Job Opportunities


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

NFPRHA is seeking candidates for an events internship for that will span two semesters (during the fall of 2019 and spring of 2020). This intern will be integral to carrying out responsibilities leading up to and during association events such as the winter seasonal meeting, annual national conference, and annual fundraising event. The Events Intern will receive a diverse range of experience supporting staff, NFPRHA members, and external stakeholders.

The Events Intern will commit 22.5 hours per week from August/September 2019 through May 2020. Start/end dates and working schedule are flexible. The Events Intern will be required to attend the National Conference from March 8-11, 2020 in Washington, DC.


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 and annual fundraising event.
  • Manage conference speaker logistics.
  • Create and send conference registration invoices.
  • Assist with updating information in conference app.
  • 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.
  • Work on site during national conference and fundraising event.
  • Assist with updating NFPRHA website and information in conference app.
  • 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.

The internship is paid. NFPRHA will also work with student interns and their universities to provide credit for the internship if requested.

To apply: 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. 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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