Spice Kitchen Incubator Development and Fundraising Intern
Salt Lake City (United States of America)
BACKGROUND: Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading, non-sectarian, non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict.Domestically, our 26 offices across the U.S. ensure new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency.
Spice Kitchen Incubator is a culinary incubator program of the International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City that assists new Americans and low-to-moderate income individuals plan, launch, and sustain their own food businesses through affordable technical assistance, subsidized commercial kitchen rental, and access to market opportunities.
SCOPE OF INTERN WORK: The intern will assist in implementing Spice Kitchen’s 2021 Development Plan, including the addition of numerous community and donor engagement events and activities, fundraisers, communications, and logistics of launching new services and programs like the Café and Storefront.
COMMITMENT: August 30th 2021 – December 17th 2021, 15-20 hours per week
•Assist with planning, marketing, and implementation of Spice Kitchen Incubator donor, supporter, and volunteer events
•Collect monthly data like participant income, market opportunities, and donor engagement and gifts
•Assist in the creation of SOP for tracking and reports platform Podio
•Work with the Data ad Evaluation Coordinator to implement data collection on program satisfaction, knowledge gain, and needs assessments.
•Work with Retail and Events Specialist to plan and implement cooking classes, new café, storefront, and World Refugee Day events
•Assist with the organization and planning of 2021 Discover Foods Festival and other fundraising campaigns.
1. The intern will gain professional experience in community outreach, donor engagement, public speaking, and some event planning.
2. The intern will gain a deeper understanding of systems relevant to reporting and understanding programmatic data collection and evaluation
3. The intern will learn skills and knowledge related to program planning and new service implementation