Database Management Intern (Academic Year)
The Administrative Office provides organization-wide support through its various departments, including: Executive Leadership, Human Resources, Grants Management, Resource Development, Volunteer Management and the Business Office.
Resource Development: Database Management
The primary goal of the resource development department is to provide for the current and long-term financial stability of the organization and to facilitate expanded service capacity in collaboration with the chief executive officer and the organization’s board of trustees. The responsibilities of the department include broadening and deepening relationships with Outreach supporters, executing all efforts for the JOURNEY OF HOPE campaign, expanding the OCM Partner financial support community, planning and executing events to strengthen Outreach programs, submitting proposals for foundation and corporate funding, designing and implementing organizational communications, ensuring accurate gift processing, donor care and maintaining a healthy database.
The intern will work closely with the Database Manager and gain familiarity with the roles of all Resource Development Staff strategies; types of donor giving, strategies for accuracy ensuring data integrity, and become familiar with donor care. Responsibilities may include reporting and monitoring donor giving, query building, and producing tax receipts for donor giving. The intern will work directly in Raiser’s Edge database and gain basic proficiencies with the tool. The intern may attend a fundraising event and learn about fundraising event preparation and support.
The intern will receive exposure to the overall working of a Christian, community-based non-profit organization and will gain valuable knowledge about event planning and the broader functions of resource development including fundraising structure and marketing and public relations procedures. The intern will also participate in departmental and committee meetings.
AA or BA/BS student in non-profit management, computer science, communications, business, and business accounting. Strong organizational skills are required, with a high level of attention to detail, basic to intermediate computer skills (Word, Excel), and a willingness to participate in a wide range of activities. Outreach seeks interns that demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of low-income and diverse populations who also support OCM’s Statement of Mission & Faith.
Minimum of 10 hours/week, scheduled on 2-3 business days.
The internship can be for the summer, one semester or for the entire academic year.
Individual supervision provided weekly.
Shalina Wozny | HR@outreachcommin.org| www.outreachcommunityministries.org