As a Philanthropy Intern, you will be learning from other highly motivated Searchers while having ample opportunities to grow and gain valuable, hands-on experience in the fields of peacebuilding and international Philanthropy. Search is full of committed, enthusiastic and talented individuals. It is a fun place to work and an exciting place to learn. Search offers a rich range of opportunities from challenging and fascinating projects to networking events within the organization. You will provide research, administrative, and logistical support to the team's activities. The intern will develop their communication, program Philanthropy, administrative, and research skills and play a key role in designing and implementing new fundraising initiatives. You will report directly to the Donor Relations Coordinator and Event Producer. This internship will begin on Aug 19, 2019.
If you are a student and would like to earn course credit from your internship, we are willing to work with you to develop a rigorous workload that is relevant to your field of study and professional interests.
We want our interns to make the most of this experience. To this end, we ask every intern to develop a set of strategic learning objectives at the beginning of their internship with their supervisor, outlining their key learning and professional Philanthropy needs. Search for Common Ground's staff will work with you to ensure assignments are relevant to these learning objectives, and that you continue to grow throughout your internship.
Philanthropy Intern Responsibilities:
Salary: This is an unpaid internship
This position will close on August 9th, 2019.
Sound good? To apply, interested candidates should do the following:
Send the following items to our employment portal here:
Please compile your writing sample and resume into one document as the system only has the functionality to upload two documents per application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
In your cover letter, please clearly state why the position is of interest, what you can bring to it and what you hope to gain from it, and any regional or topical interests. If applicable, please list any other divisions you have applied to within Search. Please clearly state if you are seeking course credit from this internship and any requirements your University may have for such work. Also, please include the date you can start work, the length of your availability (in months), and the number of hours per week to which you can commit.
Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please see our website www.sfcg.org for full details of our work.
All Search Employees must adhere to the values: Shared Humanity - Empathy - Impartiality - Inclusivity - Courage - Hope - Humility - Audacity. In accordance with these values, Search enforces compliance with the Code of Conduct and related policies on Anti Workplace Harassment, Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Conflict of Interest and Anti-fraud.