Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Donor Development and Operations Intern

    Locations US-OH-Columbus
    # of Openings
    FLSA Status
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    At The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), we're passionate about our mission: to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS volunteers help carry out this mission in so many ways: supporting patients, family members, healthcare professionals, and our community, driving policy advocacy, participating in our campaigns, and helping LLS build much needed capacity.


    The purpose of this role is to assist with specific projects and activities, many of which are likely to enhance revenue generation for fundraising campaigns. The outcomes of this role serve our mission work by helping staff to keep records and files up-to-date and accurate.


    Local LogisticsInterns will work a minimum of 10 hours per week (fall and spring) and 20 hours (summer). Internships are available during the spring, summer and fall. Students must own a laptop and be able to arrange transportation to and from LLS office, events, etc. Some events may require the student to work nights or weekends when available. 


    Internships are not paid. Interns who seek college credit for their experience should work with LLS to meet criteria. 




    Interns will work closely with the chapter staff to develop a work plan that will benefit the campaign, and best utilize their knowledge and skills. Interns will help manage, but are not limited to the following tasks: 

    • Assist with portfolio communication management 
    • Development of our annual appeal (December & April)  
    • Assist with processing wealth screening requests, historical giving profiles, etc.
    • Support donor operations with data entry and gift acknowledgment 
    • Overall campaign support




    Interns should be college students studying communications, marketing, public relations, non-profit management or a related field. Social Work and Human Services students will be accepted if they have an interest or knowledge in fundraising and marketing communications. Successful candidates will have the following qualities and skills: 

    • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
    • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills 
    • Excellent Interpersonal & Writing Skills 
    • Results-oriented 
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
    • Professional demeanor and appearance
    • Confidentiality with all patient/donor/volunteer information




    LLS will provide an orientation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as training in Campaign360 and on specific campaign fundraising initiatives.


    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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