Grant Writing / Development Assistant


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


175 Green LanePhiladelphia, PA 19127


Position: 12-15 hours/week - Hours can work around class schedule;

will cover transportation costs, mileage reimbursement or trans/railpass.

Internship Responsibilities include assisting with:

  • Grant writing and funding applications
    • Managing grant seeking, including monitoring grants calendar, proposal development, prospect research and stewardship reports
    • Managing donor database; recording/acknowledging gifts and database output
    • Managing direct mail campaign including preparation of letters, mailings, volunteer recruitment/supervision and donor recognition.

Candidates should possess:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated results-oriented human relations skills
  • Ability to draft solicitation letters, grant requests and sincere and thoughtful acknowledgement letters.
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage a wide range of projects to meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Candidates must be in pursuit of a Bachelor of Arts or Sciences; major in a Communications-related field (Journalism, Public Relations, English, etc.) a plus.
  • PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office; familiarity with DonorPerfect, a plus
  • Resourcefulness, creativity and a drive to achieve measurable results

Interested candidates should forward resume, two writing samples and two references (professor or employer) to:


  • Verbal / Written Communication

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 19
  • 12 - 15 hours / week

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