December 21, 2021  

 Openings - 4  

5K Marketing Communication Specialist I, II

Position Title                                            5K Marketing Communication Specialist I, II

Department:                                               Event Planning: 5K Run for One, Run for All 

Employment Term:                                   1 Year (min. 10 hours - max. 15 hours weekly) 

Reports to:                                                   Assistant Program Director(s) 

Salary:                                                          Unpaid Internship / Volunteer 



Do you want to be part of a transformational organizational change? Do you get excited about ensuring projects advance forward to meet objectives? If so, join us on a journey to transform Family Development & Samaritan Foundation, Inc (FDSF) fundraising across the United States and globally. This role will coordinate with Donor & Partner Communications Specialist, Assistant Program Directors, and other project managers on different teams to provide project management across collaborative fundraising activities. This includes managing the overall project plan, convening stakeholders and identifying dependencies and connection points across the initiative. Through your work, you will foster and increase trust between Family Development & Samaritan Foundation, Inc and partners across the United States through evolving the collaborative approaches to fundraising. 


Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Soliciting organizations, schools, and businesses to participate in 5k “team run” 

  • Answer phone calls, make phone calls, participate in staff meetings  

  • Being highly dynamic, entrepreneurial, resourceful, detail-minded, organized, capable of working under pressure, and committed to delivering the best, all while maintaining a great sense of humor and team collaboration throughout the process.  

  • Exhibits polite and professional communication via phone and e-mail. 

  • Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned 

  • Using SharePoint, Outlook Calendar, and Microsoft Planner to assign tasks, send reminders, and share updates with the entire organization. 

  • Provides relevant information by answering questions and requests 

  • Anticipates the needs of the team/organization to ensure a seamless and positive experience.  

  • Work on other projects as required by the organization. 


Preferred Qualification and Skills: 

  • Positive attitude, vibrant, energetic, willingness to bring new ideas and work in a fast-paced environment.  

  • Must be willing to work independently. 

  • Confident in speaking with new people from diverse backgrounds. 

  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational, communication, and time-management skills. 

  • Resourcefulness, creativity, and problem-solving skillset 

  • Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity 

  • Demonstrate use of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams, and Outlook. 

  • Must be comfortable with deadlines and have a reliable working computer or laptop. 

  • Ability to compose and edit correspondence, reports, and summaries 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion 

  • Open minded and eager to learn new skills and software usage

  • Requirements: 

  • Able to attend mandatory training

  • Able to participate in team meetings 

  • Some flexibility with nights and weekends 

Working Environment: 

This internship opportunity is 100% virtual. Volunteers will utilize Microsoft Teams and Outlook to communicate with their team members.

*Although this is advertised as an unpaid volunteer internship opportunity, students can use this opportunity to receive credits for their courses or Capstone programs. Stipends will be provided to students based on program funds. 

Additional Information: 


Instagram: @fdsfinc

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At Family Development and Samaritan Foundation, Inc (FDSF), we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best.

Family Development and Samaritan Foundation, Inc (FDSF) is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, or any other protected category.

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