Development Assistant

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Art On Wheels
3108 West Leigh Street
Richmond, VA
Posted: April 24 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Development Assistant: This internship is a learning opportunity for individuals interested in development and fundraising for nonprofits. This position reports to the Executive Director, and will be responsible for and learn the processes and strategies behind writing and submitting grants, assisting with fundraising campaigns and planning fundraising events, sponsorship solicitation and in-kind donation requests. Minimum 10 hours / week. Preferably for 3+ months.
Candidates will need to have reliable transportation to report as needed.
To apply, please visit the Art on Wheels website: www.artonwheels-va.org/get-involved

About Art On Wheels:
Our arts outreach provides a vital link between the therapeutic benefits of art making to communities which show substantial health improvements from arts participation, yet typically have low arts exposure. In order to create exceptional enrichment experiences our classes, workshops, and community art projects span a range of visual, music and performing arts activities. We work with local artists, educators, and music therapists to bring the very best to our community, and our participants. Our customized, professionally conducted curriculum and projects offer unique and challenging learning experiences and are adaptive to ensure age and ability appropriate programming. Our artists travel with all supplies to instruct participants in their own facilities, which enables our outreach to have a bigger impact on the region. Visit our website for more information: www.artonwheels-va.org.

Responsibilities

Daily coordination of various fundraising opportunities and projects.
Event planning.
Grant research, writing and submission.
Scheduling and calendar management to ensure that each fundraising campaign and deadline is on task.
Contacting potential new clients and donors.
Other administrative duties as needed.

Requirements

Available for a minimum of 10 flexible hours a week.
Reliable transportation.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
An organized and deadline-driven work ethic.
An outgoing, friendly personality interested in working with diverse clients.

Skills

Required - Computer Proficiency, Proficient in Microsoft Office, Proficient Communicator, Highly Reliable, Comfortable working independently, Excellent interpersonal skills, Coordinating Schedules, Data Analysis, Multiple Project Coordination, Deadline Management, Flexibility
Preferred - Google Calendar, Microsoft Excel, Grant Writing, Non-profit Fund Development

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