Job Description

This is an ideal position for a candidate interested in pursuing a career in nonprofit, fundraising/development, event coordination and/or public relations while making a difference female network and community. We are looking for an organized and creative self-starter who can manage multiple tasks and communicate effectively with a diverse audience. The intern should have a strong work ethic, maintain attention to detail, and be able to work independently as well as a part of a team. Applicants who are proficient in Microsoft Office (including Publisher and Excel) and have some experience in event planning, marketing, customer service and/or graphic design are encouraged to apply.


The candidate will have a passion for nonprofit fundraise. This person must be a self-starter, team-oriented, have a yearning to learn, and extremely good at multi-tasking across a variety of projects at once.


The Fundraise Intern will not only gain experience in fundraising, you will also acquire knowledge and experience working in Content Marketing, SEO, Analytics, Campaigns & Graphic Design.


  • Coordinating logistical aspects of various events such as securing in-kind donations, recruiting volunteers, preparing event materials, etc.
  • Helping with event day logistics
  • Preparing mailings to be sent to potential participants and donors
  • Working with local businesses to facilitate involvement with our campaigns
  • Participating in grassroots marketing and fundraising efforts
  • Recruiting and retaining participants and teams through phone calls, e-mails, and face-to-face meetings
  • Assisting the Donor Development staff with publicizing special events, information meetings, and other activities as needed
  • Running donor acknowledgment letters on a weekly basis
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of LLS and our mission and programs
  • Performing other related duties as assigned


  • Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and database management
  • Tech savvy, i.e. Facebook, Twitter and other social media
  • Basic knowledge on composing and submitting press releases
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Professional demeanor and appearance
  • Strong interpersonal skills and judgment
  • Proficient in business English, spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Confidentiality with all patient/donor/volunteer information

How to apply

If you are interested, please send an email to with your resume and cover letter.


This is a part-time, on site, unpaid internship in return for college class credit.

Local Applicants Only Please.