Admin Assistant Internship

Academic Credits


Hours per week

18-20 hours per week




New York
United States


The American Friends of Jamaica is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that both raises funds and serves as a conduit for tax-deductible philanthropic contributions from those who care about and want to achieve positive social impact in Jamaica. For over 35 years, the AFJ has developed an extensive network of donors, partners and grantee organizations that uniquely positions the organization to effectively mobilize and distribute resources for change where it counts. AFJ recognizes its fiduciary responsibility and its work is deeply rooted in accountability and transparency.

Must be a current student at any college or university in the New York City area 

Fall 2018 Internship; complete 18-20 hour work week through end of December 

Organized and ability to multi-task 

Good work ethics, punctuality 

Good written and verbal communication skills 

Will sign-off on academic credits and stipend

*Immediate start date*


The ideal candidate must possess the following skills:

  • Collate information from various sources, coordinate the flow of information internally and externally 
  • Update CRM database, implement and maintain electronic filing system 
  • Ongoing communication with internal and external customers and donors 
  • Assist with other programs, campaigns and administrative projects or duties as needed 
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision 
  • Able to work under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment 
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google docs 
  • Work well in a small office environment 
  • Good references – school or former supervisor 

How To Apply

Please send resume to and