Development Intern (Omaha, NE) | American Lung Association

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Development Intern (Omaha, NE)

City: Omaha

State: Nebraska

The Development Intern will work with the American Lung Association staff to implement signature events and engage participants across the state of Nebraska


  • Gain a basic understanding of the American Lung Association & nonprofit operations
    • Become knowledgeable about Nebraska mission-driven programs and Signature Special Events
    • Participate in staff meetings and webinar learning opportunities
    • Understand branding guidelines and implementation
    • Create portfolio upon completion of internship
  • Special Events
    • Assist with volunteer communication, outreach, and recruitment
    • Create, disseminate and manage marketing and promotion
    • Utilize internet & traditional marketing resources to advertise event (social media)
    • Assist in securing in-kind donations
    • Assist with mailings
    • Assist with data entry
    • Assist special event coordinator in event participant troubleshooting
    • Coordinate the thank you letters, recognition for sponsors, contributors, participants & volunteers
    • Recruitment, coaching and thank you phone calls

Un-Paid Internship Position, must be eligible for course credit

Schedule: 10-12 Hours/week minimum

Office Location: 8990 W. Dodge Road Suite 226, Omaha, NE 68114


  • We seek an enthusiastic and reliable individual who is interested in developing a career in fundraising.
  • Qualified candidates should possess strong writing skills, attention to detail and have a keen interest in the mission of the American Lung Association.
  • Ability to multi-task, strong writing skills, perform in a team environment, willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Computer Proficiency – Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher
  • Comfortable speaking to patients, volunteers, & sponsors
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest maintains a smoke-free work place, all employees must abstain from use tobacco in any form.

Application Procedure

To apply send cover letter and resume (include job title in subject of email) to:

Kristi Anthis
American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest

The American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest is dedicated to a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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