Development & Communications Internship

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Alfalit International, Inc.

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Alfalit International

To apply email CV and cover letter to with Development and Communication Internship in the subject line. Please do not submit without a cover letter, since it will be used as a writing sample for evaluation as well.

Alfalit International ["Alfalit"] is a 58-year-old faith-based nonprofit 501c(3) organization. Our mission is to create hope and opportunity through literacy and education in order to improve individual lives. We offer adult literacy, basic education, conversational English, vocational training and preschool programs through a network of affiliates. We train teachers in a simple but effective methodology and enroll students in classes that are flexible to accommodate their needs. Alfalit currently operates in the US and 15 countries across Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. We estimate that since its foundation in 1961, Alfalit has served about 8 million individuals globally.

Description Development & Communications intern will support and report to the Development Assistant.
The internship entails in assisting with the following:

  • Data entry related to gifts and pledges
  • Maintaining and updating donor database
  • Developing and maintaining a prospecting list of individual donors
  • Drafting and executing campaigns - direct mail, email, e-newsletter, social media, special appeals
  • Drafting and sending thank you letters, maintaining an up-to-date record of all communication
  • Providing accurate and timely information to external parties such as non-profit rating agencies
  • Collating content for the website and social media posts
  • Fundraising events
  • Other tasks as needed

  • Currently pursuing an associate, bachelor’s or graduate degree in communications, marketing or a related field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills (e.g. Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Data entry - knowledge of E-Tapestry software is a plus)
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Attention to detail, creativity, and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility and ability to plan and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Genuine commitment to the principles and work of Alfalit
Key areas of Learning:
  1. Basics of nonprofit fundraising operations
  2. Updating information on donor management software
  3. Crafting concise and compelling donor appeals, campaigns and recognition messages
  4. Maintaining the database of documents to be provided to accreditation agencies and other external parties
  5. Standard office administration tasks

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Education & Literacy Faith-Based International


Fri Mar 01, 2019 - Fri Aug 30, 2019
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM  


3026 NW 79 AveMiami, FL 33122



  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach
  • Data Entry




  • 15-20 hours per week, flexible

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