Careers | Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa

Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa Career Opportunities

Part-Time Employment Opportunities:

Cedar Valley Education Coordinator

Interested applicants, please send your cover letter and resume to Carrie Pontzius at cpontzius@jaeasterniowa.org. No phone calls please.

Full-Time Employment Opportunities:

         At this time, there are no available positions

Internship Opportunities:

An intern at Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa will walk away with a working knowledge of a non-profit program and its relationship with the community, as well as its day to day operations. We take a team approach in our office, and interns have the opportunity to attend board meetings, learn about various job functions related to running a non-profit organization, and develop skill sets that will be beneficial for future employers. Since we are a non-profit organization, the internships are unpaid, but we will reimburse at the end of each month for parking and mileage expenses that are incurred during the job. Please apply for only one position and one office location. If there is not an opening for the position/office you apply for, we will let you know of other positions available in our offices.

Marketing/Special Events Intern:

Serves as an assistant to the Regional Special Events Team to help build community awareness of Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa in the areas we serve through marketing and special events. Assist with special events: Business Hall of Fame, Bowl-4-Education, Volley-4-Education, Taste of Achievement, Ladies' Night Out, or Jeans-4-JA (depending on the time of year of the internship). Help with the planning of the events, coordinate event logistics, secure sponsorships, recruit teams, attendees, and vendors, design marketing materials, and participate in the events to see the final results of all your efforts! Email Resume & Cover letter to Heather Arnold, Special Events Manager.

Education Intern:

Accompanies Education Manager on selected volunteer recruitment, training, and fundraising meetings. Will have independent responsibilities related to volunteer, information and database management as well as recruitment and marketing. We take a team approach in our office, you will have the opportunity to explore interests related to special events, development and other key issues related to operating a non-profit organization. Other duties as assigned or as you are interested in. Email Resume & Cover letter to Carrie Pontzius,  Education Director

Operations Intern:

This position resides in the Cedar Rapids office. Assists in office functions by completing basic accounting tasks, office event planning, document preparations for meetings, database maintenance, website editing, and other, related clerical tasks. Maintains financial systems. Provides timely information adding value to the decision making process. Email Resume & Cover letter to Whitney Schreder, Controller 

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