Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Want to work in Fundraising? Be our Intern!

Are you interested in getting some hand- on experience in fundraising, special event or non-profit development? Then we want to hear from you!


We saved you a spot!

Fundraising/Special Event Planning Intern Job Description    
Intern is responsible for planning, implementing and participating in any fundraising events during internship.
    Assist with planning of special events, including meeting with event committees, developing community resources, generating new ideas and attending event meetings. Work with development staff to increase quality of events.
    Aid development director and special events directors with tasks, which are specific to each special event/function.
    Help with special event mailings, publication design, logistical tasks for events, phone calls related to donations, and other tasks as determined necessary by special event staff.
     Participate in any activity related to the event.

 What You Will Gain

    Attend support group meetings, internal/external meetings with fundraisers, government officials and committee members
    Learning how non-profit works versus commercial enterprise
    Learn how to plan an event from beginning to completion in various venues and profitability.
    Learn how to work on a budget for an event

  Management and Direction

    Reports to special event director and volunteer coordinator.
    Manages daily activities with minimal direction.
    Provides support and assistance for events as needed.
    Professional attire.
    Start and end date flexible with school schedule.
    Five to Ten hours per week worked typically between Monday-Friday Between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. occasional weekends as needed.


**Internship can be done for up to 3 hours of college credit, with the prior approval of an instructor. **

 Please send all resumes and cover letters to Jenny McElyea, Volunteer Coordinator at Jenny_McElyea@uss.salvationarmy.org or by fax 918 587 7868

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