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2437 15th Street, NWWashington, DC 20009


Title : Development Intern

Part Time : 20-30 hours/week

Time commitment : Summer

Starting Salary : unpaid, will offer college credit upon request

Location : Josephine Butler Parks Center, 2437 15th Street, NW (primary)

Occasional duties at the Riverside Center, 601 Division Avenue, NE

Main Responsibilities (Under the guidance of the Development & Program Director ):

  • Research, contact and file prospects to build Parks & People capacity in partnering and fundraising.

  • Database entry, development contacts, updating and merging old electronic files and help developing new lists of prospects

  • Grant writing, proposal writing and editing.

Required and Desired skills:

  • Background and interest in fundraising.

  • Ability to work in a collaborative way with a small staff.

  • Must be able to multi-task, problem solve, thrive in a dynamic work environment, and enjoy working with a variety of people

  • Resourceful, flexible, and a self starter.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Passionate about the mission of Parks & People.

Please, send a cover letter and your resume to montse.colet@washingtonparks.net

Washington Parks & People is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring or any other practices on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, ethnicity, national origin, age, or sexual orientation. People of color and residents of Washington, DC are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Database Administration
  • Fundraising
  • Data Entry

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Summer
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