Intern - Fundraising

\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cb class\u003d""\u003eOur Values\u003c/b\u003e are our strength:\u003cspan class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp; \u003c/span\u003eWe believe in \u003cb class\u003d""\u003eMUSCLE\u003c/b\u003e: \u003cspan class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp; \u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\u003cdiv\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px;text-indent: 36px;line-height:normal"\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eM\u003c/b\u003eission:\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp; \u003c/span\u003eWe're driven to accelerate progress for families and muscle health.\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px;text-indent: 36px;line-height:normal"\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eU\u003c/b\u003enderstanding:\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp; \u003c/span\u003eWe're attentive to our constituent's needs and each other's.\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px;text-indent: 36px;line-height:normal"\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eS\u003c/b\u003etewardship:\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp; \u003c/span\u003eBy investing precious resources wisely, we drive the best possible outcomes.\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px;text-indent: 36px;line-height:normal"\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eC\u003c/b\u003eollaboration:\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp; \u003c/span\u003eWe foster win-win partnerships and build communities.\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px;text-indent: 36px;line-height:normal"\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eL\u003c/b\u003eearning:\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp; \u003c/span\u003eKnowledge powers our success and empowers our people.\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px;text-indent: 36px;line-height:normal"\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eE\u003c/b\u003excellence:\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp; \u003c/span\u003eWe strive to do our best and exceed constituents' expectations.\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px"\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"font-size:18.666666666666664px;line-height:115%;font-family:\u0026quot;Cambria\u0026quot;,serif;color:#365F91" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px"\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"font-size:18.666666666666664px;line-height:115%;font-family:\u0026quot;Cambria\u0026quot;,serif;color:#365F91" class\u003d""\u003ePosition Description:\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/b\u003e \u003c/p\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px"\u003eThe intern will assist with core job functions of the District office. The intern will be given a minimum of one project that will be his/her responsibility to assist with the success of the Fundraising and/or Family Support and Clinical Care Teams. He/she will gain experience working directly with MDA Fundraising and/or Family Support and Clinical Care Teams and MDA families.\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp; \u003c/span\u003eDuties will include assisting in the execution of major fundraising and/or Family Care and Clinical Support programs such as Muscle Walk, Fill the Boot, Shamrocks, etc. They will provide assistance to the District office team and perform additional duties as needed. The objective of this internship is to foster the development of the intern by working with all levels of the office to complete programs and learn both professionally and personally about MDA and the non-profit industry. \u003ca name\u003d"h.gjdgxs" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px"\u003e\u003cspan class\u003d"fftd1"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"font-size:11.333333333333332px;line-height:115%" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal"\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"font-size:18.666666666666664px;line-height:115%;font-family:\u0026quot;Cambria\u0026quot;,serif; color:#365F91; " class\u003d""\u003eResponsibilities:\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/p\u003e \u003cul style\u003d"list-style-type: disc; list-style-position: inside; margin-top: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-left: 0px;"\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxspfirst" style\u003d"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px; margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:18px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px; text-indent:-18px;line-height:normal;"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003eAssist the fundraising coordinators with the execution of major fundraising programs. MDA's Shamrocks Against Dystrophy, Muscle Walk, Lock-Ups, Fill the Boot, Golf Tournaments, Social Events and other community based fundraising. \u003c/li\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxspmiddle" style\u003d"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px; margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:18px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px; text-indent:-18px;line-height:normal;"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003eWork with Fundraising Coordinators to secure donations for the fundraising event. \u003c/li\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxspmiddle" style\u003d"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px; margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:18px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px; text-indent:-18px;line-height:normal;"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003eProvide event assistance to team with preparation of materials. \u003c/li\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxsplast" style\u003d"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px; margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:18px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px; text-indent:-18px;line-height:normal;"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003ePerform other duties as needed\u003c/li\u003e\u003c/ul\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px;line-height: