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Intern with the Walkabout Foundation in London in 2017

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Enjoy a behind the scenes look at what is takes to run a foundation when you intern for 6 weeks to 3 months with the Walkabout Foundation in London! You will be exposed to multiple departments including but not limited to fundraising, development and social media. You will also have the opportunity to shadow Founder, Carolina Gonzalez-Bunster.

About Walkabout Foundation: Siblings Luis and Carolina Gonzalez-Bunster established Walkabout Foundation in August 2009 after a visit to their local YMCA in Connecticut led them to discover that Luis could not enter the building because it lacked a ramp and elevator. Luis suffered a spinal cord injury in a car accident when he was 18 years old, which left him paralyzed from the chest down. Together, the siblings took action in their community and started Walkabout Foundation to promote awareness of paralysis and disabilities. Luis and Carolina launched the foundation with an 870 kilometer walk along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, and Luis became the first person in the history of Spain to cross the entire country using only the strength of his two arms.

Donated by: Walkabout Foundation
Additional lot details
  • Expires 1 year from the close of auction.
  • Valid for 1 intern. 
  • This is a non-paid internship.
  • Open to a current high school or college student and available for credit, college permitting.
  • Valid for 2017 in London. 
  • Internship is flexible, however must be a minimum of 6-weeks and a maximum of 3-months.
  • To be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon date; based on the foundation's availability. 
  • Winner must make his/her own arrangements for working abroad. 
  • Experience cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
  • Travel and accommodations are not included.
  • We expect all winning bidders and their guests to conduct themselves appropriately when attending an experience won at Charitybuzz. Polite manners and respect for the generous donor and adherence to any rules or parameters are a must.
Lot #1159201
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Intern with the Walkabout Foundation in London in 2017

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