Job description: The Donation Acquisition Intern is a part-time internship position that involves researching local businesses, soliciting donations, following up with donors, and sending thank you notes. Habitat ReStore relies on donations to stock the store. This position will help forge invaluable relationships with local businesses and individuals interested in donating to ReStore and will significantly contribute to our bottom line by increasing our donor base.
Training and resources: Upon starting the internship, the intern will be familiarized with the policies, procedures, and goals of Habitat ReStore. They will then be familiarized with ReStore's current donation acquisition techniques and with our current donor base as well as our target donor base.
Time commitment: At least 12 hours per week required. The intern may do some work from home if desired, however they must work at least 8 hours per week in the store.
Benefits: The volunteer will learn about Habitat for Humanity's mission of building simple decent affordable housing. S/he will: a) learn ReStore's role in attaining the affiliate's goal, b) engage in a meaningful volunteer experience, c) gain hands-on, fundraising / in-kind donation solicitation experience, and d) learn how to entice companies to donate to a non-profit.
Good Match For
Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training