How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."
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 support strategic communications to help raise awareness about LLS and its mission work among internal and external audiences. This is a great opportunity for an undergraduate student seeking experience in the nonprofit communications field. This is an unpaid/volunteer internship, but may be eligible for course credit (dependent on institution's requirements).
Work is flexible and will typically be completed during business hours (9am-5pm). However, the intern may be requested to attend events in order to manage social media.
The outcomes of this role serve our mission and will require the volunteer to perform tasks that may include:
The volunteer should possess the following skills/qualifications: