Donor Relations Internship


Cause Areas


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


902 Leonard St NWGrand Rapids, MI 49504


Position Summary: The Geek Group fills an important gap in today’s education experience by providing a physical and virtual place to discover, invent and learn through making - to explore ideas with the right tools and collaborative people. We are seeking a motivated Donor Relations intern to join our Institutional Advancement team. This internship is intended for a student or recent graduate interested in acquiring experience within a professional setting and developing relationships within the West Michigan business and non-profit community.


- help author development plan

- assist in creating materials needed for donor relation building including letters, electronic communications and presentations, and informational packets.

- Help create a culture of gratitude through donor recognition

- Help maintain database with donor and prospect informational

- Stewardship- create and implement donor communication plans with individual, foundation, and corporate donors


- interest in institutional advancement/development (fundraising experience is a plus)

- comfortable with face-to-face marketing

- passion for education and lifelong learning

- self-motivated and able to problem-solve

- ability to work both independently and collaboratively within the greater IA team

- familiarity with salesforce or similar CRM a plus

- ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion

Hours: A flexible schedule of 10-20 hours per week, to be arranged by intern and staff. Some of the work can be done independently if intern has access to necessary tools outside of the office.


  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Strategic Planning
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Flexible 10-20 hour a week commitment

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