Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Nonprofit Event Planning Internship, Unpaid, Fall 2011

The YWCA Special events intern will assist the Events Coordinator in all aspects of planning numerous special events including galas, golf tournaments, races, and luncheons, as well as smaller events like tours, alumni/board luncheons and other departmental events. Internship will have a flexible schedule so as not to conflict with individual's school schedule. The YWCAĆ¢€™s mission is eliminating racism, empowering women

Benefits to Intern:

Gaining comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of event planning including fundraising, sponsorship solicitation, planning and logistics.
Will offer hands on, real world experience planning a wide range of events
The unpaid internship can provide school credit and offers valuable experience in the non-profit and event planning industries.

Coordinating, facilitating, and implementing special events both on and off-site
Transporting supplies to and from events
Coordinating volunteers and volunteer schedules
Assist with mailings and phone calls to past and current participants, team captains, and potential sponsors
Attend committee meetings when possible
Assisting with various record-keeping and administrative details associated with events
Other duties as assigned

Excellent writing, research and interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, internet and e-mail
Ability to prioritize and handle a variety of assignments simultaneously
Attention to detail and accountability
Self-motivated and able to work in a fast paced environment
Friendly, outgoing, helpful personality
Time Commitment: Schedule based on individual.
Paid or Unpaid position: Unpaid
College Credit available: Yes
Location: 2460 NW. 39th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73112

Please send resume and cover letter to Priya Desai at or 2460 W. I-44 Service Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73112.

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