Fundraising and Development Intern

Remote

Ok

Hours per week

10-20 hours a week

Published

11/09/2018

Application Deadline

12/31/2018

Start Date

01/07/2019

End Date

05/17/2019

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

I Am, We Are (IAWA), an innovative international youth empowerment nonprofit dedicated to tackling the issue of youth unemployment by empowering youth with the tools to confidently own their futures (www.iamweareyouth.org), is seeking a creative, versatile, and dedicated intern interested in playing a key role in the development of a start-up.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the creation, planning, and implementation of fundraising events
  • Assist in acquiring funding for IAWA 2019 and 2020 programming in South Africa
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of a donor management and engagement strategy


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR (QUALIFICATIONS)

  • Commitment to serving youth and to the principle of Ubuntu (human cooperativeness or I am because we are)
  • Commitment to sustainable solutions, rather than "quick fixes"
  • Honesty, respectfulness, resourcefulness, resiliency, self-discipline, and flexibility
  • Innovation and Intrapreneurship (ability to work within structures to create something new)
  • Team-oriented and collaborative
  • Proficient time-management skills and self-motivated
  • Proficient listening skills, as well as oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office


WHAT YOU WILL GET

  • Hands-on and real time experience in an international context; we work with people and organizations around the world
  • Opportunities for leadership and decision-making; your work is integral to the development of IAWA
  • Visibility; we are a small, close knit group and your voice will be seen and heard
  • Both a macro and micro-level perspective on development; we work with young people, teachers, community members, as well as larger organizations and policy makers. You will get to see the ways in which these sort of partnerships unfold and the effects that they have.
  • Extended network for future career options; wherever your interests may lie, IAWA can help you make unique connections with people who can help you along the way


COMMITMENT

  • Unpaid Intern
  • Location: Virtual (with opportunity for face-to-face check-ins if located in Washington, DC)
  • Part-time: 10-20 hours/week

How To Apply

info@iamweareyouth.org
http://www.iamweareyouth.org

Send resume and cover letter detailing interest to info@iamweareyouth.org


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