Learning Rights Law Center seeks to achieve education equity for low income and disadvantaged students in the public education system. We change the lives of at risk students who have disabilities, face discrimination or are involved in the dependency or juvenile justice systems by providing free legal services, education advocacy, and community training.
The intern is an integral member of Learning Rights’ Development Department, supporting the team’s grant writing through research and supporting the organization’s fundraising efforts through social media support, data management, and other duties as necessary. This position also provides administrative support to the organization’s Executive Director.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the Grant Writer and Media Officer, the Development Assistant’s responsibilities include:
· Assist in identifying new sources of funding that are in alignment with our mission;
· Researching special education, education discrimination, and education advocacy studies and articles.
· Collect articles and craft posts and e-mails to help fulfill the goals of Learning Rights’ media communications plan;
· Assist in the creation of media content and designing materials, such as brochures that tell our story to donors, funders, clients or other organizations;
· Responsible for donor systems management and data entry including adding new contacts and, recording/logging donations;
· Assist with mass mailing campaigns
· Assist with fundraising events;
· Other duties as assigned.
· Current or newly graduated college students;
· Bilingual in English and Spanish or English and Korean or English and Mandarin a plus;
· Great editing and research skills;
· Outgoing personality;
· The ability to multitask and work with deadlines; and
· An ability to take on new tasks and tackle problems as they arise.
· Previous experience working with events and fundraising;
· Previous experience working at a non-profit;
Students in this internship will learn valuable resume-building skills. This internship is unpaid, but we would gladly support students who might be interested in applying for funding from a third party (for example, a fellowship through their current college or university).
Letters of recommendation and job references are available for students who successfully complete this internship. Academic credit is also available.
Interested students should send a letter of interest and resume to Marisol Chianello at firstname.lastname@example.org.