Events Assistant- Internship | American Lung Association

Events Assistant- Internship

City: Detroit

State: Michigan

Events Assistant- Internship

City: Madison Heights

State: Michigan

Intern Job Description

Job Title: Events Assistant - Internship

Purpose: Under supervision of Special Events staff assist with:

·     LUNG FORCE Walk and Fight for Air Climb

·     Donation requests

·     Participant and volunteer recruitment

·     Communications pertaining to special events participants

·     Logistics planning

·     Preparing/ producing marketing and media materials

·     Preparing print materials

·     Assist with volunteer coordination for all fundraising events

·     Building community relations

·     Coordination of sponsor benefits


American Lung Association in Michigan
1475 E. 12 Mile Rd.
Madison Heights, MI 48071

Time Commitment: Prefer 8-12 hours per week – schedule may be flexible, based on project requirements. Time commitment may increase as event/project deadlines approach.

Supervisor: Rachel Predebon, Volunteer Coordinator

Organization: American Lung Association in Michigan

Training: On-the-job training will be provided as necessary.


·     Actively follow-up with participants, volunteers, and in-kind donors

·     Collect, organize, input and ensure accuracy of all registration information from participating sponsors and/or individuals for respective projects

·     Assist with office duties, answer telephone, respond to event related questions

·     Volunteer recruitment and organization

·     Secure in-kind donations and logistical items for event day including refreshments and entertainment

·     Perform other duties as assigned


·     Excellent experience with projects and people working within the American Lung Association in Michigan

·     Involvement in a variety of national and local program efforts

·     Experience great special events benefiting a great cause

·     Opportunities to contribute to improvement of the LUNG FORCE Walk and/or other events

·     College credit, if applicable

·     Networking opportunities within the community

·     Mentoring relationship with assigned supervisor

·     Letters of recommendation provided upon successful completion of internship


·     Willingness to work on a flexible schedule and to travel throughout the city (no overnight travel required)

·     Computer experience (Word, Excel, Power Point)

·     Well developed organizational skills with attention to detail

·     A self-starter with a strong desire to learn

·     Must enjoy working as a team member

·     Good communication skills- written, verbal and phone

·     Self-directed, enthusiastic, and creative

·     Positive attitude and flexible

·     Customer-service and relationship-building focus

·     Must be able to lift a 40lb box

·     Must have valid driver's license and own transportation

To apply send cover letter and resume to:
American Lung Association of Michigan
ATTN: Rachel Predebon
1475 E. 12 Mile Rd. Madison Heights, MI 48071
Rachel Predebon at
248-784-2008 – fax

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