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Development Intern

Salt Lake City (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Salt Lake City (United States of America)
  • Grade: Internship
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  • Closing Date:

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SCOPE OF INTERN WORK: The development intern, supervised by the development coordinator, provides a wide array of support to the IRC Salt Lake City’s development team. By supporting fundraising and donor relations, the successful applicant will gain insight into the processes necessary to run an efficient, multi-faceted nonprofit that builds relationships with donors.

COMMITMENT: 4-6 months, starting January 2021, 10-15 hours per week


  • In-Kind Donations
    • Maintain organization and tracking of in-kind donations in storage units and office storage
    • Build capacity of DIY donation drives by crafting promotional and educational materials
    • Support donation records processing, including entering client and donor in-kind records into database systems
    • Assist in the creation of an inventory tracking system for smaller in-kind donations
  • Community Engagement
    • Create flyers, templates, and other promotional materials to support donation drives, corporate engagement, and special events
    • Support in building out engagement strategies for various types of donors and supporters
  • Other duties as needed, such as digitizing donor records, help with any paperwork and filing, and attending and participating in Development team meetings


1.Understand how to write donor acknowledgements and their importance in maintaining donor relationships

2.Learn how to build materials and procedures for supporting community engagement

3.Gain a better understanding of the refugee resettlement process and how the IRC fits into that process

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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