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The North Texas Community Foundation helps build the capacity of others to do good work through philanthropic giving and grant making. By bringing together donors, nonprofits, and community leaders, and supporting innovative approaches to problem solving, we aim to make our region a better place for us all. Whether we’re helping our donors grow and invest their philanthropic portfolios, sharing information among community members, convening nonprofit leaders, connecting key players or making strategic grants, all activities are undertaken with the aim of producing greater resources, greater efficiency, and greater effectiveness for the community we serve. With more than 200 different charitable funds of $280 million in assets under management, we provide a trusted, local vehicle that enables people to give more effectively and to think strategically and creatively about the future of our community.
Overview of the Position
The Community Programs Intern is responsible for assisting the Executive Vice President and the Community Programs Coordinator with general office duties and special projects that serve the communities of North Texas. The Intern is aware of ongoing projects and keeps track of appointments, tasks and materials for meetings and events. The ultimate goal is to support the Foundation’s efforts to grow philanthropy throughout the North Texas region by engaging individuals and families in charitable community work through the Foundation.
Successful candidates will take pride in collecting and helping analyze the right data to better understand the community need, leadership and vision of our community. Their efforts will help achieve amazing impact in our community. As with all our efforts, the Intern will have the opportunity to meet some remarkable community leaders, from both the for-profit and non-profit sectors.
Description of Duties
- We are looking for an energetic, responsible, discreet, innovative, positive person to fill this position. An interest in research, public policy, or the nonprofit sector would be beneficial.
- Successful candidates will be organized, detail-oriented, possess strong communication/writing skills, be flexible, and have strong interpersonal skills.
- Intern will assist the Community Programs Coordinator in planning and executing events related to the Community Foundation’s grant cycles and community engagement initiatives. Intern will maintain records for the grant cycles including grant proposals, reports, correspondence and media pieces. Intern will assist in developing, implementing, and synthesizing information collected from surveys and focus group interviews.
- This internship provides meaningful opportunities to develop work-related skills and assist the Community Foundation on various projects directly related to its mission. The hours are flexible, but would be up to 20 hours per week during the academic year and up to 35 hours per week during the summer. Be available to work a set schedule at least three days per week.
- Intern will become familiar with key community leaders and interact with them by phone, email, and in person. She/he will also become familiar with the laws and regulations governing Community Foundations and charitable donations. Intern will also assist staff members with front desk/administrative duties such as answering the phone, assembling mailings and filing occasionally.
- Reliable transportation is required.
Pursuing a 4 year degree (Junior or Senior level) or graduate degree in one of the following related areas: Business, Economics, Communications, Liberal Arts, Planning, Public Administration, Marketing, and Social Services.
Ability to analyze and summarize complex documents, interpersonal skills, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Adobe, or Web design software is a plus.
Experience with nonprofits a plus.
This is a paid internship.
If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to Community Engagement Coordinator, Garrett March.