Special Events Intern (Spring – Summer – Fall)

SUMMARY: The Special Events intern assists CFNC with all aspects of event planning. The Fall intern will support the Fall Donor Appreciation Reception , annual Spring Benefit/Gala and silent and live auction. The Spring Intern will support Spring2ACTion, Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day, Backpacks for Brighter Futures event and the annual Spring Benefit/Gala. Summer intern will support Backpacks for Brighter Futures event, and Fall Donor Appreciation Reception.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage event records, including sponsorship and ticket sales.
  • Help coordinate event logistics for each event.
  • Play a key role in outreach, record keeping, and organization of third party event partnership.
  • Manage and update sponsor and guest mailing lists.
  • Assist with special event and day-of-event operations including set-up, tear-down and other manual labor projects.
  • Assist with mail merges, envelope stuffing, data entry, filing, and vendor communication.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

SCHEDULE

Internship lasts 14 weeks (10 weeks in the summer) and requires a commitment to work a minimum of twenty hours weekly (days and hours are flexible). Availability on the occasional evening/weekend is also desired.

Communications Intern (Spring – Summer – Fall)

SUMMARY: The Communications Intern will utilize social networking sites, blogging and traditional publicity routes to get the word out about everything that is CFNC. They will play a pivotal role in content planning, event marketing, contributing to the design of CFNC’s communications collateral, and constituent relationship maintenance. This internship offers the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of social media, engage in the creative process, and practice professional outreach and publicity strategies.

Candidates should have a working knowledge of all social media channels, excellent and professional phone and people skills, and enthusiasm for marketing and creative problem solving!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the creation of brochures, ads, posters, newsletters, invitations, event materials, displays, PowerPoint presentations, infographic illustrations, icons, charts, graphs, maps, tables, e-blasts, e-newsletters, banner ads, and interactive designs for CFNC’s website.
  • Assist with development of social media strategy and social media campaigns as they relate to fundraising and development.
  • Compile information for promotion of CFNC events.
  • Distribution of event listing information to third party listing sites.
  • Design, compose and send social media posts and e-newsletters.
  • Write and distribute press releases; follow up with media contacts.
  • Assist with publicity for events including online marketing/posting, blog posts and flier/poster distribution.
  • Creation of video posts for social media.
  • Assist with development of communications process and overall strategy.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

SCHEDULE:

Internship lasts 14 weeks (10 weeks in the summer) and requires a commitment to work a minimum of twenty hours weekly (days and hours are flexible). Availability on the occasional evening/weekend is also desired.

Development Intern (Spring – Summer – Fall)

SUMMARY: The Development Intern provides support for the Development Director in an effort to cultivate CFNC’s fundraising activities. The Development Intern will be involved with donor stewardship, grant writing, special events, direct mail solicitations, workplace giving, and in-kind support.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Data Entry and updating donor information and gifts in Raiser’s Edge.
  • Lead stewardship activities for donors.
  • Participate in grant research and writing.
  • Work on direct mail appeals.
  • Assist with supporting volunteer activities, planning group activities and in-kind drives.
  • Represent CFNC at workplace giving and other community events.
  • Work with Development Director to design special funding initiatives.

SCHEDULE

Internship lasts 14 weeks (10 weeks in the summer) and requires a commitment to work a minimum of twenty hours weekly (days and hours are flexible). Availability on the occasional evening/weekend is also desired.

Family Services Intern (Spring – Summer – Fall)

The Family Services Intern for CFNC assists with providing quality case management, educational workshops, and community resources for preschool children and their families.

Job Responsibilities

  • Act as a mandated reporter on all incidents of child abuse and neglect.
  • Assist with classroom observations to identify developmental delays and behavioral issues.
  • Measure and analyze clients outcomes for funding purposes
  • Research community resources for clients in Alexandria, VA
  • Organize educational family workshops and in-house health screenings
  • Create bilingual announcements and flyers for family services trainings and events
  • Patriciate in any necessary professional development trainings
  • Assist Social Workers and Office Administrator with other projects as required
  • Provide timely follow-up calls and reminders for clients as necessary

Experience, Essential Skills and Personal Characteristics:

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and work in a professional manner
  • Must be able to maintain appropriate client boundaries.
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse clients and children.
  • Must be able to maintain appropriate client boundaries
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and work in a professional manner
  • Must be comfortable working collectively on group projects, workshops, and other assignments
  • Must have experience working with MS office suite and hold strong organizational skills.

Prerequisites:

  • Must hold High School Diploma or GED
  • Must hold some bilingual speaking skills in (Spanish-English)
  • Must have knowledge working with MS Office programs ( I.e. Microsoft Word, Outlook, Publisher, and Excel)

If you’re interested in any of these opportunities, please send a resume and cover letter to ashults@cfnc-online.org.