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901 South Highland StreetArlington, VA 22204


Job Summary - Intern will work closely with the Resource Development Coordinator to complete applications for additional funding and/or programs supporting ECDC's mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Search through online databases and through internet searches to find appropriate opportunities.
  • Write summaries of opportunities for the Resource Development Coordinator and Director.
  • Assist with resource development for agency events (research, initial contacts, follow up, sending receipts, etc.)
  • Write drafts and revisions of application, in close cooperation with Coordinator.
  • Maintain open and direct communication with the Resource Development Coordinator and other ECDC staff.
  • May include some program maintainance/trouble shooting (helping review files before monitoring visits, updating community resource materials, etc.)
  • Assist the various programs with other resource related tasks as directed.

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Present by Internship Completion or Before):

  • Current undergraduate or recent graduate required.
  • High attention to detail required.
  • Previous outreach or development experience a plus.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent organizational and writing skills.
  • Use of personal computer a plus.
  • Interest in working in a multicultural environment.
  • Interest in refugee and immigrant topics.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite). Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet use.
  • Background check.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding of non-profit development.
  • Experience with grant writing process.
  • Increased intercultural communication competency.
  • Exposure to basic non-profit operations and environment.
  • Knowledge of marginalized populations - challenges and opportunities.
  • Experience developing a wide variety of resources (sponsorships, grant, donations, in-kind, etc).
  • Knowledge of refugee/immigrant support systems.


  • Internet Research
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 days/week

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