Fields: fundraising, women’s rights, health, reproductive rights, sexual health
About the Organization: The National Women’s Health Network improves the health of all women by developing and promoting a critical analysis of health issues in order to affect policy and support consumer decision-making. The NWHN aspires to a health care system that is guided by social justice and reflects the needs of diverse women. We are consumer activists, supported by a national membership of thousands of individuals.
About the Position: The Network seeks a current college student, current graduate student, or recent college graduate who is interested in serving as a Development Intern and providing a wide range of database, research, administrative, and general support to the Network’s development team. In return, the Network will provide an opportunity for the intern to gain experience in and familiarity with areas such as fundraising, philanthropy, women’s health, advocacy, consumer advocacy, and the day-to-day operations of a nonprofit organization with a national reach. Successful applicants gain experience in the administrative and external roles of the Development Office, from stewarding donors, writing monthly pieces, understanding the importance of quality control in fundraising, interacting with vendors. Past interns have had the chance to explore various avenues of fundraising from grant proposals, event planning and all forms of individual giving. The Network’s business hours are 9 am – 5:30 pm. A firm commitment of 20 to 30 hours per week is required.
- Current college student, current graduate student, or recent college graduate
- Interest in fundraising for the nonprofit sector
- Ideally familiarity with and/or experience with databases, preferably with Raiser’s Edge
- Clear written and oral communication abilities; Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail
Estimated Salary: $185 per week. For 20 hours weekly, this works out to $9.25/hour
Deadline: Until filled
National Women’s Health Network