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To eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease by advancing research, education, screening, and treatment.


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Executive Assistant - Click here for description

Please send all cover letters and resumes to: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 3191–A Airport Loop Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626; Attn: Gregory Scott, Executive Director or you can e-mail to mdortch@ockomen.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Intern positions

Programs Intern
TIME FRAME- Ongoing, flexible hours per week.
PRIMARY DUTIES- Assist with projects related to programs, education, and survivorship. Activities vary based on the time-frame; year-round tasks include assisting with the wig bank, Speaker’s Bureau program, health fairs, Mammogram-a-thon screenings (May and October), community and treatment grants, and library and resource center educational outreach. Respond to inquiries from the public about the Foundation and breast health.

QUALIFICATIONS- Interest in non-profit or event management, with a focus on healthcare. Strong computer and customer service skills. Strong writing, speaking, organizational and computer skills. Detail-oriented, self-motivated and the ability to work independently and with a team. Ability to work on several projects at once. Knowledge of breast health issues a plus. Bilingual in Spanish helpful. Must have transportation.

Development Intern
TIME FRAME- Ongoing, flexible hours per week

PRIMARY DUTIES-
Assist with various fundraising and special events such as BMW Ultimate Drive, Fit for the Cure®, and the Komen Foundation’s Race for the Cure®, Orange County’s largest fundraising event. Assist with database management, answering phones, mailings, maintaining inventory of merchandise, media and public relations, and responding to inquiries from the public about the Foundation, special events, and the Race for the Cure®.

QUALIFICATIONS- Interested in non-profit or event management, public relations or marketing. Strong organizational and computer skills. Good communication and customer service skills. Attention to detail and the ability to work on several projects at once. Familiar with the Orange County area. Must have transportation.

All internships offer flexible scheduling from Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Some positions require attendance at committee meetings and special events, and occasional evening and weekend hours. All internships are unpaid. All candidates should be enrolled at a college or university, exhibit strong organizational skills, good customer service skills, and show enthusiasm. To apply: Send a resume and cover letter to Megan Blash, Volunteer Outreach Coordinator, at the Komen Foundation, 3191-A Airport Loop Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. Fax: (714) 957-9155. Phone: (714) 957-9157 ext. 30. E-mail:mblash@ockomen.com.


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