Mental Health America of Colorado
(MHAC) is Colorado’s leading
nonprofit education andadvocacy organization working to eliminate the stigma of mental illness and increase access to
mental health treatment. MHAC’S mission is to be the recognized leader, collaborating to promote
mental health, expand access to services, and transform systems of healthcare. Established in 1953,MHAC is an independent nonprofit organization and an affiliate of Mental Health America, theoldest and largest nonprofit addressing mental health issues in the nation.MHAC has a unique internship role available in the Development & Marketing Departmentfocusing on primarily on special events assistance and communications work. This position willwork with a group of development professionals in advancing the fund raising and public image of an organization that is deeply rooted and highly regarded in the mental health and non-profitcommunities.
Special Events-Communications Intern
Position Supervised By
:Laura Cordes, Vice President of Development & Marketing (Department Supervisor)Mary Catherine Moss, Development Coordinator
Special Events (Task Supervisor)
:The intern will assist with MHAC special events functions of the organization. The intern willhelp to promote the vision and mission of MHAC through high quality events that bring funds intothe agency.
1385 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 610Denver, CO 80222
Parking available on site. Easily accessible by public transportation.
Various tasks and responsibilities will include:Special Events Assistance
Stuffing and sending out invitations to events (both hardcopy and electronic invitations)
Helping to collect and record RSVPs for special events
Drafting solicitation and thank you letters for event contributions
Following up with event sponsors to collect information (i.e. names of guests, logos, ads,etc) and ensuring they have everything they need
Day-of event support (assisting with set up, check in, and take down)
Cataloging silent auction items
Designing PowerPoint slides and collecting information for printed event programs
Collecting event related stories and photos for inclusion in the monthly e-newsletter
Posting events on community calendars and websites