Special Events and Fundraising Volunteer


Cause Areas


Mon Feb 12, 2018 - Fri May 11, 2018


7 Hanover SquareNew York, NY 10004


The New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) seeks an undergraduate or graduate student to serve as a Special Events and Fundraising Volunteer in our Development Unit. The New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) provides free civil legal services to low-income New Yorkers. NYLAG clients include immigrants, seniors, the homebound, families facing foreclosure, renters facing eviction, low-income consumers, those in need of government assistance, children in need of special education, domestic violence survivors, persons with disabilities, patients with chronic illness or disease, low-wage workers, low-income members of the LGBT community, Holocaust survivors, and others in need.


We are a small but mighty team seeking to further NYLAG’s mission by growing our individual and corporate revenue. We seek a highly organized and detail-oriented intern to support all aspects of fundraising, including supporting donor communications, gift acknowledgement, and special events. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone interested in learning the ins and outs of nonprofit fundraising in a fun, supportive, and fast-paced environment.


  • Provide administrative support to the Development Team
  • Support the fundraising team in executing our annual Gala in May 2018
  • Assist with donor acknowledgement and data entry
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned


  • Commitment of 2 daysin office per week, 8-12 hours for at least 3 months
  • Interest in learning about nonprofit fundraising
  • Positive attitude and self-motivated
  • Professional demeanor and punctuality

To Apply:

Email resume and cover letter to volunteer@nylag.org with "Development Volunteer" in the subject line.


  • Data Entry
  • Program Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

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