Program and Events Coordinator Summer 2024 Internship


Responsible for assisting in planning and managing WPBDF’s programs and fundraising initiatives; including the development, planning and execution of special events.

Time Commitment: 15-20 hours per week, flexible schedule

Pay: $13/hour

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with the implementation, development, and monitoring of all programs.
  • Assist with management of program and special events budget.
  • Coordinate special event and program marketing, mailings, event production elements, and volunteer recruitment and management for day of the event.
  • Solicit event underwriting for fundraising and programs as necessary, in-kind donations of goods and services, sponsors for Foundation programs from corporations and individuals.
  • Maintain database for direct mail/email/event solicitations.
  • Assist with fulfillment of patient assistance requests, including ordering medical ID jewelry and mailing information packets.
  • Assist in the maintenance of Foundation’s website as well as social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Develop and maintain marketing materials for the Foundation (brochures, etc.)
  • Communicate effectively with consumers, providers, vendors, volunteers, donors, and the Board as assigned.
  • Carry out special projects as assigned.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate as spokesperson within diverse populations.
  • Requires exceptional marketing and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated, able to work effectively both in teams and independently.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel), database management and internet research.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and follow-through.

Additional Requirements

Occasional travel required and occasional work at evening or weekend events.

Submit cover letter and resume no later than March 18, 2024 to Kara Dornish, Executive Director, at

Job Type: Internship

Hourly Rate: $13.00 per hour

Work Location: In person

Job Type: Internship

Pay: $13.00 per hour

Expected hours: 15 – 20 per week


  • Day shift

Ability to Relocate:

  • Beaver, PA 15009: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person