Special Event Management/Non-Profit Development Intern/Volunteer

Cause Areas


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


330 Femrite DriveMonona, WI 53716


Individuals interested in this position are asked to contact:

Kelley Van Egeren, Director of Development

Aldo Leopold Nature Center

330 Femrite Drive

Monona, WI 53716



Supervisor: Kelley Van Egeren, Director of Development

Hours: 10 hours/week preferred but negotiable, Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Length of Service: Fall Semester with the option to stay through the spring semester

Compensation: Experience, knowledge, increased skill level and reference

Transportation: Vehicle needed, the nearest bus stop is about 3/4 mile from ALNC

Responsibilities/Opportunities: To gain experience and increase your knowledge and skill level in the development field. Duties may include:

Planning: Assist the Development Director in drafting development plans to support the organization’s mission and strategic goals, including new fundraising and donor cultivation events.

Prospect Research: Research and discern viability of foundations, corporations and individuals for compatibility with ALNC’s mission and focus.

Solicitation: Assist the Director of Development with expanding existing development programs such as membership drives, direct mail solicitations, major donor campaigns, special appeals, fundraising and donor cultivation events (Pipers in the Prairie, Cocktails in the Cattails, etc.), proposals and sponsorships, online solicitation, etc. and creating new and innovative fundraising initiatives.

Volunteer Management: Recruit, supervise and acknowledge volunteers.

Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Development


Excellent Microsoft Word skills and competency in Excel.

Creative team player with excellent people, communication and organizational skills.

Results orientated, responsible, be able to take direction, as well as take initiative and exhibit resourcefulness.


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Administrative Support
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • One semester commitment or at least 3 months

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