Les Turner ALS Foundation

Employment Opportunities

We are a close-knit, dedicated team. Our daily work takes place in a culture of collaboration, with each member of our staff having their own defined responsibilities, and each consistently contributing valuable ideas to the growth of our work. Innovation is encouraged in every member of our staff, and our leadership is strong. In addition, every employee on our 16-member team is personally dedicated to our mission, and several are family members of those affected by ALS/MND. The care this brings for our patients and families is evident in every step of our work. It is this dedication to our mission that makes us a 4-star charity.

Special Events & Communications Intern – The Foundation is currently accepting applications for a Special Events & Communications Intern. The internship will begin in May and end in September. This individual will serve as a member of the special events team and will report to the other members of the team. The position’s primary focus is to provide support to the fundraising team in the execution and communication of special events for the Foundation. The position is 24 hours a week.

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Katherine Evans.

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The Foundation’s mission supports:

Support Services

Patient Services

The Les Turner ALS Foundation patient services programs help patients and their loved ones cope with the day-to-day difficulties of living with a chronic disease.

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Research & Patient Center

Research & Patient Center

The Center brings together all ALS disciplines under one umbrella, enabling enhanced collaborations between researchers and clinicians to provide a full spectrum of treatment to ALS patients while facilitating the development of new therapies for ALS.

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Events, Education & Awareness

Events, Education & Awareness

Local focus—Global reach. Events in various neighborhoods support ALS families in Chicago and beyond.

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Hope and help for people with ALS.

Your contribution helps support nearly 90% of the Chicagoland ALS population.