Fundraising and Events Intern


Cause Areas


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


5710 N. 19th AvePhoenix, AZ 85015


The Fundraising and Events Intern will gain insight into the inner workings of a small but active development office. They will assist in a variety of tasks related to fundraising, including but not limited to: data management, event operations, sponsor solicitations, donor relations, and general development operations practices. This position is perfect for an individual interested in experiencing and growing skills within the field of nonprofit development.


  • Research potential individual and corporate donors, using internet research tools
  • Maintain and help coordinate donor files and processes
  • Prepare research profiles for development staff and volunteers
  • Attend and participate in development department meetings as needed
  • Updating electronic donor records in fundraising database
  • Assist with special event preparations and staff special events as needed
  • Assist with other donor relations and stewardship activities
  • Additional assignments may include print publications and web-based communications
  • Other tasks as assigned

Learning Component

  • Research skills
  • Database management skills
  • Donor stewardship and cultivation
  • Event planning
  • High level communications skills

Internships are open to college and graduate students or post-graduates. A genuine interest in the work of nonprofit development is required. Other qualifications include:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to handle confidential material with discretion
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to commit to a regular work schedule, with flexibility upon occasion

How to Apply - Please email a copy of your resume and a cover letter sharing your experience with fundraising and or data management to
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis;
This position is unpaid and requires a 6-12 months commitment.
Hours will vary by activity: 9-20 hours per week (or 1-3 days)


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • 6-12 months commitment.
  • 9-20 hours per week (or 1-3 days)

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