UniversalGiving: Internship Opportunity


UniversalGiving is seeking a Development Intern/Volunteer. The Development Intern plays a critical strategic and operational role in the direct execution of the UniversalGiving™ Fundraising Plan. The Development intern will support the CEO, while gaining valuable industry experience.

UniversalGiving™ (UG) is an award winning marketplace which allows people to give and volunteer with the top-performing projects all over the world. UniversalGiving™ offers a variety of ways for donors to become involved through individual Projects or Gift Packages. Visitors simply choose a region (such as Africa) and an issue (such as education or the environment) and receive a list of quality ways to give and volunteer. When giving, 100% of your donation goes directly to the project. UniversalGiving™ performs due diligence on all its projects through its unique, trademarked Quality Model™.

UniversalGiving™ is committed to understanding and representing the diverse populations it serves worldwide. Members of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, nationalities, physical abilities or disabilities, religions or beliefs, and cultures are welcome as employees and volunteers in our organization. We believe that a diverse team will best serve our diverse populations.

Duration: minimum 15-20 hours per week, but the ideal candidate is available Tuesday through Friday 9am-5pm for the duration of the internship (2-4 mo internship)

Responsibilities include:
• Assist with high-level mail outs that are sent to: high net worth individuals, foundations, corporations
• Perform research on potential and existing donors, foundations and corporations
• Specific research on potential funders using The Foundation Center as primary resource
• Salesforce Database entry

General Qualifications:
• Excellent writing and communication skills
• Computer skills, Microsoft Word and Excel
• Interest in nonprofit work, international issues, philanthropy

To Apply:
Email your cover letter, resume, and one professional writing sample (2 pages max) to volunteers@universalgiving.org

. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please no phone calls.

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