Eureka, Kansas (Tornado) / 1,505 Meals Over 2 Days

On Tuesday evening, a tornado ripped through the small town of Eureka, KS for a second time in less than two years. By Wednesday afternoon, Operation BBQ Relief volunteers were on the ground preparing hot BBQ meals for those affected and the first responders helping in the community. The first meals were served within 18 hours of touchdown. Thank you to our dedicated volunteers who were able to respond in record time to help those in need.

Thank You to Yoder Smokers

Thank you to Yoder Smokers for their generous donation of smokers to OBR!

Read more about Yoder Smokers at www.yodersmokers.com.

Aurora, Indiana (Flooding) / 500 Meals over 1 Day

Heavy rains caused Ohio River flooding in Aurora, Indiana.

Malden, Missouri (Tornado) / 300 Meals over 1 Day

An EF2 tornado damaged over 60 homes in Malden, Missouri.

Digital Marketing and Communications Intern

Description

This is an exciting opportunity for aspiring communication majors and social activists! Operation BBQ Relief is a non-profit disaster relief organization that provides hot BBQ meals to those affected by disasters and the first responders helping those communities. In 2017, we were recognized by CNN Heroes as one of the top 10 finalist for Hero of the Year. We are looking to grow our social media team. College students that have a passion to serve in the non-profit world, are creative and want to use their skills in social media to make a difference are perfect candidates for this position.

This summer internship will run (June-August), requiring approximately 10 hours per week with flexible hours. We would prefer the person be in the Kansas City metro area, but for the right candidate, we will consider virtual. For the right person, this could become a paid position.

Responsibilities

The Intern will help create content for our daily/weekly social media calendar; utilizing collateral including, but not limited to: searching our photo/video library for compelling content to include in posts while also using their creativity and skills to find ways to engage our followers.

Requirements

Candidates must have a passion to help people and a desire to make a difference in communities affected by disaster. Must have completed two years of college with intended major in Communication, Marketing, Social Work, Education, or Journalism. Must understand how to utilize the tools in Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to boost, promote and advertise on these platforms. Understanding how to use Hootsuite and Mail Chimp is a plus.

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Operation BBQ Relief is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Graphic Design Intern

Description

This is an exciting opportunity for aspiring communication majors and social activists! Operation BBQ Relief is a non-profit disaster relief organization that provides hot BBQ meals to those affected by disasters and the first responders helping those communities. In 2017 we were recognized by CNN Heroes as one of the top 10 finalist for Hero of the Year. We are looking to grow our graphic design team. College students that have a passion to serve in the non-profit world, are creative and want to use their skills in graphic design to help tell our story in a unique and creative way are perfect candidates for this position.

This summer internship will run (June-August), requiring approximately 10 hours per week with flexible hours. We would prefer the person be in the Kansas City metro area, but for the right candidate, we will consider virtual. For the right person, this could become a paid position.

Responsibilities

– Assists in design and development of layouts for marketing materials, using appealing graphics that are well organized
– Incorporate current design trends into each unique layout to produce an up-to-date style for custom ads
– Exercise good judgment when interpreting instructions, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions
– Utilize strong written skills, bringing effective visual ideas from concept through to completion

Requirements

– Working towards a BA or certificate from a Fine Arts program/Graphic Design school
– Experience with Adobe InDesign, and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
– Knowledge of Mac OS and software upgrades and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
– Must have your own computer to create the graphics
– Must be a team player and flourish in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
– Open to constructive criticism and customer feedback
– Must provide a portfolio for review

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Operation BBQ Relief is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Video/Video Journalist/Editing Intern

Description

This is an exciting opportunity for aspiring communication majors and social activists! Operation BBQ Relief is a non-profit disaster relief organization that provides hot BBQ meals to those affected by disasters and the first responders helping those communities. In 2017 we were recognized by CNN Heroes as one of the top 10 finalist for Hero of the Year. We are looking to grow our marketing team. College students that have a passion to serve in the non-profit world, are creative and want to use their skills in video journalism to help tell our story in a unique and creative way are perfect candidates for this position.

As video production becomes increasingly critical to the growth, development, and success of managing a successful non-profit, we seek intern candidates that are leaders, who are passionate about non-profit management and possess skills in video production and editing.

Successful non-profits are built on powerful ideas that inspire hope. We value those who want to use their creativity to clearly tell our story. These videos are essential to our marketing and fund-raising efforts.

This summer internship will run (June-August), requiring approximately 10 hours per week with flexible hours. We would prefer the person be in the Kansas City metro area, but for the right candidate, we will consider virtual. For the right person, this could become a paid position.

