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Internship

Intern - Fund Development

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Think Together

1mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Santa Ana

AI generated summary

  • Bachelor’s degree in progress, minimum of 2 years completed, exceptional interpersonal skills, passionate about education, nonprofit administration, and community service.
  • The intern will conduct prospect research, assist with fundraising campaigns, manage donor inquiries, update donor records, provide administrative support, attend events, and participate in team meetings to gain experience in fundraising methods, database usage, and donor engagement strategies.

Off-cycle Internship

Banking & FinanceSanta Ana

Description

  • Interns will be placed with a department in Think Together’s headquarters based on their academic background, professional skills, interests, and goals. Under the mentorship of designated staff members, interns will work both independently and collaboratively with their departments on projects that support Think Together’s mission and operations. Interns will gain a broad understanding of how a particular department functions within the context of a large nonprofit organization and will develop skills and knowledge related to their academic and professional goals. Interns will also have opportunities to attend regular staff speaker series and professional development sessions.
  • The Fund Development Intern will support Think Together’s Development department in all areas of fundraising and community engagement.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in progress – Candidates must be at least a rising junior or senior in college, having completed at least 2 years of undergraduate coursework.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for education, nonprofit administration, and/or community service.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • Conduct prospect research on potential donors, grant opportunities, and philanthropic corporations.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of fundraising campaigns and events.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with Think Togethers donors and supporters.
  • Field and address donor inquiries and requests.
  • Maintain and update donor profiles and donor records.
  • Become familiar with Salesforce, the department’s primary fundraising and CRM system.
  • Provide administrative support to the Fund Development team.
  • Attend and support both donor and corporate volunteer events, if applicable.
  • Participate in Fund Development team meetings, Home Office meetings, and cross-department meetings as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Donor & Funder Engagement.
  • Learning Outcomes:
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM system, the usage of databases, and the process of logging donor data.
  • Research skills and experience through the identification of prospective partners, corporations, and donors.
  • Introduction to the strategies of fundraising methods, including fundraising events, donor solicitation, and corporate partnerships, among others.
  • Proficiency in administrative support with the ability to manage multiple calendars, schedule department meetings, and collaborate on team events.
  • Training:
  • General employer orientation, which may include safety trainings.
  • Weekly scheduled one-on-one mentor meetings.
  • Staff speaker series and professional development sessions.
  • How to use the Salesforce CRM platform
  • How to conduct prospect research and navigate research sources (LinkedIn, Whitepages, Cadid, etc.)
  • How to understand the key components of the donor cycle

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Santa Ana