Internships

  • Year-Round Intern: Development/Event Planning & Database/Salesforce

    Year-Round Interns: Development/Event Planning & Database/Salesforce

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    Christodora has internships available year-round. We offer excellent professional/educational experience in the areas of environmental education, nonprofit strategy and management, event planning, database administration and Development. We are looking for smart people who want to roll up their sleeves, sharpen their skills and learn. Enthusiasm, follow-through, attention to detail and an ability to work well with a variety of people are required.

    Interns have the ability to work in several areas. All interns will have the opportunity to work on our new Salesforce database. This is a great opportunity to gain Salesforce experience and be part of a new database implementation – previous interns of ours have gotten full-time positions at other organizations as a result of their Salesforce experience with us.

    The two fall internships offered are:

    Development: Fundraising & Event Planning

    Spring Theatre Fundraisers. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    • Tracking ticket sales and seating arrangements
    • Creating email blasts to advertise the events
    • Creating and sending Thank You letters to donors/attendees

    Autumn Gala. This gala typically has approximately 300 guests, and is Christodora’s largest fundraiser of the year. Spring season can include venue search (depending on year), date planning, and potential honoree research.

    • Help to finalize auction:

    Help research and procure items for silent and live auction
    Follow-up with and assist Benefit committee co-chairs
    Create auction display boards (Fall interns)
    Assign lot numbers (Fall interns)

    • Help us expand and clean up our mailing lists:
      • Research contact information
      • Follow-up with committee members and update addresses
      • Organize email addresses for electronic save-the-dates
      • Organize addresses for save-the-dates and benefit invitations
      • Write Thank You letters and other correspondence.
      • Track donations coming into the organization
    • Help to organize gala program (Fall interns)

    Other:

    • Help to organize events and communications for the Junior Committee.
    • The intern will also research and follow up on opportunities for on individual and institutional giving. The internship involves research, writing, database maintenance and general administrative duties.
    • We also offer opportunities for individual projects, depending on interest and need.

    This internship involves research, writing, database maintenance and other general administrative duties.

    Database/Salesforce Administration:

    This intern will help Christodora to organize all of its data and be involved with a migration from varied spreadsheets to the Salesforce platform. Experience with Salesforce is preferred but not essential as long as you really love manipulating data and are interested in learning the ins and outs of this powerful cloud computing tool. This will involve working with Christodora’s student and donor records.

    It is essential that this intern have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.

    Christodora is also in the process of defining the Outcomes of its programs and developing metrics to allow us to track those outcomes. The IT intern will develop a system for compiling and analyzing program evaluation information.

     

    Time: 2-3 days/week, start/end dates flexible

    Deadline for intern applications: Rolling

    Candidates: Undergraduate or graduate students and recent graduates.

    How to Apply: Please email your resume and personalized cover letter to Angel Vail at employment@christodora.org with “Internship” in the subject line. Please include your areas of interest in your cover letter.

     

  • Recruitment Intern

    Recruitment Intern

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    Our spring season is busy with recruitment for our summer programs. An intern will assist by:

    • Tracking our numerous applications for our summer programs, and sort by applicable program
    • Track which students have turned in proper paperwork (permission, medical, etc.)
    • Update contact and other information in Salesforce
    • Schedule reminder calls to parents for orientations or overdue forms
    • Tracking alumni of our programs

    Depending on interest and experience, a Recruitment Intern can also be involved in one of our other internships: IT/Database, Development, Event Planning, and Social Media.  Please indicate your areas of interest in your cover letter.

    Time: 2-3 days/week, start/end dates flexible

    Deadline for intern applications: Rolling

    CandidatesCHRISTODORA ALUMNI STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Those who speak a second language strongly encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply: Please email your resume and personalized cover letter to Angel Vail at employment@christodora.org with “Recruitment Internship” in the subject line. Please include in your cover letter a description of why you are interested in your internship and why you feel you are qualified, as well as any other languages spoken.  Feel free to indicate if you are also interested in areas covered by our other internships.

     

 

 

Hear from our previous interns about the value of an internship at Christodora:

“I just wanted to thank you once again for giving me the opportunity to learn more about the Salesforce CRM platform.  My experience with Christodora has opened so many doors for me and I will be forever grateful.”  – Monique Johnson, Salesforce Intern, Spring 2016