Development Intern/Volunteer

Hours per week

Minimum 12 hours/week; flexible - 3 days/4 hours per




20 Park Plaza
United States


Position Overview

Development Intern/Volunteers help further the mission of Women’s Lunch Place by providing support to Development staff and assisting with fundraising logistics.


Specific Responsibilities

1) Fundraising Event Support

  • Assist with logistics for signature events – Fall Spaghetti Dinner/Spring eat LUNCH give Luncheon
  • Help to prepare sponsorship materials, solicitation letters, and donor lists
  • Support the solicitation of silent auction and raffle items
  • Prepare printed materials for events such as bid sheets & auction descriptions
  • Assist with event-related errands such as permits & donation pick-up

2) Administrative Duties

  • Assist with data entry and corrections for donor database
  • Complete computer projects using Excel, Word, and Power Point
  • Support admin with mailings, collecting mail, and pick-ups at the shelter

3) Specialized Projects – as available

  • Interns may propose projects that utilize their special skills or fulfill an academic requirement. A project outline and academic supervision is necessary.



·        Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

·        Ability to learn quickly and work independently



·        Opportunity to learn advanced skills in Word such as mail merge

·        Opportunity to hone Excel and Power Point skills

·        Learn entry-level database entry in Raiser’s Edge

·        Learn entry-level email software Constant Contact

·        On-the-job training and supervision provided by Development staff

·        Access outside trainings hosted and/or coordinated by Women’s Lunch Place



Women’s Lunch Place provides a safe, comfortable daytime shelter, nutritious food, and services for women who are experiencing homelessness or poverty. We treat women with dignity and respect, and foster a community committed to meeting each woman’s needs.

How To Apply

Please forward resume and cover letter.