Opportunity Details

Family Services
Families, Low-income Communities, Military/Veterans, Offenders/Ex-offenders
Fundraising & Campaigning,Other,Administrative Support/Clerical,Event Organizing,Public Relations/Marketing

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Development/Community Outreach Intern (Offsite)


Shelter, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization that provides community-based, emergency and longer-term housing for children and adolescents who are abused, neglected, dependent or in need of supervision.

The Development/Community Outreach Intern will work directly with the development staff and report to the Volunteer Coordinator. The Intern will assist with community outreach initiatives, research, grant research, volunteer recognition/management, and special event assistance. This is a part-time, offsite internship, allowing for flexible scheduling and the ability to work from home. All internships are unpaid. 
This is a Skill Based Volunteer (SBV) opportunity.

Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Develop & maintain lists of potential donors, volunteer groups, and community events.
  • Research Grant Proposals


  • Design flyers for events & promotion of volunteer activities
  • Special Event assistance (event planning, promoting, and set-up)


  • Attend volunteer fairs on behalf of Shelter
  • Attend community events to speak about Shelter & our services


*Other Duties as assigned

Qualifications and Desired Skills

  • Pursuing a degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Nonprofit Management or related field
  • Detail oriented, strong initiative, works well independently
  • Experience with nonprofits is helpful
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, & Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Time Commitment: We will work with educational institution to meet academic requirements if needed.


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