Mental Health America of Colorado
is Colorado’s leading nonprofit educator and
advocate working to eliminate the stigma of mental illness and increase access to mental health treatment. Mental Health America of Colorado serves the people of Colorado by collaborating with strategic partners to promote mental health, expand access to services and transform systems of healthcare. MHAC envisions a healthy Colorado free of stigma and discrimination where every person has full access to high quality services for all mental health and substance abuse conditions. Established in 1953, MHAC is an independent nonprofit organization and an affiliate of Mental Health America, the oldest and largest nonprofit addressing mental health issues in the nation. MHAC has a unique internship role available in the Development & Communications Department focusing on primarily on external communications/marketing. This position will work with a group of development & marketing professionals in advancing the external relations initiative at an organization that is deeply rooted and highly regarded in the mental health and non-profit communities.
Position Supervised By
: Individual Donor Relations & Communications Coordinator
: The intern will assist with MHAC communication functions of the organization. The intern will help to promote the vision and mission of MHAC through external communications.
1385 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 610 Denver, CO 80222
Parking available on site.
Various tasks and responsibilities will include: Social Media
Updating the MHAC Facebook page (events, activities, news, pictures, etc).
Updating Twitter as necessary (especially involving Public Policy statements, event announcements, etc).
Collecting stories and photos for and creating the monthly e-newsletter using Constant Contact.
Writing press releases and website articles as assigned.
Assist with MHAC’s website maintenance
Assist with the design and development of print collateral.
Assist with the design and development of marketing strategies.
Maintaining e-mail lists and creating Constant Contact e-mails as necessary.