General Description: This position is intended to provide qualified interns with opportunities to learn through experience about key aspects of nonprofit fundraising through grant-writing, donation database management, and donor cultivation. This position offers two intern pathways:
Position offers a donor cultivation track with some grant-writing and research with a small amount of donation database management.
Position focuses on Salesforce database management, learning donation reporting infrastructure, and a small amount of grant-writing assistance.
Assist in writing grants, researching grant materials, and cultivating grant opportunities
Data entry in donor database
Learning and assisting in Salesforce reporting process.
Drafting and mailing donor acknowledgement letters
Maintain up-to-date information in grants tracker
Draft emails, communications and correspondence
Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, and filing
Work on special projects for Development and/or Marketing & Communications Directors
Conduct donor prospect research and compile reports
Skills and Competencies:
Strong organization skills; the ability to multitask and maintain focus in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to troubleshoot technical problems and literary mistakes.
Basic computer skills (MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Submit to criminal background check
Sensitivity to cultural, ethnic and religious diversity
Must be comfortable working in a multicultural setting
Interest in working in a nonprofit organization, and interest in the refugee community.
Strong written and oral communication skills
TO APPLY: Interested candidates may submit their application, resume and cover letter to Akheia Bowie at firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship.