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Outreach and Development Intern

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Appalachian Wildlife Refuge

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Appalachian Wildlife Refuge is seeking an intern to work in the areas of social media, outreach, fundraising and development. During this unpaid internship, you will work in the animal care facility in Candler, NC, creating video and photo content of wildlife rehab efforts, helping to develop this content into social media posts across a variety of platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Tik Tok. The intern will also assist in development activities to include donation processing and assisting with campaigns, learning important fundraising skills that are key to the success of any nonprofit. Some of the work, following training, can be done remotely. The amount of hours needed per week are flexible, and we can tailor the internship to meet the needs of your school program. Experience with social media is required. Experience with graphic design and/or fundraising is desirable, but not required. This internship will help prepare qualified candidates for future careers in outreach, social media and content development, fundraising, and working in the nonprofit sector. ‚Äč

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About Appalachian Wildlife Refuge

Location:

P.O. Box 1211, Physical location - Candler (not open to public), Skyland, NC 28776, US

Mission Statement

Appalachian Wildlife Refuge coordinates the needs of wildlife rehabilitation in Western North Carolina providing care for injured and orphaned wildlife, support for the wildlife rehabilitation network and conservation education to the community.

Description

Appalachian Wild was formed in 2014 to help with the increasing number of native wild animals in crisis in our region. Partnering with local home-based wildlife rehabilitators and specialized facilities, the organization provides rescue, triage, transport and education. In 2017, a building was donated, repaired and renovated to become the emergency room for our native wildlife. The facility opened in July of 2018 and is expected to serve over 2,000 animals annually. The organization is a community resource to help our native wildlife and give them a second chance at life in the wild.

Animals
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WHEN

Sun Sep 20, 2020 - Sat Dec 19, 2020
08:00 AM - 08:00 PM  

WHERE

Address provided for interviewFacility not open to the publicCandler, NC 28715

(35.5361,-82.69273)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Environmental Science
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 - 15 hours a week (flexible)

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