Marketing & Development Intern


Cause Areas


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


1300 W. Northwest HighwayMount Prospect, IL 60056


Gain a basic understanding of the mission of Northwest Compass and become knowledgeable about mission-driven programs and working with under-served populations.
Assist with volunteer communication, outreach and recruitment.
Help create and disseminate materials to promote Northwest Compass.
Assist with creating communication tools such as emails, newsletters and community presentations.
Support the agency's social media platforms (Facebook and LinkedIn). Interns will be responsible for content development, daily monitoring and fostering audience engagement and growth.
Conduct in-depth research on funding possibilities for programs and initiatives.
Contribute to the proposal drafting process.

Skills Gained Include:
Learning about how a nonprofit secures funding.
Provide an inside look at the day-to-day operations of a nonprofit.
Increasing oral and written communication skills.
Gain a better understanding of ways to market a nonprofit.


  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 4 months of 10 or more hours per week
  • Should be proficient in Word and Excel and have knowledge of other creative software

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