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Philanthropy and Communications Internship (Fall/Winter 2021)

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Housing Up
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Washington, DC
New
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Published 21 days ago

Housing Up builds thriving communities in Washington, DC by developing affordable housing and offering comprehensive support services to homeless and low-income families. We believe that people who have safe, affordable housing and genuine opportunities are empowered to transform their lives. Established in 1990, Housing Up has grown from serving 13 families to close to 900 families throughout the District.

Housing Up is looking for a philanthropy & communications intern who is passionate about improving the lives of under-served communities in Washington, D.C. We are seeking a team player to serve as a key support in identifying and applying to new funding opportunities, supporting virtual events and to assist in drafting communications for our website, social media and more.

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Support the planning of virtual events, including our annual benefit and educational panels, featuring leaders in the D.C. housing and supportive services spaces.
  • Research available and applicable grants and fundraising opportunities.
  • Assist in drafting grant proposals; maintain spreadsheet outlining grant requirements and application deadlines.
  • Work with communications staff to draft monthly social and website content and newsletters.
  • Edit, proofread and assist in writing non-grant narratives, reports and success stories.
  • Work with communications staff to draft monthly social and website content and newsletters.
  • Support donor cultivation and stewardship efforts through the preparation of materials for virtual events and other efforts.
  • Monitor news coverage of the D.C. homelessness crisis and the state of affordable housing; draft communications around such issues when applicable.

This is a fully remote, part-time internship. See full description here.

Housing Up builds thriving communities in Washington, DC by developing affordable housing and offering comprehensive support services to homeless and low-income families. We believe that people who have safe, affordable housing and…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
  • End Date
    December 31, 2021
  • Internship Benefits
    Academic Credits
  • Payment
    Hourly
  • Stipend / Wage
    $15/hour
  • Hours Per Week
    8-10 hours/week

Benefits

  • Hourly compensation of $15/hour.
  • College credit (depending on your institution’s guidelines and requirements).
  • Letter of recommendation from Housing Up upon the successful completion of internship.
  • In-depth understanding of nonprofit work, the homelessness crisis in D.C. and the importance of affordable housing, as well as how Housing Up serves nearly 900 families living in poverty.
  • Hourly compensation of $15/hour.
  • College credit (depending on your institution’s guidelines and requirements).
  • Letter of recommendation from Housing Up upon the successful…

How to Apply

If interested, please email your resume and brief cover letter to Housing Up’s Philanthropy team at philanthropy@housingup.org. Include "Fall 2021 Philanthropy & Communications Internship" in the subject line.

If interested, please email your resume and brief cover letter to Housing Up’s Philanthropy team at philanthropy@housingup.org. Include "Fall 2021 Philanthropy &…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1322 Main Drive NW, Washington, DC 20012, United States
Abrams Hall

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