Online: Development Internship

Cause Areas


Sun Oct 02, 2016 - Sat Dec 31, 2016


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


New Era Educational and Charitable Support Foundation (NEEDCSI) is seeking a qualified intern to work with and contribute to Development and Growth of our Organization. The position will be part-time and is unpaid. The internship spans a range of responsibilities in the Development department including managing and cultivating relationships with donors, contributing to fundraising and research projects, and coordinating with volunteers. The Position Development Intern is available in our Abuja Office only

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist Development Coordinator in development of volunteer fundraisers program, including: researching and sharing best practices for fundraising events and campaigns; drafting and posting social media messaging targeting volunteer fundraisers; communicating regularly via email and telephone with volunteer fundraisers
Assist in general donor stewardship
Communicate with current and prospective donors
Assist Development staff in organizing day-to-day communications with individual and corporate donors
Assist Development staff in drafting fundraising emails
Assist Development staff in event planning and coordination
Research projects, prospects, and initiatives for the Development team
Draft profiles of prospective donors for Development team
Assist Development staff with coordinating submission of fundraising applications
Perform general administrative duties to assist Development staff, to include general filing and data entry

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Strong research skills
Strong organizational skills
Experience with research a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, etc.)
Discretion when dealing with sensitive issues and information
An understanding of NEEDCSI’s programs and interest in its mission
Available to provide 5-10 hours per week

Please submit your resume and cover letter to, or subject line: "YOUR NAME - Intern Resume". Closing Date for Applications is September 30, 2016 or until candidate is found.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 35
  • 10 hours
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