Opportunities at SAA

Are you looking for a rewarding challenge? Your journey starts here. Join our close-knit team of dedicated professionals who work collaboratively to support those with spondyloarthritis. If you are interested in embarking upon a new chapter within your professional career, check out our current opportunities below! Don’t see a current fit but still really want to join us? Email HR@spondylitis.org and include your resume. We’re always looking for passionate and talented people. We'll be in touch for future openings.


Interns and Volunteers

We are always on the lookout for great interns and volunteers! If you would like to get a taste of what it's like working for the SAA, please email info@spondylitis.org with your resume and a few sentences explaining why you would like to work with us.

We also have a page for volunteers who are interested in fundraising on behalf of SAA. Please visit our fundraising page for more information.


Programs Internship

The Programs Intern will support the Director of Programs & Programs Coordinator. This hands-on internship provides the right candidate with the opportunity to develop into a skilled and strategic program management professional. The required time commitment for this opportunity is 10-15 hours per week for college credit.

Core Responsibilities:
  • • Assist in the coordination of and follow up to key events such as educational seminars, medical conferences, partnership meetings, and health fairs
  • • Assist in planning the launch of a revamped Juvenile Outreach and Education program
  • • Assist with bulk email needs, utilizing Mail Chimp
  • • Create content for social media and our message boards
  • • Print production assistance
  • • Administrative assistance, such as data entry and database management, preparing materials for shipment, and other tasks as needed
Desired Knowledge & Skills:
  • • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in the humanities, or related fields
  • • Previous nonprofit internship experience a plus
  • • Excellent command of the English language, grammar, and AP Style
  • • Digital and social media savvy
  • • Strong writing skills with a keen eye for detail
  • • Energetic self-starter eager to learn and jump in on multiple projects
  • • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • • A creative thinker with a strong work ethic
  • • Desire for a career in the nonprofit sector or programs delivery
  • • Spanish speaking a plus

For immediate consideration, please email your resume and cover letter to programs@spondylitis.org

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Public Affairs Internship

The Public Affairs intern will support the Director of Brand Experience & Public Affairs. This hands-on position provides the right candidate with the opportunity to develop into a skilled strategic communications professional. The required time commitment for this opportunity is 10-15 hours per week for college credit.

Core Responsibilities:
  • • Support creation of press materials such as press releases and briefing documents
  • • Developing and updating media lists
  • • Analyzing media coverage
  • • Assist in the coordination of events such as press conferences, media briefings, partnership meetings, media tours and industry health fairs/shows
  • • Copyediting website content
  • • Drafting blog posts
  • • Assist with photo shoots
  • • Assisting with other communications-related tasks as assigned
Desired Knowledge & Skills:
  • • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field
  • • Previous PR/Communications internship experience a plus
  • • Strong writing and editing skills with a keen eye for detail
  • • Excellent command of the English language, grammar and AP Style
  • • Digital and social media savvy
  • • Energetic self-starter eager to learn and jump in on multiple projects
  • • Excellent time management skills
  • • Desire for a career in PR/strategic communications
  • • Fluency in Spanish is a plus

For immediate consideration, please email your resume and cover letter to jason.blackwell@spondylitis.org

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Spondylitis Association of America

16360 Roscoe Blvd.  Ste. 100
Van Nuys, CA 91406

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(800) 777-8189 U.S. only
or (818) 892-1616
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