - December 2017) to work for a rapidly growing, fast–paced non–profit organization. This is an unpaid internship, but school credit is available upon request and review.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Support the Program Team in planning, organizing, and implementing hospital programs and corporate social responsibility events throughout New York City:
    • Manage and organize aspects of program supply orders – preparation, packing, inventory, and delivery Coordinate the distribution of craft kits, toys, books, and other donations to 300 partner pediatric medical facilities nationwide
  • Research and create new program materials and informational modules for hospital programs, sample arts projects, and assist with the pilot of new programs
  • Develop a variety of communication pieces (web, email) to inform, mobilize, and inspire Project Sunshine's volunteer networks to take part in campaigns
  • Assist with general office work including running errands, answering phones, filing, assisting with special projects and fundraising events, and other roles as needed

Qualifications

  • Self–motivated, good organizational skills, detail–oriented, ability to prioritize, multi–task and meet deadlines
  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of Word, Excel, Internet research)
  • Event planning, marketing, graphic design, and volunteer experience a plus
  • The desire to learn about the nonprofit sector, volunteer management, and/or the arts and public health space
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Project Sunshine
  • Candidates must be willing to commit to at least 10 hours a week or more
  • Comfortable navigating public transportation within the NYC boroughs
 

Internship Benefits

  • Gain invaluable working experience in a passionate, exciting, mission–driven organization
  • Work in a collaborative environment alongside people who are experienced in their fields
  • Establish a professional network and make valuable connections
  • Chance to be fully integrated into the organization, including getting to know how a nonprofit functions and the opportunity to be a part of all staff functions: team meetings and staff engagement activities
  • Professional Development opportunities including intern lunches with staff to discuss career paths, resumes, interviews, and more

To Apply

Both a cover letter and resume are required. Please email your cover letter and resume to info@projectsunshine.org. Please include the cover letter and resume in both the body of the email and as attachments (in case attachments cannot be opened). Please put "Health and Creative Arts Program Internship" in the subject of your email. No phone calls please.

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