Chapter Support Intern
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America - Phoenix AZ

Internship Category: Paid

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  • Duration: Summer””June 4, 2018 – August 10, 2018

    Summary

    The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

    The Chapter Support Internship will provide the opportunity to assist the Chapter Support department in its efforts to advance leadership and other chapter initiatives for the Foundation’s 62 chapters across the United States to optimize delivery of Make-A-Wish’s mission.

    Required Skills

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

    • Researching non-profit industry best practices and develop chapter resources and tools in the areas of fundraising, leadership and governance
    • Assisting with support for various national committees and task forces
    • Assisting with tools and resources needed for orientations, trainings and conferences
    • Developing, deploying and reporting on results from various program evaluation surveys via SurveyMonkey
    • Reviewing and comparing data across several dimensions including time, geography, various data sources (both public and private databases) and integrate into data model
    • Assisting with oversight of documents, calendars and news updates for intranet site
    • Assisting with chapter grants and scholarship program
    • Assisting with department expense reporting
    • Supporting with incoming and outgoing communication and correspondence (written and oral)

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of the non-profit sector, either through coursework or employment experience
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with chapter information
    • Detail-oriented with a strong ability to plan, prioritize, and multi-task
    • Strong customer service and interpersonal phone skills
    • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
    • Demonstrates analytical skills with ability to summarize data and present in an effective and clear manner
    • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge software preferred, although not required
    • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

    Required Experience

    Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

    Job Location
    Phoenix, US-AZ

    Duration: Summer””June 4, 2018 – August 10, 2018

    Summary

    The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

    The Chapter Support Internship will provide the opportunity to assist the Chapter Support department in its efforts to advance leadership and other chapter initiatives for the Foundation’s 62 chapters across the United States to optimize delivery of Make-A-Wish’s mission.

    Required Skills

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

    • Researching non-profit industry best practices and develop chapter resources and tools in the areas of fundraising, leadership and governance
    • Assisting with support for various national committees and task forces
    • Assisting with tools and resources needed for orientations, trainings and conferences
    • Developing, deploying and reporting on results from various program evaluation surveys via SurveyMonkey
    • Reviewing and comparing data across several dimensions including time, geography, various data sources (both public and private databases) and integrate into data model
    • Assisting with oversight of documents, calendars and news updates for intranet site
    • Assisting with chapter grants and scholarship program
    • Assisting with department expense reporting
    • Supporting with incoming and outgoing communication and correspondence (written and oral)

    Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of the non-profit sector, either through coursework or employment experience
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with chapter information
    • Detail-oriented with a strong ability to plan, prioritize, and multi-task
    • Strong customer service and interpersonal phone skills
    • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
    • Demonstrates analytical skills with ability to summarize data and present in an effective and clear manner
    • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge software preferred, although not required
    • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

    Required Experience

    Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

    Job Location
    Phoenix, US-AZ

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