Fundraising, Development & Special Events Intern

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Naugatuck Youth Services, Inc.
13 Scott Street
Naugatuck, CT
Posted: June 01 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Naugatuck Youth Services, Inc. is a non-profit youth services bureau with the goal of helping all of Naugatuck's young people be "healthy, resilient & awesome." We have been a non-profit community organization for less than a year, and are looking for an intern who is passionate about working with young people AND able to help us develop financial resources, specifically through the development of a fundraising program and special events.

Responsibilities

- Utilizes social media to engage with a community of followers online from various populations: youth, young adults, parents, community leaders, business owners, and the community at large
- Works with staff and marketing committee to ensure fluid coordination of online marketing, promotions, special events registrations, program registrations, and email newsletters
- Collaborates with internal departments and external partners on projects and assignments
- Will manage all aspects of special events, from developing ideas, setting up physical space, recruiting and welcoming attendees, preparing materials, follow-up thank yous, etc.
- Supervises, trains and mentors youth "assistants" with interest in getting involved

Requirements

- Experience with management of all aspects of special events, from developing ideas, setting up physical space, recruiting and welcoming attendees, preparing materials, follow-up thank yous, etc.
- Possesses skills in writing, presentation, interpersonal relations, and exceptional service
- Performs well in environment that values creativity, flexibility, and variety
- Exhibits personal qualities, such as open-mindedness, enthusiasm, and adaptability
- Prefers challenges, fast pace, new ideas, future focus, and can work without constant supervision
- Understands importance of and has willingness to learn more about confidentiality, relationship building, and positive youth development principles
- Ability to effectively and positively supervise/mentor/train volunteer youth "assistants"

Skills

Required - Flexibility, High level of initiative, Professional Communication, Special Events Coordination, Positive Attitude, Letter Writing, Coordinating Events, Relationship Building
Preferred - Positive Youth Development, Grassroots Fundraising, Mentoring, Donor Acquisition, Donor Engagement, Donor Recognition, Educational Fundraising, Corporate Fundraising

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