Position title
Development Internship

The Development Internship is designed for an individual who wishes to gain hands-on experience with an annual appeal fundraising campaign and grant research/writing. The Intern will work directly with the Co-Executive Director, Development & Operations to help organize and implement our annual appeal (Oct – Dec), help organize and implement our annual Auction & Gala event (Jan - May), research and cultivate supporters, manage the organization’s donor databases, track and evaluate fundraising efforts. NOTE - Intern will work remotely at least for the fall, until otherwise adjusted. Internship can be Oct - Dec or Jan - May or a combination of dates.


Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the delivery of development plans, donor events, social marketing and other activities
  • Prepare reports and presentations for internal and external use
  • Assist with updating and maintaining GV’s database, donor files and other development materials
  • Conduct research on individual, foundation, and corporate donors
  • (Sept-Dec) Collaborate and create email and mailed appeal letter and social media plan
  • (Sept-Dec) Research and identify grant prospects and collaborate on grant writing
  • (Jan-May) Participate in Gala Planning Committee
  • (Jan-May) Coordinate and manage auction procurement
  • Possess an interest in a nonprofit career, particularly development and fundraising
  • Strong communication skills – particularly for corporate communication
  • High ethical standards and personal integrity
  • Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated desire to learn and ability to work in a multi-faceted capacity
  • Creative, genuine, and positive mindset
How to Apply

To apply, click "Apply Now". Please include your cover letter, and resume.


If you have any questions, please email sarahpopelka@global-visionaries.org.

Internship Type
Part-time, unpaid
Duration of Internship
3 months (minimum)
Working Hours
10-20 hours per week
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