Festivals and Events Internship

Employment Status: Full or Part Time (20-40 hrs/week): start/end dates flexible

About No Barriers USA
No Barriers mission is to unleash the potential of the human spirit. We are a global community united by a belief in our collective ability to break through barriers, unleash our potential and have a positive impact on the world. No Barriers provides transformative experiences, brought to life globally through powerful stories that foster shared identity and community. The people we serve are as diverse as the world in which we live. Wherever we find people ready to embrace the No Barriers philosophy, we strive to support them. No Barriers USA is a nonprofit organization based in Fort Collins, Colorado

Essential Job Function:
We are looking for an intern to join the Festivals and Events team at No Barriers USA. The intern’s main responsibilities will be to support the Festivals and Events team in the creation, production and management of the No Barriers Summit – the organization’s largest event that happens annually and attracts ~1000 people.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support program launch initiatives and operations.
  • Work across functions to support a broad range of team priorities, including strategy and program design and partnership planning.
  • Support the Festivals and Events team in all needs ranging from content creation and event logistics to media outreach and event promotion.

Desired Qualities & Traits:

  • Contribute to positive organizational culture through intentional and identifiable actions
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a dynamic and fast-paced team
  • Exceptional organizational skills and astute attention to detail
  • Experience and passion for working with people of all abilities, for creating inclusive and diverse events and have some familiarity with ADA requirements and needs
  • Exceptional written and oral communication
  • Familiarity with Gmail, Microsoft Xcel, Word and PowerPoint

This internship provides a great opportunity to gain experience in a progressive nonprofit organization located in the heart of old town Fort Collins working with a dynamic team of passionate individuals. It provides valuable job skill and experience and helps impact important life experiences for others. All our interns are considered part of our “family” and are included in all team meetings, staff meetings and social events (e.g. all-staff service days, happy hours, etc.).

Flexible work schedule with commitment of between 20-40 hours per week, unpaid and located in our home office in Old Town Fort Collins. *Note: This internship requires a background check.

To Apply

Submit a resume and cover letter (PDF) to jobs@nobarriersusa.org

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