Non-Profit Development Volunteer Intern


Cause Areas


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


237 E 104th StreetNew York, NY 10029


The Development Volunteer Intern will directly assist the Development & Communications team at Union Settlement with a wide range of projects related to grants, fundraising events, volunteers, and other activities. The volunteer intern will also learn how to take skills she or he may have acquired in school related to his or her particular areas of interest, and apply them in a professional setting. This is a great opportunity for those interested in working in the non-profit sector to learn about how a nonprofit is funded as well as the importance of donors and volunteers.

The Development Volunteer Intern will:

  • Undertake projects under the supervision of the grant-writing team and volunteer coordinator.
  • Take part in the planning and execution of Union Settlement’s Fall Reception in October and Spring Gala in April.
  • Aid in data entry efforts as well as donor and volunteer research.
  • Assist with and learn about the day-to-day functions of the Development Office.
  • Undertake research projects related to donors and statistical resources.


  • Current enrollment in a graduate or undergraduate degree program with experience or an interest in working on the development side of a nonprofit;
  • Experience with research and data projects;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle assignments simultaneously;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google applications;
  • Able to be personable, friendly, and outgoing;
  • Must be at least 18 years old;
  • Must commit to an internship through May 2017.
  • Time commitment: 2 days a week, 4-5 hours per day.


  • Program Management
  • People Skills
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Administrative Support

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 days a week, 4-5 hours per day.
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