Sustainability Intern

Marketing · NA, Illinois
Department Marketing
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Description: The Organization

The Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) is a nonprofit 501(c)3, representing healthcare providers inspired by all faiths on a collective trajectory to positively impact the health of humanity, as evidenced by its integrated programs, with a major emphasis on global medical relief. 

We have positioned ourselves right in the middle of the action, areas worldwide with the most need, saving lives and relieving suffering through disaster response, provision of basic health care to underserved communities, development programs and knowledge transfer. Our medical missions have provided timely and effective aid for the sick and injured in over 30 countries, while the many hospitals, basic health units, clinics and collaborative projects that it supports provide a continuum of care to the poor and needy.

At the heart of IMANA are it’s “Pillars, Principles, and Behaviors” that serve as a guiding light and represent our values, remind us of what we stand for, and describe who we endeavor to be.

  • Pillars:                   Heritage, Compassion, Trust
  • Principles:           Transparency, Integrity, Diversity
  • Behaviors:           Accountability, Dedication, Respect

 

We’re looking for a talented and mission driven Sustainability Intern to join our team! IMANA is on an exciting journey - so come and be part of it!

 

Description: The Position

IMANA is focused on rolling out comprehensive sustainability plan that dedicates resources towards reducing our carbon footprint in addition to establishing IMANA as climate change leader for the healthcare community: focused on relief/action, education, and advocacy.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This semester-long project will focus on projects such as:

  • Content generation
  • Webinar development and execution
  • Establishing globally focused climate change initiatives

REPORTS TO: Development Director

REQUIREMENTS:

Pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree or within 1 year or graduation.

Junior standing or higher. 

Exposure to nonprofit environments, preferred. 

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and comfortability learning new software.

Proven skills in prioritizing, organizing projects, and multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment.

Exhibit a mature and professional demeanor both in presentation and actions.

Excellent analytical skills along with exceptional customer service attitude.

Ability to operate both independently with minimal supervision as well as be a strong and supportive team member within the organization.

Ability to build trust, be creative, passionate, and a great communicator

Possess a valid unrestricted driver’s license and be able to travel domestically

 

ADA REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform work in indoor environments, to read documents, data reports, drawings, research and to view a computer monitor.

Must be able to communicate in planning and implementation situations; must have the ability to express presentations of ideas.  Team and group dialogue required for communication of plans and concepts.

Must be able to effectively communicate during face-to-face and group work, for telephone work, for group conversations for planning work.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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  • Location
    NA, Illinois
  • Department
    Marketing
  • Employment Type
    Intern
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level