The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Job Description: We are looking for a college student, or graduate with course work and interest in fundraising, development or not-for-profit management, for an internship opportunity that offers a flexible duration (we’d like a minimum of 4 hours or more per week of available on-site time) and the opportunity to make a difference. As a small, regional non-profit, we seek funding from local businesses, national corporations, individuals and charitable foundations. The intern will work closely with the Museum’s Development staff on a variety of activities. Additionally a progressive management style exists that allows interns to take on a great deal of responsibility and provides a supportive, stimulating and fun work place. Duties:
Researching potential corporate and foundation support for events, exhibits, programs and operations.
Developing and maintaining donor filing systems & donor databases.
Preparing proposals to potential donors.
Acknowledging donations, writing thank you letters and reports to donors.