Daily travel and lunch stipend
Hours per week
8-16 hours a week
CRE is committed to building a culturally diverse team and strongly encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
Reports to: Development and Marketing Assistant
Internship dates: October 2018 – May 2019
About Community Resource Exchange (CRE)
CRE is a nonprofit consulting firm that provides the strategies and tools needed to build sustainable, high-performing organizations that improve people’s lives and drive social change. We are privileged to partner annually with nearly 400 organizations, large and small, that are working to create opportunity and catalyze change.
The Development Intern will report to the Development and Marketing Assistant, and will work one to two days per week from October 2018 to May 2019. They will assist in the maintenance of the donor database, the preparation of grant proposal templates and materials, funder research, and event planning, among other tasks. This internship is an exciting opportunity to gain professional experience in a dynamic organization that strengthens the leadership and infrastructure of social sector organizations focused on social and economic justice. This is an unpaid internship, but a travel and lunch stipend will be offered, as well as the chance to sit one-to-one with CRE senior management and learn about our organization and working in the social sector.
Responsibilities will include the following:
Database updates and maintenance
Help draft grant proposal templates
Support the application process, noting key deadlines for submissions of letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and reports
Support and help with planning for special events
Draft funding prospect profiles and briefing documents
Help prepare materials to support meetings with donors
Research private, corporate, and family foundations with funding priorities that align with CRE's mission and services
Donor communication and social media maintenance
Prepare general correspondence
Such other responsibilities as may be assigned
Commitment to the mission and goals of CRE
Bachelor’s Degree recently completed or currently being studied, preferably in a field related to the social sector
Excellent writing, research, and data management skills
Ability to analyze data and create clear written materials
Interest in and knowledge of grant writing or fundraising
Detail-oriented and highly organized
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
Computer skills, including Microsoft Office; fundraising database and/or Salesforce experience preferred
Sense of humor
How to apply
For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate "Development Intern" in the subject line.
CRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.