Advancement Intern

Job Description

Wheatstone Ministries’ internship program is designed to give interns hands-on experience and professional development in the context of a growing non-profit ministry. Advancement interns receive experience and development in the areas of fundraising, donor relations, communications, databases, and more.

Interns will be supervised by the Executive Director to complete various projects, listed below. Interns will receive professional mentorship and the experience of working in a collaborative, creative, and innovative environment.=


Term of Internship

This internship runs for one semester. Time and scheduling are flexible and may be discussed accordingly. Interns are required to complete at least 60 in-office hours for the duration of their internship.

Compensation

This is an unpaid, part-time internship.  Upon successful completion of the program, interns are eligible to receive a professional recommendation from their supervisors.

Responsibilities

Interns will be assigned to various projects throughout their internship under the supervision of Wheatstone’s Executive Staff.

Project responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: fundraising, constituent relations, research, and event planning and coordination. Relations will include the following: student sponsors, prayer team members, monthly givers, and benefactors. Additional responsibilities may also be determined throughout the course of the internship.

Qualifications

Wheatstone Ministries seeks internship applicants who are self-motivated, creative, hard-working, and value Wheatstone’s mission to invite youth into Christian adulthood. Additionally, interns should exhibit strong interpersonal, administrative, leadership, and spiritual potentials.

Wheatstone faces unprecedented opportunity for growth. We’re looking for interns who are motivated, eager, and willing to work hard to help Wheatstone become stronger than ever. Our interns will play a critical role in new, significant ministry developments.

Required

  • Committed to the Christian faith and regular attendant of a Christian church
  • Desire for personal and professional growth
  • Ability to easily assimilate new information and independently work toward project completion

Recommended

  • First-hand experience of Wheatstone Ministries’ events
  • Experience in professional or academic event planning or coordination
  • Experience in advancement, fundraising, or development
  • Experience in research, data evaluation, and communication