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ALPS and Families Internship / Amateur Sports

Special Olympics Illinois

General Responsibilities

-Assist Director of Athlete Leadership Programs (ALPs) & Families with program development and implementation of enhanced opportunities and experiences for the athlete leaders and families of Special Olympics Illinois focusing on education, outreach and awareness
-Support family initiatives in the 18 area programs throughout the state.
-Assist in managing social media outlets including research of content, scheduling, posting & reporting.
-Engage and educate families via mailings, email and enews content.
-Assist in the research, screening and solicitation of potential sponsors.
-Establish communication with committees and staff including Area Directors.
-Participate in meetings and conference calls where appropriate.

Required Qualifications

-Internship must be taken for college credit.
-No experience necessary, but must have completed at least 4 semesters of college or community college coursework.
-Must have a valid driverís license.
-Must have ability to work independently and scheduled regular contact with supervisor
-Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
-Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
-Ability to meet deadlines.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
-Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Google Docs.
-Proficient in social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Based out of Normal, IL 8-20 hours per week with some evenings and weekends as the position demands.

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