Fundraising and Donor Relations Intern

The Donor Relations and Fundraising Intern will learn about all aspects of fundraising for nonprofits, through grant writing, prospect research, database management, and special-events. The successful candidate will have an interest in human rights and indigenous issues, excellent research and writing skills, will be detail-oriented and organized, and able to work independently. Interns will gain an overview of the indigenous peoples in Latin America as well as valuable insight into nonprofit operations and institutional planning and growth. Ideally, successful candidate will also possess written and spoken Spanish language capability.

Providing administrative support to Habitat Pro’s team, responsibilities include:

  • Working with Head of New York Office to research and solicit potential donors, foundations, and event attendees;
  • Updating Habitat Pro’s donor database with contact details, RSVP information, and payments from donors;
  • Creating and disseminating information among prospects using Photoshop and Mailchimp;
  • Drafting letters and email correspondence with Habitat Pro’s donors and event participants;
  • Assisting in other development work as the need arises.

This is an unpaid position, though Habitat Pro’s internships are eligible for college credit. Interns will also have the opportunity to volunteer at Habitat Pro events and other projects.

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to hr@habitatpro.org