Fundraising Intern - Part Time

Flexible Hours

Please send your resume to careers@community-link.org.

 

Summary/Objective

The Development + Fundraising Intern will work closely with the leadership team to develop a fundraising and business development strategy for the organization. We rely on contributions from individuals, businesses and churches, but are looking to expand to corporations and foundations to help build our organization. This internship is vital to the success of carrying out our mission and impacting the community we live in.

Day In The Life (what you’ll do):

This internship is the great opportunity for someone interested in fighting hunger and giving hope to their community. This internships is unpaid, but will provide an authentic experience towards building a non-profit and hands-on development related to the field of non-profit management. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Identify, research, and develop new relationships for sponsorship/donations

  • Create a fundraising marketing campaign for donors

  • Identify ways to effectively engage donors and innovative ways to develop the organization; includes potential opportunities to collaborate or joint-partnerships with other organizations

  • End-to-end management of securing donations and sponsorships. Including pitching and closing deals

  • Manage the database of donors and potential sponsors; includes reports and invoices

  • Partner with Marketing Committee to create marketing and branding materials

  • Partner with Marketing Committee to create press releases, press kits, sponsorship packages

What You Bring To The Table (who you are):

This is an unpaid internship and location can be remote with some office hours, but will require 10-20 hours per week, and you must have own computer and Adobe suite. Course-credit is available for current students, and perks of internship will be free career, personal and professional development from leadership team.

  • Open to current students, recent graduates, or early-career professionals; undergraduate or MBA experience is preferred

  • Previous experience in campaigns, fundraising, non-profit, sales is ideal

  • Working proficiency in excel and finance skills

  • Well organized and excellent communication skills

  • Sense of urgency, ability to work quickly to meet the demands

  • Attention to detail and technically savvy; informed about current events

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with business ideas

  • Passion for making a difference in the world and interested in the work we do

  • Aligns with our values of importance of diversity of background, experience and thought

Community Link is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.


Warehouse - Full Time

This position is temp-to-hire. Must be 21 or older to apply due to truck insurance limitations.

Monday - Friday: 8am-4pm

First Saturday of the Month 9am-2pm

Please send your resume or questions to Careers@community-link.org.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Stocks food shelves as needed

  2. Responsible for implementing food warehouse policies and procedures.

  3. Weigh in and log all donations, following prescribed agency procedures.

  4. Ensure refrigerated and frozen products are stored in appropriate areas in cooler and freezer with identifying tags.

  5. Ensure dry product is put in proper location.

  6. Maintain all temperature and cleaning logs pertaining to the refrigerators and freezers.

  7. Reviews inventory to ensure adequate supplies are available.

  8. Inspect product donations to assure that safety and sanitation standards are met.

  9. Inspect all incoming loads for evidence of spoilage, odors, damaged containers, insects, rodents, excessive heat, freezer damage, water damage, mold or product leakage.

  10. Must be a backup driver in case the warehouse is short staffed

  11. Be available for unexpected emergencies and/or needs at the food pantry.

Competencies

  1. Excellent Interpersonal Skills

  2. Communication Proficiency.

  3. Computer skills in Word, Excel, Email, Internet, etc.

  4. Must be able to drive either automatic or standard transmissions.

  5. Must be able to safely drive a 26ft box truck on the highway and back into store docks.

  6. Must be able to utilize a pallet jack and a pallet stacker safely.

  7. Must be able to lift 50+ pounds repetitively.

  8. Must be able to bend, stoop and lift.

  9. Must be able to be on their feet at all times.

  10. Collaboration Skills.

  11. Leadership.

  12. Organizational Skills.

  13. Teamwork Orientation.

  14. Technical Capacity.

  15. Time Management.

  16. Self-motivated – Self-starter

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the volunteer for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Community Link offers paid vacation, sick time, holidays, etc. Community Link does not offer 401k or health insurance at this time.