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Development Intern (Fall)

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AARP

26d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Washington, DC

AI generated summary

  • You must be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college, have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and passion for nonprofit fundraising and social justice. Excellent writing and customer service skills are a must. Excels at meeting deadlines and working on multiple projects.
  • You will support donor acknowledgment, events, research, mailings, data integrity, and compliance in a fast-paced fundraising environment.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college or university, be considered a rising undergraduate junior or senior, graduate student, or postdoctoral student, and remain academically enrolled throughout the internship
  • Pursuing a degree in fields related to communications and/or social justice
  • Interest in and passion for nonprofit fundraising
  • Personal experience with or in nonprofit fundraising is preferred but not required
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Self-motivated individual who can determine and honor deadlines
  • Interest in securing justice for low-income older adults
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work on multiple projects with attention to detail

Responsibilities

  • Receive, track, and acknowledge donations to LCE
  • Provide logistical support for donor cultivation events and fundraisers
  • Track progress towards goals in individual and corporate fundraising campaigns
  • Conduct in-depth research on LCE donors and create briefs on these donors for LCE executives
  • Assist with LCE donor mailings
  • Ensure integrity of LCE donor data to ensure efficient and accurate donor communications
  • Support compliance with government and foundation grants

FAQs

What organization is Legal Counsel for the Elderly affiliated with?

Legal Counsel for the Elderly is a charitable affiliate of AARP.

What are the main responsibilities of the Development Intern?

The Development Intern will play a central role in supporting LCE's donor engagement efforts, including securing, tracking, and stewarding donations.

Is this internship paid?

Yes, this internship is paid.

When is the anticipated start date for this internship?

The anticipated start date for this internship is Fall 2024.

Is there potential for this internship to be extended beyond one semester?

Yes, there is a possibility of extending the internship for additional semesters.

Government
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1958
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

AARP, formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons, is a non-profit organisation dedicated to empowering people aged 50 and older to live their best lives. Through advocacy, education, and community engagement, AARP works to address key issues such as healthcare, financial security, and social connectedness. With millions of members nationwide, AARP provides resources, information, and services to help individuals navigate the challenges and opportunities of ageing while promoting dignity, independence, and quality of life for older adults.