Resource Development Intern

Posted on April 7th, 2016

United Way of Larimer County helps local children and families succeed in school, work and life by tackling the source of community challenges to drive change that lasts. We’re building a movement of people and organizations across Larimer County to solve problems and create results that help people today and make stronger foundations for tomorrow. We hope that you’ll join us and be part of the change.

United Way of Larimer County is now accepting applications for 2016 fall semester internship to support fundraising efforts in the Resource Development Department. This internship will provide valuable career experience while making a difference in the local community.

Essential Job Functions
• Promote United Way’s vision and mission in the community
• Assist with various aspects of fundraising campaigns
• Help brainstorm fundraising ideas
• Assist with and attend special campaign events
• Assist with event planning and preparation
• Thank donors for their gifts to United Way
• Assist staff with various administrative and clerical tasks
• Work in a customer relationship management database

Other Job Functions
• Maintain excellent communication with all staff
• Solicit for in-kind donations
• Attend and participate in Resource Development and other staff meetings
• Other duties as assigned
Potential Experience / Opportunities to Gain
• Gain hands-on fundraising experience
• Meet and network with businesses and non-profits in Larimer County
• Work independently and with the freedom to be creative
• Practice and gain new interpersonal skills
• Improve clerical and administrative skills
• Learn to work with a database
• Learn about non-profit management
• Gain perspective on benefits of charitable giving
• Add experience with a reputable leader in the nonprofit community on a national level to your resume
Skills and Specifications
• Dynamic, energetic and driven personality
• Strong leadership skills with an aptitude for resourcefulness
• Organizational skills, attention to detail, and analytic and strategic thinking
• Effective written and verbal communication skills, as well as solid interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently, as part of a team, and in a flexible environment
• Volunteer management experience
• Capability to prioritize and manage a multitude of tasks
• A self starter who takes initiative

Position
• 2016 Fall semester commitment
• 15 hours a week during business hours. Hours are flexible around school schedule
• Position is contingent upon successful background check
• Must have own reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Mileage reimbursement is provided
• Stipend available

To Apply
Email your resume and cover letter including why you want to work with United Way of Larimer County to Amanda Sammartino at asammartino@uwaylc.org.