Special Event Management/Non-Profit Development Internship Position


Cause Areas


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


330 Femrite DriveMonona, WI 53716


Responsibilities/Opportunities: To gain experience and increase your knowledge and skill level in the fields of special event management and non-profit development. Duties may include:

Special Events: Assist the Director of Development with all aspects of event concept, development and management, including brainstorming ideas, volunteer recruitment, management and acknowledgement, creating dynamic event promotional materials, securing in-kind donations and day of event participation.

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 (Brainiac Bowl, Cocktails in the Cattails, Run Wild in the Woods, Pipers in the Prairie, etc.), proposals and sponsorships, online solicitation, etc. and creating new and innovative fundraising initiatives.

Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Development

Qualifications: Good Microsoft Word and Excel skills Creative team player with good people, communication and organizational skills Results orientated, responsible, able to take initiative and exhibit resourcefulness

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

608-216-9373 / kelley@naturenet.com


  • Organization
  • Research
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Environmental Education

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • 10 hours/week preferred but negotiable

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