NWPF

Intern with NWPF

COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

The Communications Intern will work with the Communications Manager and program staff to develop communications that benefit the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation community. This may include working with persons who have Parkinson’s, their caregivers/carepartners, family members, and community partners. 

The intern will help manage communications for and promote NWPF’s programs and fundraising events, such as Yoga for Parkinson’s, educational conferences and Team Parkinson’s Walk Seattle. The intern will also develop content for weekly E-News Updates and the website.  

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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM LEADERSHIP INTERN

The Program Leadership Intern will assist the Program Director in developing programs that benefit the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation community.  This may include working with persons who have Parkinson’s, their caregivers/carepartners, family members, and community partners. 

The intern will help manage logistics for existing programs, such as support groups and creative arts therapies like Dance for Parkinson’s.  S/he will collaborate with partners in developing new programs and improving existing programs, such as developing a volunteer management system and increasing access to healthcare.  The intern will also learn how to use fundraising and program software/applications.  

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MPA/MNPL PROGRAM LEADERSHIP INTERN 

The Program Leadership Intern will work with the Program Director to develop programs that benefit the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation community.  This may include working with persons who have Parkinson’s, their caregivers/carepartners, family members, and community partners. 

The intern will collaborate with partners in developing new programs and improving existing programs, such as developing a volunteer management system, cost-benefit analysis or increasing access to healthcare.  

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MSW Intern

The MSW Intern will have varied opportunities to develop his/her professional capacity as a social work practitioner, utilize social work course knowledge and practice fundamental social work skills.  NWPF’s goals include maintaining/restoring our clients’ independence and quality of life by expediting the use of services on the healthcare continuum.  This may include working with persons who have Parkinson’s, their caregivers/carepartners, family members, and community partners. 

The MSW Intern will be exposed broadly to NWPF operations and will work with Program Staff to develop programs and client services that benefit the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation community.  The intern will help Program Staff ensure smooth implementation of mission-based agency activities, such as support groups, PD Link Northwest, Parkinson’s Café, creative arts therapies like Dance for Parkinson’s and conferences.  The intern will assist the Social Services Manager in assessing and intervening in cases where psychosocial needs exceed the scope or duties of other staff members and provide appropriate community referrals.  S/he will collaborate to streamline client data/intake processes, develop policies, materials and trainings around support group facilitator trainings and contribute to psychosocial needs assessments and research.  S/he will be involved with various special projects depending on current need, including developing NWPF’s capacity for cultural competency and improving the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation community’s ability to access care.

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General Questions & Inquiries

With general questions or inquiries about interning at NWPF, please contact Melissa Tribelhorn at 206.946.6515 or melissa@nwpf.org.