normal"\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"font-size:18.666666666666664px; font-family:\u0026quot;Cambria\u0026quot;,serif;color:#365F91" class\u003d""\u003eCompetencies: \u003c/span\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px;line-height: normal"\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e \u003cul style\u003d"list-style-type: disc; list-style-position: inside; margin-top: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-left: 0px;"\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxspfirst" style\u003d"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px; margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:18px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px; text-indent:-18px;line-height:normal;"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eCommunication Skills:\u003c/b\u003e Clearly and persuasively communicate, listen and seek clarifications; participate in meetings, write clearly and informatively. Initiative - Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team; exhibit sound and accurate judgment, including prioritization and time management skills. \u003c/li\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxspmiddle" style\u003d"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px; margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:18px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px; text-indent:-18px;line-height:normal;"\u003e\u003ca name\u003d"h.jm2shaz10lw8" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/a\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eCustomer Service:\u003c/b\u003e \u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003ePrioritizes internal and external interactions, maintaining the highest standard of donor interactions and responding in a timely manner. \u003c/li\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxspmiddle" style\u003d"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px; margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:18px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px; text-indent:-18px;line-height:normal;"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eFlexibility: \u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/b\u003eRemains open-minded and changes opinions on the basis of new information; performs a wide variety of tasks and changes focus quickly as demands change; manages transitions from task to task effectively; adapts to varying customer needs.\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxsplast" style\u003d"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px; margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:18px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px; text-indent:-18px;line-height:normal;"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eProfessionalism:\u003c/b\u003e Work well in a fast-paced environment; treat others with respect and consideration; accept\u003cspan style\u003d"color:fuchsia" class\u003d""\u003e \u003c/span\u003eresponsibility for own actions; positive/upbeat attitude.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/li\u003e\u003c/ul\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal" style\u003d"margin-bottom:0px;margin-bottom:0.00013333333333333334px;line-height: normal"\u003e\u003cb style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"font-size:18.666666666666664px; font-family:\u0026quot;Cambria\u0026quot;,serif;color:#365F91" class\u003d""\u003eQualifications\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/b\u003e\u003c/p\u003e \u003cul style\u003d"list-style-type: disc; list-style-position: inside; margin-top: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-left: 0px;"\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxspfirst" style\u003d"margin-left:18px; text-indent:-18px;tab-stops:list 18px"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"font-family:Symbol;" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eJunior/Senior working toward a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in related field. \u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\u003c/ul\u003e \u003cul style\u003d"list-style-type: disc; list-style-position: inside; margin-top: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-left: 0px;" class\u003d""\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxspmiddle" style\u003d"margin-left:18px;text-indent:-18px;tab-stops:list 36px"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"font-family:Symbol;" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eCandidates must understand the importance of confidentiality and discretion. \u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxspmiddle" style\u003d"margin-left:18px;text-indent:-18px;tab-stops:list 36px"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"font-family:Symbol;" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eMust have excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to prioritize effectively, and attention to detail. \u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxspmiddle" style\u003d"margin-left:18px;text-indent:-18px;tab-stops:list 36px"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"font-family:Symbol;" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eExcellent customer service skills and the ability to multi-task, remain organized, and work in a fast paced environment. \u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli class\u003d"msolistparagraphcxsplast" style\u003d"margin-left:18px; text-indent:-18px;tab-stops:list 36px"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"font-family:Symbol;" class\u003d""\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eInterns should have basic knowledge of MS Office software to include Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp; \u003c/span\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\u003c/ul\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e \u003cp class\u003d"msonormal"\u003e\u003cspan style\u003d"" class\u003d""\u003eMDA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003c/div\u003e


Meet Some of MDA's Employees

Nathan R.

Director of Business Development

Nathan works with businesses in the local community to develop new partnerships with MDA. The funds he raises help the organization's mission grow and thrive.

Sabrina A.

Executive Director

Sabrina’s primary responsibility is working with the Fundraising Team at MDA to spread awareness about the organization’s mission and raise as much money as possible for the cause.


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