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Fundraising Intern

Welcoming America
Decatur, GA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $14 Hourly
  • Part-Time
Job Description

The virtual Fundraising Intern will be responsible for supporting the Development Team in various aspects of our day-to-day work to raise funds in support of Welcoming America's mission, with a special focus on grant-related support. Intern skills, experience, and interests will inform the full scope of this internship. Responsibilities may range from data management, administrative support, preparing grant applications and reports, conducting in-depth prospect research and identification, and assisting with campaign preparation.
We are a small teamcandidates can therefore expect to gain a broad range of practical skills, hands-on experience in all aspects of fundraising work, and opportunities to engage cross-functionally across the organization.
As this is a virtual internship, candidates should expect to participate regularly in team calls and video meetings, as well as actively use email and chat platforms to communicate progress and ask questions.


  • Provide administrative support to the Development team
  • Prepare grant applications, grant reports, and other fundraising materials, with support.
  • Conduct research and data management projects
  • Assist with the planning of fundraising campaigns
  • Participate regularly in team check-ins and full staff meetings
  • Potential for other projects as determined by skill, interest, and need


  • Thrives in a very fast-paced environment and can manage multiple projects
  • Strong written communication and project management skills, with a high attention to detail.
  • Enthusiastic about research and enjoys learning and working through complex processes and systems


Candidates must have a background in fundraising, such as prior internship or volunteer experience. Some technical experience in data management would be an asset (but not required), as well as an interest in diversity, inclusion, immigration, refugees, and/or community building.

A high degree of flexibility and responsiveness is essential for this position. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, excellent written and spoken communication, and superb attention to detail. A proactive, can-do attitude and strong motivation to get the most out of the internship experience will be a critical measurement of success.
As this is a virtual internship, candidates must be able to manage their time and workload without supervision. They must also adhere to all the same professional standards in their demeanor and work quality as they would in an on-site internship.

Other Requirements

Candidates must be enrolled in a university degree program. Preference will be given to college sophomores and juniors, as well as those willing to commit to the full summer term.
Candidates must also have consistent access to a computer and a reliable Internet connection.

This is a remote position.


Welcoming America

Decatur, GA
30030 USA



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