Wichita (United States of America)
This internship is located within the Resource Development Department, whose purpose is to establish strong, mutually-beneficial connections between the community and the IRC in Kansas in order to garner monetary, in-kind and volunteer resources for refugee clients. The Fundraising Intern will work closely with the Development Manager towards these goals to enhance the IRC in Kansas’s ability to meet refugee client needs.
•Provide data collection and research including tracking all forms of funding sources;
•Draft written materials for internal and external communications and prepare mass mailings;
•Proofread and edit letters of intent and grant proposals;
•Assist with updating and maintaining IRC donor database;
•Research potential major donor prospects and assist with donor outreach and cultivation;
•Provide direct service to refugee clients as needed by the Volunteer Coordinator;
•Assist with other Resource Development needs such as donor management, external communications, and fundraising;
•Attend and actively participate in staff meetings and special staff development programs.
For the sake of stability and continuity, the IRC asks for a minimum commitment of 3 months, with at least 6 hours per week.
In-depth training will be provided for interns to programming and the various needs of clients accessing services. A high-level of confidentiality is required when working with IRC clients.