Special Event Intern


Cause Areas


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


Irvine Nature Center11201 Garrison Forest RoadOwings Mills, MD 21117


Position Description:

Irvine Nature Center seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with event planning efforts. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual interested in learning more about nonprofit fundraising and event planning. The internship offers exciting hands-on experience and the opportunity to gain new skills.

Position Responsibilities:

* Solicit sponsors, create and coordinate the drafting/distribution of promotional materials, assist with the management of event staff and volunteers, and cover the logistics of the event.

* Update guest registration, seating information and related data entry.

* Manage and implement a plan for securing silent auction items.

* Assist with insuring the special events content on the Irvine website and social media sites are updated.

* Assist with donor acknowledgement and guest follow-up.

* Plan and facilitate planning committee meetings including distributing agenda and taking minutes.


* Completed or working towards a college degree, preferably with and interest in non-profit development or event planning.

* Self-motivated, good organizational and interpersonal skills, detail-oriented, ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines.


  • Event Management
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Environmental Education
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 10-15 hours/week

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