Volunteer Development Intern – Fall 2012, starting August


The Volunteer Development Intern works as a member of the affiliate development team to lend support to (2) fall fundraising luncheons and the 2013 Race for the Cure.

The intern will report to the Development Coordinator, under the direction of the Corporate Relations Manager and the Development Manager.  Key areas of responsibility include event customer service, event production assistance, attendance and participation in promotional or third party events and event planning meetings, and providing administrative support to the staff and volunteer event chairs.

This is a part time, unpaid and temporary position:   August 1, 2012 – November 1, 2012.

Major Functions

  • Manage event related customer service issues and provide timely, sensitive, accurate assistance to Affiliate stakeholders.
  • Work within event databases to handle refunds, donations or changes as assigned.
  • Oversee event related volunteer projects to include communicating volunteer needs with Affiliate Volunteer Coordinator, training and supervising project volunteers. Organize and oversee volunteer groups to expedite mailing, organizational, and assembly projects.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, awards and prizes.
  • Provide administrative support including event mailings and collateral      distribution, accessing and providing event reports, maintaining calendars, meeting minutes and email communications.
  • Attend event Committee meetings as schedule allows; provide administrative support as needed.
  • Coordinate, provide logistical support and attend promotional events.
  • Assist in processing event registrations for two fundraising luncheons via      telephone, email and through the online software program.
  • Communicate as necessary to stakeholders, staff, and volunteers on event logistics and details.
  • Create and print and/or assemble luncheon event collateral materials including name tags, table signage, and donation packets.
  • Produce mail merge materials: name badges, acknowledgements, confirmations, and marketing collateral.
  • Attend and assist in day of luncheon event production.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Education

  • Candidate must be available to work 15 hours a week   – hours are flexible
  • Excellent written, verbal, and  interpersonal communication skills.       Effective presentation skills a must
  • Technologically proficient; efficient  with email programs and entire Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with office administration including copy and postage machines.
  • Candidate must be available to  work 9am – 4pm on event dates: 

October 4, Lunch for the Cure, Tacoma

October 24, Power of a Promise, Seattle

  • Keen interest in the mission of the Affiliate
  • Experience and/or interest in non-profit fundraising and events coordination
  • Proven customer service skills a must
  • Ability to work in a confidential setting, protecting confidential data and information
  • Self-motivated individual with  the ability to multi-task
  • Willingness to learn new  methods and skills
  • Preference given to applicants  who have completed sophomore level college work
  • Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds; capable of standing for one hour or more.   
  • Valid driver’s license, personal insurance, and access to reliable vehicle required
  • Candidacy will be subject to criminal background check


Send resume and cover letter to

Jennifer Teeler- Volunteer Coordinator

Puget Sound Affiliate – Susan G. Komen for the Cure

112 Fifth Ave N

Seattle WA 98109



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