Fundraising Internship

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Description

CameroonONE, a Boston-based 501c3 charity organization that takes orphaned children from the Republic of Cameroon out of their orphanages and places them in the households of surviving family members in West Africa, is looking for interns for the Fall semester to help raise additional funding for our sponsorship program’s operational budget (to provide education and healthcare needs and identification support to our students; a stipend to their caretakers; as well as funding projects in progress- sustainability schemes, such as bee-farming, and children’s centers and child safe zones for the villages’ children).

These internship opportunities will provide qualified applicants with substantial experience in nonprofit fundraising and development through events planning, grant writing, donor cultivation, solicitation strategizing, and a fundamental knowledge of Nonprofit management and program implementation and expansion. Each intern will be encouraged to take a leadership role in spearheading their own fundraising campaigns within the objectives of the development department, depending on one's experience and hours of availability. More on our organization at http://www.cameroonone.org/

Responsibilities

• Create and administer your own fundraising campaign to sponsor students in our system.
• Operate with a self-sufficient and independent approach.
• Research new foundations to apply for funding
• Help in writing minor proposals and reports
• Research and develop events in new fundraising markets
• Help in researching potential donors
• Help in conducting in depth researching into new fundraising markets

Requirements

We are seeking motivated and responsible college students or young professionals looking to gain experience working with a nonprofit. Applicants should be pursuing a Bachelors or Masters Degree in a relevant field (Marketing, Government, Public Policy, etc) or recent graduates, who possess excellent communication skills, and qualified to represent the organization. Should be open-minded, enthusiastic, creative, and adaptable.

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