HWLF Launches Intern Program

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Henry Williams Love Foundation
Non-Profit / Community Development Intern 

Henry Williams Love Foundation was established in May 2017 to provide advocacy and supportive services to youth and families in need. Since its founding, the organization has successfully launched five program initiatives and now seeks to launch an internship program. The business of non-profit organizations and how the successful ones remain present and active is a balance of skills, knowledge, and practical experience. There is no book that can teach you how to navigate the waters, but interning with Henry Williams Love Foundation can help fill the knowledge gap to keep you afloat. 

Summary:

Given the nature of non-profit work, the candidate must have a passion for public sector service and community engagement. An ideal candidate will want to gain experience in grant writing, community and economic development, and urban studies. Work is assigned and supervised by the Board President of Henry Williams Love Foundation. Assignments are expected to be carried out under limited supervision remotely, therefore only candidates with sound judgment, time management skills, and internal motivation should apply. A laptop will be provided to complete internship tasks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Using their individual interest, candidate will research and investigate new grant sources or innovative programs and present pertinent information to organization staff and Board Members.
  • Perform assignments relating to city planning, economic development, redevelopment initiatives, and program development.
  • Public Sector discovery and engagement – In order to engage with community leaders, knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of local, state, and federal government offices and programs is needed.
  • He/She will develop and draft internal and external documents and materials to build or retain relationships with donors, volunteers, community members, and other supporters of the non-profit organization.
  • Fundraising Activities – Coordination of existing fundraising efforts while exploring new approaches to generate support for organization
  • Outreach – Increase awareness of organization goals and the mission it serves, to as wide of an audience as possible.

Qualifications / Education:

The best candidates will be chosen from a pool of students (high school, undergraduate, or graduate) who can demonstrate that they seek to gain hands on experience in grassroots community development within an international organization. If you desire to learn how to establish and manage a non-profit organization while creating fund development opportunities for projects, programs, and initiatives, then interning with Henry Williams Love Foundation is for you. 

Requirements:

  • Confidentiality Agreement to protect work products of Henry Williams Love Foundation.
  • Minimum five hours per week spent working on projects and tasks.
  • Attendance at events as needed.
  • Submittal of all work assignments within determined deadlines.
  • User of FB, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Dropbox, Slack, and Skype (will train right candidate)
  • Responsive to emails, text messages, and social media posts/inboxes.
  • Public speaker or the desire to push past the fear of public speaking.
  • Willingness to learn and ask questions.
  • A “can do” attitude. Positive Vibes Only.

Application process:

Interested candidates should complete an online application at http://bit.ly/intern2019hwlf.

 

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