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Chapter Support Develoment InternBookmark This
4742 N. 24th Street, Suite 400
Posted: September 21 2016
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DescriptionDuration: Spring—January 17, 2017—May 5, 2017 (20 hours/week)
The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.
The Chapter Support Internship will provide the opportunity to assist the Chapter Support department in its efforts to advance leadership and other chapter initiatives for the Foundation’s 62 chapters across the United States to optimize delivery of Make-A-Wish’s mission.
ResponsibilitiesDuties & Responsibilities:
Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:
Researching non-profit industry best practices and developing chapter resources and tools in the areas of fundraising, leadership and governance
Assisting with support for various national committees and task forces
Assisting with tools and resources needed for orientations, trainings and conferences
Assisting with oversight of documents, calendars and news updates for intranet site
Building reports and supporting project work plans
Supporting with incoming and outgoing communication and correspondence (written and oral)
Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of the non-profit sector, either through coursework or employment experience
Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with chapter information
Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects
Strong customer service and interpersonal phone skills
Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
Proficiency in managing and building out spreadsheets
Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required
The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or higher. Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.