Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Intern, Light The Night

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
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    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."


    The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.


    Light The Night is an inspirational community event held in the fall at four Indiana locations: Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Kendallville and Lafayette. Light The Night brings together friends, family and the corporate community to support patients and families who know the burden of cancer.


    Please note: This is an unpaid internship.


    The LLS intern will assist campaign staff with various areas of the planning and implementation for the Light The Night campaign. The intern’s primary concentration will be on communications planning, customer service, volunteer acquisition and management, but other duties will present themselves periodically. The following is a breakdown of potential daily activities:

    • Assist with planning and implementing campaign communications plan across multiple channels
    • Organize LTN involvement at various expos and fairs for Light the Night campaign
    • Solicit silent auction donations and gift cards for Light the Night
    • Support Light the Night retail partner programs in Indianapolis area
    • Assist with volunteer acquisition and management of our volunteer program for Light The Night
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Excellent written and oral communication skills; must be comfortable speaking on the phone
    • Interest in non-profits, marketing, fundraising and relationship-building
    • Strong organizational skills; must keep detailed notes and adhere to set deadlines
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
    • Superior customer service skills


    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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