Development Associate




276 5th Avenue
New York
New York
United States


Institute for Social Advancement (ISA) is a 501c3 which aims to bring together bright minds to solve the world's most unique problems. ISA operates in Lesotho, Kenya, and Ethiopia. The organization work in the area of peace education, social entrepreneurship, working with refugees, and teacher development in higher education. We are seeking a Development Associate to help grow our small, thriving nonprofit. The Development Associate will work closely with ISA's New York team and will support fundraising and other aspects of resource development. Writing skills are paramount for this role.

Responsibilities for this volunteer role:

  • Drive prospect and foundation research
  • Draft and edit proposals: manage the proposal development process, track opportunities, manage timelines and provide follow-up
  • Develop online fundraising strategies, campaigns and calls to action 
  • Develop and execute a plan and tactics for online mobilization, outreach and smalldonor fundraising 

This is an unpaid position, however school credit can be supplied. Please email your resume at



We welcome

International Volunteers

How To Apply

Please email your cover letter and resume to