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Development Intern

Monday, May 15th to Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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SupervisorAntonella Kinder

Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter

Job Description –Nonprofit Administration (Development) Intern

Job Title: Nonprofit Development Intern
Direct Supervisor: Development Director
Program Supervisor: Volunteer Coordinator
Compensation: Unpaid
Time Commitment: Minimum of 120 hours total over the course of a single term; preferred regular schedule with a minimum of 12 hours per week. This position requires at least one weekday of availability during business hours.


·         Commitment to the mission, policies and core values of the NWA Women’s Shelter

·         Desire to learn and cultivate a knowledge base regarding nonprofit fundraising and development.

·         Able to communicate effectively with staff, clients, and community donors through a variety of mediums.  

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

·         Able to work independently and exercise personal autonomy

·         Professional  appearance and attitude

·         Currently enrolled in higher education academic program.  Junior status or higher (exceptions for interested sophomores made in exceptional cases)

·          No prior felony convictions. Background checks will be conducted.

Job Description:

Provide administrative assistance to the Development Director of the Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter. Responsibilities include gift processing and reconciliation, donor acknowledgment letters, collecting RSVPs, filing, mailings, donor calls, database projects and other special projects.


·         Maintain website – respond to comments, add new content, delete old content

·         Research features of NWAWS databases to ensure maximum functionality

·         Data entry for gifts given to NWAWS

·         Stewardship processing for gifts given to NWAWS

·         Assist with research and reporting for grant applications

·         Assist with online marketing, logistics, and follow up for NWAWS events (specific event(s) dependent upon term of internship)

·         All other duties as assigned

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Location: P.O. Box 1059, Rogers, AR 72757