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DescriptionHospitality Homes (hosp.org) provides free short-term housing in volunteer host homes and donated apartments for families and friends of patients seeking care at Boston-area healthcare organizations. Since 1983, this unique home-away-from-home experience has brought a compassionate response as well as emotional and financial relief to guests in need.
We are looking for a late Spring or Summer 2014 intern for 10-15 hours/week. Our internships are a great introduction to nonprofit fundraising and event work in a small, supportive office environment. NOTE: Start dates and end dates are flexible. We are located near Fenway Park.
This is an unpaid internship. For students who will be earning academic credit for internships, we are happy to work with you to ensure the requirements of your school are met.
Work with our staff to carry out development and other fundraising-related activities. Help update our database and run reports. Provide support for web content and social media. Some interaction with donors and clients may be involved. Tasks may include other logistics and administrative duties.
Our office is very close to Fenway Park, near public transportation. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Internship start and end dates are flexible.
Please EMAIL your cover letter and resume to the Executive Director at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Write “Development Internship” in the subject line of your email.
In your cover letter, please let us know your availability (your preferred start and end dates).
Requirements- Reliable, outgoing, creative, flexible, and able to work independently.
- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy; able to work with several collections of data. Good research skills.
- Proficiency with Word and Excel required; experience with contact management database system preferred.
- Confident and professional phone skills; a self-starter who can make cold calls and be courteously persistent in follow-up.
- Experience creating/revising web content and using social media for publicity is a plus.
- Prior fundraising experience a plus but not required.