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We’re Looking for a Special Projects Summer Intern!

Special Projects Intern

Summary: Support the Executive Director in efforts surrounding the annual fundraising event.  Provide general office support for staff.  Intern is to fill a position while staff member is on maternity leave. (overlap for training will be provided)

Reports to: Operations/Special Projects Coordinator and Executive Director

Salary: $10 per hour

Internship Dates: June-September 2015, 20-25 hours per week

Gala Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary staff support to Gala Committee including :
    • Accessing maintaining weekly updates of sponsorship.
    • Processing reservations, sending thank you letters, filing copies of all correspondence.
    •  Providing materials and assistance coordinating committee meetings.
    • Overseeing registration tables at Gala.
  • Maintain registration for the event and seating arrangements.
  • Staff the annual event by managing the registration process and physical table.
  • Post event wrap: sending thank you letters and payment receipts for donations/auction items.


Administrative Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer phones, direct calls and/or take messages.
  • Open and distribute mail.
  • Order office supplies.



  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience balancing multiple projects and deadlines
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Experience managing events preferred
  • Senior level student


To apply for this internship please email your resume to

Maria Alban-Operations/Special Projects Coordinator at malban@voicesforchildren.com

Application deadline 4/30/2015

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