INTERNSHIP SUMMARY: Put your energy and passion to use and become part of a local non-profit organization! Do you want to support an agency whose mission is to move people forward? Are you creative, hardworking, and dedicated? Then this internship is perfect for you!
Under the direction of the Chief Development & Marketing Officer, the Event & Marketing Intern is responsible for assisting the Resource & Development Team with awareness campaigns, event coordination, external marketing efforts, and volunteer engagement.
TIME COMMITMENT: Part-time with flexible hours between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Semester commitments are preferred, but can be adjusted to fit your schedule. Evening and weekend hours may be available, but are not required.
PRINICIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support marketing efforts for the following awareness campaigns:
10 Red Flags of Domestic/Dating Violence
I Believe in Waypoint Campaign
Assist in planning and executing the following fundraising events:
May Baskets for the Homeless
Tribute to Women of Achievement
The Gentleman Campaign Benefit Motorcycle Ride
Support various marketing efforts, including:
Creating, editing, and distributing marketing materials
Developing social media engagement plans for Waypoint and KidsPoint Child Care
Ensure website content is accurate, engaging, and up-to-date
Assist with coordination and promotion of volunteer projects
Other duties related to Resource Development and Marketing efforts as assigned
Excellent communication, networking, and leadership skills
Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks
Openness to working collaboratively with staff, volunteers, and community members
Experience in sales, marketing, or event promotion is preferred, but not required
WHAT YOU WILL GAIN
An understanding of the intricacies of the nonprofit world and nonprofit best practices
Knowledge of community resources related to child care, housing and shelter, and victim services
The ability to communicate the program’s mission, purpose, and procedures accurately to a variety of public audiences
To strengthen and empower individuals who are homeless, living in poverty, or victims of domestic violence; and give children access to gaining the essential skills vital to reaching their full potential through quality child care.
Aiding individuals experiencing crisis due to homelessness, poverty, or domestic violence, Waypoint serves as a vital community resource. Throughout its 121-year history, Waypoint has dedicated itself to providing human services that meet the ever-evolving needs of area women, children, and families.