Development/Fundraising Intern

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Ampersand School
893 E. State Rd 434
Longwood, FL
Posted: July 11 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Ampersand School
We've designed the school we all wish we could have gone to when we were students. A playground for our own children, and yours. Check out (and help build) the school of your dreams.
At Ampersand School we are encouraging play, exploring passions, finding makers, entrepreneurs, inventors, philosophers, writers, thinkers, doers, and world changers.
Description
Assist with the day-to-day fundraising activities of a forward-thinking, unique and innovative independent private school. We will be planning and development of Ampersand School’s annual fundraising events, and administrative support for mailings. This internship is structured to provide the intern with valuable, real-world experience in a non-profit environment.

During your internship, you will help Ampersand School build its donor database, identify grant opportunities, help write grant proposals, and assist the Director with other activities as needed.

These internship positions will provide someone with substantial experience in nonprofit development and management, grant writing, events planning, researching donor prospects, solicitation strategizing, in addition to gaining valuable office experience working in a non-profit.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities
Work closely with staff to execute the Wine is Cheaper than Therapy annual scholarship event
Assist in the development of other fundraising efforts
Provide administrative support for event mailings, record keeping and logistics.
Assist with pre-planning and other donor recognition events.
Help with other development activities as needed.
Research new foundations/grants to apply for funding
Help with editing of proposals and reports
Help in writing minor proposals and reports
Table at awareness and fundraising events
Assist in pre-event preparation
Help in organizing events
Provide support in sending mailings and invitations
Help with maintaining database records
Each internship position will also have its share of "busy" work including envelope stuffing and administrative duties like file cleaning and data entry.

Requirements

What We Require
Organized with attention to detail
Ability to work independently
Computer proficiency in Word and Excel programs.
Excellent computer skills (MS Office) and able to learn new programs quickly (databases, etc.)
Outstanding attention to detail
Strong organizational abilities
Ability to operate standard office equipment (fax, photocopier, etc.)
Strong writing and verbal communication skills
Ability to juggle multiple tasks
Interest in a nonprofit career - particularly development and fundraising
Clear a criminal history background check

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