Lifetime Care College Intern Part-time - Public Rels, Development, Communications 014089 in Rochester, New York


Lifetime Care was founded in 1960 as Home Care Association of Rochester and Monroe County, Inc. In 1974, the company changed its name to Genesee Region Home Care Association, Inc. and subsequently started doing business as "Lifetime Care.” We serve 33,000 home care and hospice patients per year in the Rochester and Finger Lakes region including the counties of: Monroe, Wayne, Seneca, Cayuga, Yates, Schuyler, Ontario and Livingston. Our focus is on the delivery of compassionate, personalized care to adults and children who are ill, injured, dying or grieving. Lifetime Care also provides education that promotes healing and wellness.

Lifetime Care offers the Public Relations internship through its Winton Road headquarters, under the supervision of the Director of Communications. Students gain valuable work experience in addition to participating in a number of developmental workshop opportunities in public speaking, interviewing skills and job search techniques.

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities

The part-time (20 hrs/wk) Public Relations intern assists in the coordination of the annual fall Hospice Harvest Festival fundraiser (or other fundraising events)

  • Manages the solicitation, gathering, and tracking of prize and auction donations
  • Assists with event planning and logistics
  • Assists with event mailings, ticket sales, social media posts, design and distribution of posters and brochures, and editing promotional materials
  • Seeks out new participants/donors on line
  • Assists in coordination of overall Lifetime Care marketing, development and recruiting collateral
  • Conducts interviews and drafts copy for newsletters, web, social media
  • Attends weekly senior leadership meetings and reports on assigned duties
  • Creates/posts videos for social media
  • Consistently demonstrates high standards of integrity by supporting the Lifetime Healthcare Companies’ mission and values and adhering to the Corporate Code of Conduct.
  • Maintains high regard for member privacy in accordance with the corporate privacy policies and procedures.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required.
  • Performs other functions as assigned by management.
  • *Minimum Qualifications *
  • High school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of two years of experience in customer service required. Additional training in the home care setting related to computer systems and office procedures
  • PC skills required. Knowledge of database management. Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.
  • Experience in communications, project management, public relations or related field a plus.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in organizational skills; writing skills; interpersonal communication.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel and Word).Physical Requirements
  • Equal Opportunity Employer
  • In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position
    • Must possess physical ability to sit for long periods of time. Will require a large portion of time on computer work throughout the day. This will include keyboarding and reading of computer monitor.
  • ## Qualifications


Detail Oriented:Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Enthusiastic:Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Dedicated:Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



Goal Completion:Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Self-Starter:Inspired to perform without outside help

Entrepreneurial Spirit:Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Posted: April 17, 2018