Nonprofit Event Internship

Feeding Children Everywhere Grand Prairie , TX 75050

Posted 4 months ago

EVENT INTERN

HOURS: 15 Hrs/wk

LOCATION: Dallas Fort Worth, TX

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Internship

AREAS OF INTEREST: Events, Travel, Event Management, Development, Public Speaking, Client Relations, Volunteer Management, Nonprofit, Charity

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Feeding Children Everywhere is a non-profit organization committed to providing healthy meals to those in need. The mission is to 'activate people for a hunger-free world' and this is accomplished through many programs and hunger initiatives, such as "Hunger Projects". Hunger Projects are high energy, volunteer events that mobilize thousands of volunteers across the US to hand package healthy meals for hungry people. To date, Feeding Children Everywhere has distributed over 96 million meals to hungry people across the globe, reaching over 50 countries and 5 continents.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is the face, the life, and the enthusiasm of Feeding Children Everywhere. As an event intern you have the amazing opportunity to lead Hunger Projects, both big and small, all over the United States.

This internship gives you the opportunity to learn the ins-and-outs of event management, relationship development, and volunteer empowerment. Duties include interacting with clients and volunteers in a professional manner, coordinating project setup and breakdown, helping manage project teams, and emceeing at projects as needed.

This is a mobile position that is 100% travel based, both locally and across the U.S. You will have regular meetings with your Intern manager and event team, as well as bi-weekly meetings with the intern department. An open schedule will set you up for success with this position and an eager, independent, work ethic will help you thrive.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

First and foremost, empowering, mobilizing, and connecting with PEOPLE.

  • Traveling across the US to lead large volunteer projects

  • Leading pre event setup & post event break down

  • Emceeing and public speaking during volunteer events

  • Training volunteers as a table captain

  • Connecting with event host/volunteers ensuring excellent customer service

  • Complete post event action reports

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • YOU WANT TO SEE THE WORLD: 100% travel-based position and availability to work 20 hours/week
  • YOU'RE FREE AS A BIRD: Flexibility with hunger projects and meetings, an open schedule is required
  • YOU LIGHT UP A ROOM: Enthusiastic, great interpersonal skills and a can-do attitude
  • YOU TAKE CHARGE: Outstanding decision making abilities and leadership qualities
  • YOU'VE GOT THE GIFT OF GAB: Excellent verbal communication skills on a mic
  • YOU'RE PROFESSIONAL IN ALL YOUR WAYS: Specifically, verbal and overall presence
  • YOU HAVE A SAFETY-FIRST MENTALITY: You have knowledge of effective safety precautions
  • THE PERKS
  • TRAVEL: Travel the world, all expenses covered
  • PER DIEM: A loaded personal card to cover food/personal expenses during travel
  • TIME OFF: 25 hrs of time off throughout the semester, as well as University holidays
  • NETWORKING: Opportunity to work with industry partners and clients
  • EXPERIENCE: Gain meaningful, relevant work experience in the events industry
  • GROWTH: Continuous training/leadership opportunities for personal and professional development
  • PEOPLE: Work with a vibrant group of people who are passionate about ending hunger
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