Intern, Health Promotions (OR #1920-20)
The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Intern, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in our Tigard, OR office. Working alongside members of the Health Promotion & Education Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy.
In this role, the intern will assist the American Lung Association Health Promotion & Education staff to execute health promotion activities to gain experience in the field of public health.
This is a great opportunity for the intern to enhance their skills in organization, multi-tasking and communications. The intern can expect to develop confidence and marketable skills by engaging in or assisting with many of the following activities:
- Gain a basic understanding of the American Lung Association
- Become knowledgeable of mission, development, and advocacy efforts
- Gain technical training by utilizing staff and resources
- Participate in board meetings, events, programs and learning opportunities
- Health Promotions
- Assist with general administrative support for upcoming events and programs to gain exposure to specific events terminology
- Assist in the development of marketing materials and outreach strategies
- Assist in building community partnerships and distributing educational resources
- Assist with brainstorming and providing creative ideas to execute periodic projects and assist in applying for grant opportunities
- Gain a basic understanding of health promotions strategies
- Learn more about non-profit structure, including mission, development, and advocacy efforts
- Learn about team building and collaborating with staff
- Learn how to develop communications to promote upcoming health education programs
- Learn to cultivate relationships
- Learn how to communicate in a professional office setting
TYPE OF INTERNSHIP
Before internship begins, documentation from the school may be required stating that this internship opportunity is eligible for academic credits.
This is an unpaid internship position requiring a minimum time commitment of 15 hours per week (flexible schedule) and must be eligible for course credit. This position is for Fall 2019.
- Must be working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, Social Sciences, Public Health, Non-Profit Management or a related field
- Must be eligible to receive college credit for internship
- Qualified candidates must be enthusiastic, reliable, and interested in developing a career in public health or non-profit management
- 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 multitask, perform in a team environment, and a demonstrated willingness to learn
- Ability to work independently
- Computer Proficiency – Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher
- Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs. (supplies)
- Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all unpaid interns and volunteers must abstain from tobacco use in any form
Please e-mail you cover letter and resume to (include EXACT title in subject of email):
Email: [email protected]
The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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