DEVELOPMENT intern

 
 

JOB BRIEF

 Report directly to the CFO (Chief Financial Officer) by assisting with updating the organization’s donor databases, track and evaluate fundraising efforts, organize events and reach out to potential donors. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized and motivated individual to develop skills in nonprofit development work. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain donor and grant databases and files, including calendaring deadlines, logging donations, generating and sending donor acknowledgements, logging donor appreciation efforts

  • Assist CFO with grant application writing and tracking

  • Assisting CFO with researching state and federal regulations regarding donor solicitation (e.g., registration with offices in other states) and general development efforts (e.g., raffles, auctions) 

  • Supporting CFO with logistics associated with special events, including assisting with creation of invitation list, all logistics, soliciting sponsors, communicating with venue and vendors

  • Tracking and evaluating all development efforts

  • Working with the CFO to implement development strategies

  • Other tasks assigned by the CFO 


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Be responsible, flexible, hard‐ working, ethical, and committed to the mission of C.    R.E.A.T.E.

  • Possess a high level of organizational skills and be detail oriented

  • Be skilled at a variety of computer skills ( Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat are mandatory)

  • Possess an interest in a nonprofit career ‐ particularly development and fundraising 

  • Self-motivated, team player with the ability to meet deadlines, remain flexible, and adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Have regular and consistent computer and internet access, including the ability to work online 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 


TIME COMMITMENT 

 

  • Must be willing to work at least 15 hours per week (hours may increase during the time of the event) for the length of a school semester (summer, fall, spring)

COMPENSATION

  • This is an unpaid internship. There is an opportunity for school credit if allowed by the college/university of applicant. Position offers an excellent opportunity to gain work experience with a nonprofit that is, by nature, vested in applicant’s growth and success.

To Apply:

Email cover letter & resume to contact@livetocreate.org with the subject “Application for [desired internship position]”