- 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.
- All LLS volunteers agree to use our volunteer management platform to report service hours, receive email and other communication, access tools, receive LLS updates and use other features relevant to my volunteer role.
- The LLS provides critical support to individuals diagnosed with blood cancers and their families. We provide support groups in many regions across the country, information and referral, access to clinical trials, and peer to peer support.
- Campaign Support Intern
The Campaign Support Intern helps LLS campaigns build capacity. All projects are completed with support and assistance of the intern’s volunteer manager. The Campaign Support Intern completes a project that helps at least one campaign but does not fit within one of the other internship role descriptions. Examples of projects may include:
• Completing a project related to marketing/communications and event logistics.
• Completing a project related to a new or upcoming field of work.
The volunteer manager for this position will provide details regarding the specific project this intern will complete
Volunteer should possess the following skills/qualifications:
• Enrolled in an accredited university/college program for which the student is required to complete and internship
• A minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (exceptions will be considered with justification)
• At least 18 years of age
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Self Directed
• Willingness and ability to attend events outside standard work hours (9-5 M-F) as appropriate for the project.
Background Check Required
- LLS Internships are 12 weeks
- Experience working with a national non-profit
- Develop professional skills
- College credit (as appropriate)
- Join a community of individuals for whom beating cancer is in their blood.
- Professional Development and Mentorship
- LLS will provide the volunteer with an orientation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as training in LLS specific software needed to complete the project.