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TITLE: Special Events Intern

REPORTS TO POSITION: Department Leader

DEPARTMENT: Foundation Department


OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community, together

OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value

OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork


In Central Oregon you will find some of the finest places for paddling, hiking, cycling, golfing and dining al fresco in the warmer months. In winter, areas of the High Desert turn into a snowy playground with skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice skating. Whatever the season, Central Oregon is home to some of the country's top craft breweries, unique boutiques for tax-free shopping, and world-class restaurants to please every lifestyle and budget. St. Charles Health System is the largest employer in Central Oregon with more than 4,000 caregivers/employees at four hospitals and multiple outpatient clinics. We offer a wide variety of exciting clinical and non-clinical career paths for talented individuals. We are seeking individuals with a passion for delivering exceptional care and service and who are looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic and talented team of caregivers.

Being a part of St Charles means joining with all of our caregivers and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Creating America's healthiest community, together.


The Special Events Intern position supports the Foundation Department within St. Charles Health System, by performing assigned tasks or assisting with assigned projects, allowing the intern to gain an understanding of the business function. The Special Events Intern supports the events and communications team with various aspects of event planning, logistics and donor relations. The Special Events Intern works closely with the Events and Development Specialist on two major fundraisers (Saints Gala and Hospice Auction) and several other smaller donor-centered receptions. This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience assisting with two of Central Oregon's largest fundraising events and working with donors and volunteers.

The ideal candidate will have superb organizational skills and attention to detail. The candidate must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities. Must maintain a polished and professional demeanor that positively represents St. Charles Foundation and have the ability to comfortably interface with volunteers, donors and businesses. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel) preferred.

NOTE: This is not a clinical internship -- there is no contact with patient care areas, patients, or laboratory work.

Entry Rate: Minimum Wage OR unpaid if required for college credit

Benefits Eligible: No

Shift Details: M-F, business hours, 10-40 hours per week (flexible to accommodate school schedules, if applicable)

Department: Foundation Department at St. Charles Health System


Participates and is involved in a variety of projects that support the needs of the department / facility. Works with the members of the team to identify solutions and perform tasks that accomplish individual and team goals.

Attends team / department meetings and actively participate / take on opportunities to share knowledge and skills that are pertinent to the meeting.

Gains knowledge of the department's / facilities functions. May job shadow various roles within the department in order to understand their role in the organization.

Works with other members of the department / facility to accomplish assigned tasks.

Project Assistance: May be assigned one or more specific projects during the internship. Demonstrates an understanding of the process and accountability for the results / outcomes. Works independently or as a member of a team to accomplish the tasks necessary to successfully complete the project. Involves others when needed in a timely manner and work to meet project timelines.

Miscellaneous: Provides staff operational / clerical support to the department / facility as needed.

Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects.

Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.

Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests.

Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the organization's corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational investigations and proceedings.

Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.

May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.


Required: Currently enrolled in applicable college program

Preferred: N/A


Required: N/A

Preferred: N/A


Required: College coursework toward desired profession

Preferred: N/A


Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.


Continually (75% or more): Use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, standing, walking, lifting 1-10 pounds, keyboard operation.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, climbing stairs, reaching overhead, carrying/pushing or pulling 1-10 pounds, grasping/squeezing.

Rarely (10%): Stooping/kneeling/crouching, lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling 11-15 pounds, operation of a motor vehicle.

Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Never (0%): Heat, cold, wet/slippery area, noise, dust, vibration, chemical solution, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

No Risk for Exposure to BBP

Schedule Weekly Hours:


Caregiver Type:

Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)


First Shift (United States of America)

Is Exempt Position?


Job Family:

Compensation (min.):

14/ Hour

Compensation (mid):

15.5/ Hour

Compensation (max):

17/ Hour

Scheduled Days of the Week:

As Scheduled (may include weekends and holidays)

Shift Start & End Time:


About St. Charles Health System

St. Charles Health System, Inc., headquartered in Bend, Ore., owns and operates the St. Charles medical centers in Bend and Redmond, leases and operates Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Prineville and provides management services for Mountain View Hospital in Madras. St. Charles is a private, not-for-profit Oregon corporation and is the largest employer in Central Oregon with more than 3,000 caregivers in Bend, Redmond and Prineville. In addition, there are more than 350 active medical staff members and nearly 200 visiting medical staff members who partner with St. Charles to provide a wide range of care and service to our communities.