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Friday, February 19, 2016

Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota - Special Event Intern

Position Summary

To assist the Development Department with the overall implementation of the Twin Cities Walk to End Alzheimer’s for the Alzheimer’s Association, Minnesota-North Dakota. This position must be willing to work for approximately 12 to 20 hours per week during the summer. This internship will include aspects of event planning, including: logistics, marketing and promotion, volunteer engagement, team captain and walker stewardship, and implementation on Walk day.


1. Strong organizational skills
2. Ability to work independently
3. Good interpersonal communication skills
4. Motivated and resourceful
5. Dependable
6. Positive attitude with a willingness to learn
7. Ability to relate to individuals of all socio-economic backgrounds
8. Must have applicable coursework.

Position Requirements

Individual will need or develop:
1. Possess excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills
2. Familiarity with Association and community disease-related resources, programs and events, plus a basic/comfortable level of knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias.
3. Must have basic computer skills.


Individual may perform and gain experience in the following activities:

1. Special events coordination
2. Volunteer engagement
3. Committee meeting management
4. Marketing
5. Public relations
6. Media relations
7. Public speaking engagements


All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with known disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. The volunteer may be asked to follow other instructions or perform other duties as requested.

Physical Activity: Must be able to perform a variety of physical activities

Reasoning: Follow verbal instructions and carry out assigned tasks

Language & Working Conditions:
1. Must be able to communicate the mission and objectives of the association (both verbally and in writing) in a variety of community settings.
2. Must be able to speak and write English in an understandable manner
3. Must be able to read English
4. Must be able to see and hear adequately to fulfill requirements of position
5. Works in a variety of community settings
6. May have high volume of public contact
7. Willingness and ability to travel with personal vehicle to event

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