Responsibility

The intern’s primary responsibility is to review all our current video content, catalog the videos, edit and create short videos to use by our social media team and website team. Additionally, the candidate will have the opportunity to shoot video and edit it as well for projects as they arise. Maybe even the opportunity to do so on a disaster deployment.

Requirements

Candidates should have an understanding of computer hardware. Some post-production, NLE and interactive media experience preferred, especially Final Cut Pro, Flash, Adobe After Effects. Experience in DVD production, experience living and working within diverse communities, and a passion for independent media is a plus.

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Operation BBQ Relief is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Photography/Photojournalist Intern

Description

This is an exciting opportunity for aspiring communication/journalism majors and social activists! Operation BBQ Relief is a non-profit disaster relief organization that provides hot BBQ meals to those affected by disasters and the first responders helping those communities. In 2017 we were recognized by CNN Heroes as one of the top 10 finalist for Hero of the Year. We are looking to grow our marketing team. College students that have a passion to serve in the non-profit world, are creative and want to use their skills in photography to help tell our story in a unique and creative way are perfect candidates for this position.

This summer internship will run (June-August), requiring approximately 10 hours per week with flexible hours. We would prefer the person be in the Kansas City metro area, but for the right candidate, we will consider virtual. For the right person, this could become a paid position.

Responsibilities

– Photograph events, disaster deployments, equipment and people
– Color correct photos for use in online and print publications
– Review, Maintain, and organize digital photo archive (includes all photos files)
– Assisting the marketing team with other assignments as needed

Requirements

– Must submit cover letter, resume and 8-10 examples of your best photography that include people and emotion
– Must have own digital SLR camera
– Enthusiastic, energetic, well-organized, creative and flexible
– Demonstrated skill with digital SLR cameras
– Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop
– Comfortable approaching the public to request photo release form signatures
– Able to make a 2-3 month commitment for 10 hours per week
– Student yearbook or newspaper experience

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Operation BBQ Relief is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Event Planner Intern

Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspiring event planner and social activists! Operation BBQ Relief is a non-profit disaster relief organization that provides hot BBQ meals to those affected by disasters and the first responders helping those communities. In 2017 we were recognized by CNN Heroes as one of the top 10 finalist for Hero of the Year. We are looking to grow our marketing team. College students that have a passion to serve in the non-profit world, are creative and want to use their skills in event planning to ensure successful events are perfect candidates for this position.

We are looking for an addition to our team to help plan all our events. The candidate will work with several departments to ensure that the needs for the event are met. The Event Planner must be organized and strive to ensure that every event promotes the organization in a positive light. In addition, the Event Planner will document these successes on our blogs and social media sights.

This summer internship will run (June-August), requiring approximately 10 hours per week with flexible hours. We would prefer the person be in the Kansas City metro area, but for the right candidate, we will consider virtual. For the right person, this could become a paid position.

Responsibilities

– Managing Calendar of events
– Providing Social Media and Website Manager Dates and specifics to post
– Write summary of each event to paint a picture of the event.
– Helping with the marketing of the events (some travel maybe required at our expense)
– When possible be onsite for the event to ensure it runs smoothly.
– Help get events on community event boards in the area the events are being held.

Requirements

– Fun, bubbly personality
– Make a great first impression
– Professional attire & language
– Goal oriented
– Team oriented
– Positive, solution oriented

Skills

Knowledge and experience with:
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Website Optimizer, online social networking, website administration, corporate website management, charitable gift planning, charity marketing, charity events

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Operation BBQ Relief is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Grant Writing Intern

Description

This is an exciting opportunity for aspiring communication/journalism majors and social activists! Operation BBQ Relief is a non-profit disaster relief organization that provides hot BBQ meals to those affected by disasters and the first responders helping those communities. In 2017 we were recognized by CNN Heroes as one of the top 10 finalist for Hero of the Year. We are looking to grow our grant writing team. College students that have a passion to serve in the non-profit world, are creative and want to use their skills in writing to help tell our story in a unique and creative way that funders can understand are perfect candidates for this position.

This summer internship will run (June-August), requiring approximately 10 hours per week with flexible hours. We would prefer the person be in the Kansas City metro area, but for the right candidate, we will consider virtual. For the right person, this could become a paid position.

Position Summary

This role is crucial for helping fund the mission of Operation BBQ Relief through grants, foundations, large donors, etc. There are opportunities to develop skills in professionalism, research, grant writing, networking and fundraising.

Responsibilities

– Grant/funding research
– Writing and editing grants
– Networking with organizations
– Building relationships with businesses

Requirements

– Excellent written communications skills
– Knowledge of how to organize research papers/grants
– Comprehensive research & analytical skills
– Extremely attentive to detail, accurate and thorough
– Ability to connect and network with others
– Samples to showcase your abilities

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Operation BBQ Relief is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.