Internship posted by: Sheldrake Environmental Center
Posted on: January 23, 2013
Reporting to the Office Manager and working under the guidance of the Executive Director, the Development intern will be responsible for assisting with tasks associated with fundraising and special events.
The Development Intern will have the opportunity to learn essential skills useful for a career in nonprofit fundraising, gaining knowledge of revenue sources and fundraising strategies. By the end of the internship, intern will have:
- Experience writing fundraising appeal letters and donor thank you letters and learning to use tools such as Giftworks and Constant Contact.
- Experience assisting in the management of the silent auction for Sheldrake's Spring Fundraiser, including soliciting past donors, following up on donations, cataloging and preparing items for silent auction and thanking donors. S/he will interact with event committee including board members and other volunteers.
- Opportunity to work with the Executive Director and Development Committee updating the Development Plan for 2013-14 fiscal year.
Contact Amy at 914-834-1443 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.