Events + Fundraising Internship

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VGC Foundation
Work remotely near
Burbank, CA
Posted: November 02 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

VGC Foundation Brings "History, Safety, Gaming for a Better World"

The Video Gaming Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization 501 (c) (3) dedicated to consistently providing education on the history of video game and computer technology, and providing education on video game safety. VGC maintain's a friendly creative work environment that respects diversity, ideas, and hard work.

VGC Foundation puts on events at many Video Game Expos throughout Southern California, VGC shows guests the history of video games and computer gaming technology. Guests not only get an opportunity to play every game console ever made for the last 50 years, they also get an educational experience from it. Workshops and panel discussions educate guests on video game safety, time management, and sportsmanship. Workshops will also feature educational experiences in game design, computer programming, computer building and repair, voice acting, and animation.

We also hold small workshops and panel discussions throughout the year with local schools, youth organizations, video game clubs, and conventions on video game and computer game safety.

Currently we're looking for a smart + creative intern, who is preferably working for school credit, and who can commit to a minimum of 2-3 days per week.

The intern will also support the planning and execution of smaller, targeted donor cultivation events and provide support to VGC Foundation's year-end fundraising efforts.

Responsibilities

As it relates to the Video Game Expos and PC Gaming Expos, the focus of the internship will be:

• Sponsor solicitation and outreach
• Silent and live auction item solicitation
• Ad solicitation and event program development
• Promotion of the events via social media and other outlets
• Day of logistics assistance and event set-up/closeout
• Donor acknowledgements and guest follow-up

The intern will also support the planning and execution of smaller, targeted donor cultivation events and provide support to VGC Foundation's year-end fundraising efforts.

Requirements

VGC Foundation is seeking undergraduate or graduate student candidates with very strong organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills. Some event planning and/or fundraising experience is required.

Candidates must be highly motivated, dependable, and conscientious self starters. They must have the ability to multi-task and perform work in a fast paced team environment, have intermediate to advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Access, Etapestry or other donor databases), strong written and verbal communication skills, stellar organizational skills, and an interest in VGC Foundation's mission.

This internship is well-suited for an individual interested in pursuing a career in non-profit administration and fundraising.

Skills

Required - Event Planning and Management, Fundraising

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