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Intern opportunities announced at Niagara Hospice

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Thu, Feb 15th 2018 05:10 pm
Niagara Hospice is offering two paid summer internship opportunities for college students living in eastern Niagara County, or any student attending Niagara University or Niagara County Community College. Students are encouraged to apply for the marketing and public relations internship or the special events internship, both made possible through the Grigg Lewis Foundation's workership program.
The primary focus of the workership program is to provide financial assistance to area college students; allow local institutions to expand their summer programming; and to benefit the entire community by the expanded and improved programs of the agencies.
The marketing and public relations intern will play an integral part in the marketing and public relations of Niagara Hospice throughout the course of the summer. The intern will help develop promotional and educational materials, participate in marketing and PR activities for Niagara Hospice (including research and data compilation), and assist with community outreach initiatives and special events to help increase awareness and funding for Niagara Hospice. Necessary skills include graphic design, Microsoft Office, writing, multitasking, as well as general office, organization and social media skills. Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite knowledge is preferred.
The student will be involved in the planning and execution of fundraisers during the summer. Necessary skills include desktop publishing, Microsoft Office, writing, general office skills, multitasking, organization and superior telephone etiquette.
Anyone interested in applying for the workership positions must be a college student who will be returning to studies in the fall of 2018, or a high school graduate who has been accepted at an accredited college for fall 2018. To apply, applicants may visit the careers page at www.NiagaraHospice.org for more information and application instructions.
Interviews will be held during spring break; potential applicants are urged to apply as soon as possible.
Since serving its first patient in 1988, Niagara Hospice has served over 25,000 individuals as well as their immediate and extended families. Hospice is specialized care for the terminally ill that includes physical, emotional, spiritual and bereavement care for families. Hospice care is appropriate for any advanced stage illness, not just cancer, where the prognosis is a life expectancy of approximately six months or less. For more information, visit NiagaraHospice.org or call 716-439-4417.

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