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Special Olympics North Carolina
Morrisville, North Carolina
volunteers@sonc.net

Internship Description:

Special Olympics North Carolina is currently seeking interns to serve in various departments for spring & summer 2020. The time commitment can vary from 10 to 24 hours a week, depending on the internship requirements and event schedule. Please note that locations for internships may vary. All intern positions are on a strictly volunteer basis. 

We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

  • Athlete and Program Development Intern
  • Communications Intern
  • Development and Fundraising Intern
  • Volunteer Engagement Intern
  • Sports Intern
  • Sustainable Events Intern

 More specific information about the available internships can be found at https://sonc.net/about-us/internships/

To learn more about SONC’s intern program or to express interest in a position, send a cover letter and resume to volunteers@sonc.net or mail to Special Olympics North Carolina, 2200 Gateway Centre Boulevard, Suite 201, Morrisville, NC 27560. If you are applying for a communications internship, please also send three writing samples with one being a feature story. Other examples of writing samples could be a press release or media alert.

Intern Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computers and system/software programs utilized by SONC
  • Possess a valid driver’s license or have transportation to/from work
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Experience with PC Microsoft Windows and the software programs associated with Windows
  • Occasional nights/weekends

Intern Work Schedule:

  • Suggested spring schedule: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for two or three days a week anytime Monday through Friday, with added evenings and weekends as position demands
  • Suggested spring schedule: minimum of 15 hours for at least 3 days a week
  • Spring & summer schedule should include the 2020 Summer Games May 29-31
  • Suggested summer Schedule: 2-3 full days per week in office
  • Schedule is flexible and can vary week to week as necessary