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Development Intern (Commission)

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Background:

Journey to Your Promised Land, Inc. (JTYPL) is an international nonprofit 501©(3) tax exempt organization whose vision is to fight poverty throughout the world. Our mission is to provide economic opportunities, educational information, essential training, supportive resources, and influence policy decisions around the issues that impede women and young people across the world from reaching their fullest potential. We can elevate them beyond their disadvantaged circumstances by creating and implementing innovative and sustainable programs, and campaigns that educate, empower, and equip women to become self-sufficient. The issues that impede women and youth from reaching their fullest potential:

§ Abuse

§ Lack of Economic Opportunities

§ Education

§ Gender Equality

§ Lack of Healthcare

§ Hunger & Nutrition

§ Leadership & Training

§ Workforce Development

We are an emerging nonprofit looking for social entrepreneurs who are passionate about start-ups. We need ambitious and persistent individuals who want to tackling major social issues and offering new ideas for wide-scale change. Looking for Independent and out of the box thinkers - Those who find what is not working and solve the problem by changing the system, spreading the solution, and persuading entire societies to take new leaps.

Responsibilities include:

• Conducting prospect research on individual, foundation, and corporate donors• Maintaining donor and grant lists and files, including calendaring deadlines, logging donations, generating and sending donor acknowledgements, logging donor appreciation efforts • Supporting creation and dissemination of JTYPL’s annual appeal • Assisting with annual application and year round tracking of workplace giving campaigns (e.g., Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) and similar state campaigns) • Assisting staff with grant application writing and tracking • Assisting staff 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 staff 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 Board of Directors, Planning Committee members, and President & CEO to implement development strategies

An ideal candidate must

• Be responsible, flexible, hard-working, ethical, and committed to the mission of JTYPL • Possess a high level of organizational skills and be detail oriented • Possess solid oral and written communication skills • Be skilled at a variety of computer skills, e.g., Microsoft Word, Word Perfect Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat are mandatory; • Be able to operate standard office equipment (fax, photocopier, etc.) • Be able to juggle multiple tasks • Possess an interest in women's rights/gender equality - particularly development and fundraising • Ability to work remotely

Time commitment: Maximum of 10-15 hours per week;

Compensation: This is an unpaid position. There is opportunity for school credit if allowed by the college/university of applicant. Position offers an excellent opportunity to work on substantive projects and can result in a great reference.

Background:

Journey to Your Promised Land, Inc. (JTYPL) is an international nonprofit 501©(3) tax exempt organization whose vision is to fight poverty throughout the world. Our mission is to provide economic opportunities, educational…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    April 19, 2021
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Hours Per Week
    15

Benefits

No phone calls please

No phone calls please

How to Apply

To apply: E-mail resume and writing sample to Kim at info@jtypl.org, with a Re: line of “Application for Development Intern”

To apply: E-mail resume and writing sample to Kim at info@jtypl.org, with a Re: line of “Application for Development Intern”

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Unit 66282, Washington, DC 20035

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