Job Opportunities


Supervisor: Director, Executive Office
Status: Non-Exempt, Intern - Paid

NFPRHA is seeking candidates for a virtual events internship for the Spring 2021 term. This intern will be integral to carrying out responsibilities leading up to and during the association’s 2021 virtual National Conference. The Events Intern will receive a diverse range of experience supporting staff, NFPRHA members, and other conference supporters and external stakeholders.

NFPRHA is currently 100% remote work because of the COVID-19 pandemic; current staff resides in the District of Columbia and the following states: Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Iowa, and Colorado. As a result, only candidates that reside in the District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Iowa, and Colorado are eligible for consideration for this remote position.

The Events Intern will commit to 22.5 hours per week during the Spring 2021 semester (February 2021 to May 2021). Start/end dates and working schedule are flexible, and we will be interviewing on a rolling basis. The Events Intern will be required to virtually attend the National Conference from April 12-14, 2021.

NFPRHA staff rely on interns to make substantive and supportive contributions to our work. The Events Intern will support staff with key responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Assist with the planning, registration, logistics, and operations leading up to the national conference.
  • Manage conference speaker logistics.
  • Create and send conference registration invoices
  • Assist with building and management of the virtual conference platform
  • Support marketing and communications efforts with NFPRHA members, and other conference supporters and external stakeholders.
  • Support the collection and submission of member continuing education unit certification.
  • Assist with updating NFPRHA website with pertinent conference details.
  • Maintain records in database.


  • Steadfast commitment to NFPRHA's mission.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Capacity to accept feedback and adjust as needed.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to adjust strategies in real time.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and on projects with multiple supervisors.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage changing priorities.
  • Innovative thinker who is interested in sharing and implementing new ideas.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Comfort working with computer software and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Basic HTML knowledge or an interest in learning.
  • Ability and desire to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Desire to gain nonprofit and/or event planning experience.
  • Self-starter.

Interns are paid $15/hour, overtime eligible, paid on federal holidays when scheduled to work, and receive three personal leave days per semester. NFPRHA will also work with student interns and their universities to provide credit for the internship if requested.

Submit a cover letter and resume to Illysa Schrager at; please include “Events Internship” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews take place on a rolling basis. No phone calls.

Note: this position may be adapted for people at different skill levels, and you do not need to be currently enrolled in school to apply.

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