Viva La Familia Gala Assistant
I. Brief Overview of Host Organization (Mission and Relevant Programs)
NPH USA supports Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH, Spanish for "Our Little Brothers and Sisters"), which is raising more than 3,200 orphaned, abandoned, and disadvantaged boys and girls in Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru. An additional 3,200 children who live outside the homes receive scholarships, meals and healthcare. NPH community outreach programs provided over 114,000 services in 2018.
II. Intern Position (Focus and Responsibilities)
During the internship the applicant will learn and work directly with the Midwest Development team. This regional team is a small and close knit team that puts an emphasis on having a good time while working hard for the children that we serve. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication and being proactive. This role's main purpose is to help with the details of the Viva La Familia Gala on October 26th and to establish the plans behind running the event.
III. Desired Qualifications of Applicants
· Must be available to work until Wednesday, November 13th.
· A people person/customer service oriented
· A multi-tasker
· Quick on your feet! A creative problem solver
· Detail obsessed
· The desire to learn and try new things
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Excellent in Microsoft Programs
*This internship is unpaid.
IV. Work Location and Environment for Fellow
Most of the activities for this event will take place in our office located in the Chicago Loop. You must be available the entire weekend of October 26th. Intern does not need to have a car.
V. Supervisor of Fellow
The direct supervisor will be Meg Brockman who is the Development Coordinator for the region and the lead on all special events and marketing efforts. You will work to help Meg run a beautiful, fun, and successful Viva La Familia Gala.