Internship Opportunities

Marketing and Events Internship

We are seeking an intern to assist with marketing communications activities to raise awareness and participation in our programs, events, and fundraising campaigns.

Volunteer Job Title: Marketing and Events Intern

Reports to: Marketing and Events Manager

Location:  Family Connection office located at 1800 St. Julian Place in Columbia. Some hours may be remote.

Hours: 6 – 10 hours per week. (2-3 shifts per week). Position can begin as early as May 9th. End date flexible for August or later.


  • Assist with layout of online newsletters
  • Update event postings on web site calendar
  • Coordinate mailings
  • Log volunteer applications
  • Help plan and implement a communication and logistics timeline for fundraising events
  • Writing, editing, and/or proofreading of newsletters, news releases, and other materials
  • Update and maintain media lists
  • Distribute news releases to media contacts and make follow up calls
  • Monitor media coverage
  • Assist with publicity, scripting, set up and event-day activities


  • Current college student studying public relations, or marketing communications (sophomore, junior or senior).
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple long- and short-term tasks
  • Adept with detail-oriented tasks
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative thinker
  • Positive attitude and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word Office Suite
  • Knowledge of internet navigation and social media practices
  • Ability to work independently/virtually, and with team members from Family Connection staff, volunteers, and families

Send resume to:
Jacki Garbinsky, Marketing and Events Manager
[email protected]