MISSION CONCEPT: “FUNDRAISING AND EVENT PLANNING”
FALL 2020 UNPAID INTERNSHIP
The content of this listing is in accordance with all applicable employment laws. While this is an unpaid internship, we offer College or University credit. Preference is given to those with an academic requirement for an internship.
Eligibility: You must be enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate degree program at the time of the internship.
Preferred Majors: Business Administration, Non-Profit Management & Administration, Humanities, Development, Financial Development, or related majors.
Preferred Grade Levels: Undergraduate Junior, Undergraduate Senior, and Graduate level.
Duration: Our unpaid Fall 2020 Internship Program typically runs for a specified 10-week duration beginning on Tuesday, September 8th, and concluding Friday, November 13th. This is a part-time position, 10+ hours per week.
This position will be completely virtual.
ABOUT THE MISSION CONCEPT
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
This Mission Concept is for students who are natural networkers and enjoy creating effective strategies for engaging donors and planning events. Youre a critical thinker and strong communicator who thrives in a busy, fast-paced, and deadline-driven environment. You want to work with an equally driven team to help mobilize the power of donors in support of the Red Cross mission.
Because the American Red Cross Greater New York Region has multiple internship opportunities we’ve grouped them by “Mission Concepts,” which is a work area that will allow you to narrow your interest to make it easier to select your ideal internship. If this Mission Concept fits your educational and career goals, view the internship opportunity below.
INTERN, CORPORATE DONORS FUNDRAISING LIAISON Youll provide critical support to the Corporate Development Team and collaborate with Regional Philanthropy Officers to create outreach and growth plans centered around corporate donors that make annual gifts to our organization. Projects may include:
Drafting outreach and stewardship materials as part of donor/philanthropic research and follow-up.
Assisting in data capture and Inputting key data into the Salesforce database.
Administering vendor support and event communications.
Special skills required: Familiarity Salesforce preferred.
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE
Our ideal candidate is a mission-focused Undergraduate or Graduate student seeking a meaningful internship experience who has the following qualities:
No-task-is too-small attitude
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
In our region, you will enjoy a collaborative work culture committed to the diversity of our people, programs, and services. Youre learning and development will include:
Training and mentoring from subject matter experts
Volunteer Engagement, Management & Administration
A deeper awareness of the Humanitarian Mission of the American Red Cross
Cultivation of Cultural Competence and Inclusion
Associated topics: alumni, alumni relations, annual, donor relations, gift, giving, major gift, philanthropy, raiser, relationship manager