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The Word:


How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Position Title:
Light the Night Campaign Intern
Long Island Chapter
Hauppauge, NY

Unpaid Intern position

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is seeking an intern to assist with implementing activities associated with its Light The Night Walk campaign. The ideal intern will have a working knowledge of database and Social Media maintenance, and managing logistics for various projects.

Job Description:

  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk funds lifesaving research and support for people battling cancer. Friends, families and co-workers form fundraising teams and millions of consumers help by donating at retail outlets. These efforts culminate in inspirational, memorable evening walks in over two hundred communities each fall across North America.
  • The intern will work at the Long Island Chapter in Hauppauge, NY, where he/she will perform diverse projects and activities for the Light The Night Walk to support and enhance income production.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Administers select on-going programs and/or special projects (e.g. prize distribution, volunteer coordination, event logistics coordination, etc.)
  • Provides administrative and clerical support for The Light The Night Walk.
  • Maintains assigned office, program and event records, files, and databases.
  • Prepares event related correspondence and reports.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society mission and its programs to address them.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Method of Supervision:

  • Intern will work under the direction, supervision and training of the Light the Night Campaign staff.


Desired Organizational Outcomes:

  • At LLS, we work each day on making our mission a reality: to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. We are confident that the intern will help spread LLS? mission so that we can end cancer.


Desired Student Outcomes:

  • As a member of the LLS team, you'll work in an environment that values communication, critical thinking, collaboration, the ability to problem solve and most of all a passion to help others. 
  • The selected candidate will gain valuable experience in the areas of: business and non-profit operations; development and fundraising; marketing & PR; and community relations.



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and database management skills
  • Tech savvy, i.e. eMarketing, Facebook, and Twitter
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Strong interpersonal skills and judgment
  • Professional demeanor
  • Must be able to dedicate 2-3 days a week. Work hours and days are flexible in order to work around class schedules.

      Please email, fax or mail cover letter and updated resume to:

      Email to: recruiting.nyl@lls.org
      Fax to: 631.370.7560

      Or mail to:
      The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
      1324 Motor Parkway, Suite 102
      Hauppauge, NY 11749

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms.  Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses.  LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. 

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

last updated on Friday, July 18, 2014