American Cancer Society

Just received a request for some volunteer support from my colleague Brook Billings so if you’re interested please contact her directly at the email listed below.
American Cancer Society!

The ideal candidate will possess the following: 
   Ability to work between 10 and 15 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months
   Ability to take ownership of and manage projects
   Ability to work independently and with groups
   Strong oral and written communication skills
   Attention to detail and organization
   Proficiency in Microsoft Office
   Commitment to American Cancer Society mission

Position Description
The Special Events Intern will be assigned to work primarily on one special event, and will work with and report to the Income Development Staff.  Responsibilities are included but not limited to the following: 
   Assist with special event coordination and planning
   Recruit and work with volunteers and planning committee members
   Attend planning committee meetings
   Solicit sponsorship and in-kind donations
   Assist with event publicity and marketing including printed materials, emails, direct mail, website, and press releases
   Assist with special event logistics and operations
   Assist with special event data entry and administrative tasks
   Assist with other special event assignments as needed
   *The ACS will work with colleges/universities to ensure credits are awarded appropriately for
an internship. Hours are flexible and will be coordinated based on availability and requirements of school.

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from
cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

If you are interested, please email Brooke Billings at

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY North Shore 820 Davis Street #400 Evanston, IL 60201

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