2017 Spring Semester Cradles to Crayons College Corps Internship


Cause Areas


Sun Jan 01, 2017 - Wed May 31, 2017


30 Clipper RoadWest Conshohocken, PA 19428


Cradles to Crayons is looking for enthusiastic, motivated student leaders to become key players in our busy, dynamic organization. Interns will gain experience in all areas of managing and growing a nonprofit. Interns will develop leadership, public speaking, and social entrepreneurship skills; and network with successful nonprofit, business, and community leaders.

Community Engagement Internship

- Community Organizing

- Marketing

- Social Media

- Logistics

- Customer Service

- Entrepreneurship

Description of Duties:

- Work with the outreach team to bring new and gently-used children’s goods into the warehouse through community collection drives

- Maintain efficient and timely communication with those who conduct drives on our behalf

- Conduct market research to identify potential partnerships with schools, businesses, community organizations, and other groups in the region

- Design grassroots campaigns to implement these partnerships

- Present to and mobilize markets to collect or donate children’s goods

- Assist in the execution of small to large scale philanthropic civic engagements benefiting Cradles to Crayons

Development and Fundraising Internship

- Marketing

- Communications

- Social Media

- Data Management

- Research/Statistics

Description of Duties:

- Work with the development team to conduct essential research and cultivate new revenue streams to sustain Cradles to Crayons’ programs and general operations

- Compile reports on donor, volunteer, and drive partner demographics

- Develop grant-writing skills

- Design and implement print and social media marketing campaigns

- Conduct research on child poverty and its impact in the region

Partner Relations Internship

- Social Enterprise

- Customer Service

- Research/Statistics

- Logistics

- Social Work

Description of Duties:

- Assist in developing relationships with new and existing partners, who place orders with Cradles to Crayons for children in their care.

- Manage efficient order pick-ups

- Coordinate the logistics for distribution events

- Conduct research to identify new partners in targeted demographics

- Assist with site visits to partner organizations

- Research Cradles to Crayons’ impact in the Philadelphia region

Volunteer Relations Internship

- Management

- Sales

- Marketing

- Customer Service

- Logistics

- Data management

Description of Duties:

- Become an expert in the Cradles to Crayons model and its daily work

- Manage volunteer groups of at least 10+ people

- Coordinate meaningful service projects for groups of all ages and abilities

- Identify and execute new approaches for improving the volunteer experience and the efficiency of the warehouse

- Ensure efficient communication with our volunteer groups

- Process paperwork associated with volunteer visits in SalesForce


  • Public Speaking
  • Problem Solving
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • Miniumum 10-15 hours/week

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