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Company/Organization: The Adventure Project


We add venture capital to create jobs in developing countries, providing people with the tools, training and resources needed to earn income while serving their communities with better health care, food, water and a cleaner environment. We are looking for a Development Intern who is able to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. This is a great opportunity for those who want to gain experience in the areas of donor appreciation, fundraising and database management.

This is a great opportunity to be on the ground floor of a fast-paced, growing nonprofit organization. You will report to the Project Manager. Our office is in Beespace, a co-working space for innovative start-up non-profits, so you will also be constantly learning about other inspiring ideas and interacting with a wonderful community of change-makers. Because of the nature of this position and its importance within our organization, you must be highly organized, flexible and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.


General Responsibilities:
Help manage database of donor information
Send reports to donors
Foster relationships with donors and make sure they feel loved, whether through email, phone call or handwritten note.
Assist in creating/ growing a corporate sponsorship program
Assist in creating/ growing our school partnership program
Help with events and special projects as needed
Potentially some grant writing, if interested

Are eager to learn
Take initiative and dont give up!
Believe in the cause
Have a great attitude
Would love to work in a start-up environment
Are happy as a clam whether youre taking out the trash or networking at events; you are willing to help with it all!

Paid Internship Info:



15 hours/week


3-6 months

Start Date:

May 2014

Additional Info:
We accept Interns all year around. Although it is unpaid, academic credit is possible.
Development  Nonprofit  Start-up  Writing  Communication  Creative  Fundraising  Donor-Care   
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