Join the Arthritis Support Network team which is dedicated to improving the lives of adults living with arthritis and rheumatic diseases through personalized help & support
The primary responsibility this Administrative interns/volunteers are to support the Arthritis Support Network Director in various administrative projects.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to
Arthritis Support Network Adminstration
- Work closely with the Arthritis Support Network Director
- Provide general adminstrative support.
- Email blasts to various constituents.
- Helps to maintain constituent database.
Volunteer Program Management
- Work closely with the Arthritis Support Network Director to develop Support Group training materials/toolkit.
- Assist in developing our programs using best and effective practices, evaluations, and compose organizational documents etc.
- Assist with the volunteer inquiry process which includes tracking and responding to volunteer inquiries from the Support Network Leader training program, and tracking/follow up on volunteers.
- Provide general data entry support related to statistics, scheduling and more.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to multitask and work independently
- Excellent organization skill
- Demonstrate a knowledge of social media, Microsoft office and other virtual/cloud based software or is willing to learn
- High level of attention to detail and seeing projects through to their completion
- Ability to prioritize and handle a variety of projects simultaneously
- Must be a self-starter, with the ability to work independently and as a part of a team
- Strong research skills
- Experience with Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Adobe Acrobat, CiviCRM and Google docs --preferred
- Pledge a six-month minimum of sustained volunteering
- Passion for grassroots organizing and impacting adults living with arthritis
This unpaid position is voluntary. Initially we will meet in West LA and then some tasks can be done virtually. Whether you join us as an expert or a novice, there are opportunities available to truly make a difference in our community. Leadership growth is encouraged. This is a great position for someone interested in building basic administrative skills and learning about the non-profit sector.
ABOUT ARTHRITIS SUPPORT NETWORK: Arthritis Introspective merged with the Arthritis Foundation in 2016 to provide in personalzied help and support to adults living with arthritis & rheumatic diseases and are expanding our efforts in in person arthritis support networks across the US.
Goal: Our goal is to improve the lives of adults living with arthritis and rheumatic diseases through connection, education and empowerment.
Vision: To ensure that people with any form of arthritis and rheumatic disease are empowered to not just survive with arthritis but thrive!
- To foster Support Groups for adults living with arthritis to help them overcome the physical and psychological challenges of severe chronic illness.
- To host the Gathering Conference, a three-day conference focused on wellness, education, and empowerment for people and their loved ones from around the country.
- To provide outreach via our website, www.arthritisintrospective.org, social media presences and Inspire Online Community.
Interns/volunteers will provide substantial contributions to our organization’s growth and be truly integrated members of our team. We are looking for people who are flexible, proactive, responsible, and passionate.
If you are interested, please complete the VOLUNTEER / INTERN APPLICATION.