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Summer Gift-in-Kind Intern or Skilled Volunteer

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Fairfield, CT, USAFairfieldCTUSA

The Gift in Kind (GIK) portfolio is a large component of Corporate Partnerships fundraising, encompassing ongoing donations as well as donations in emergency situations, both in the U.S. and around the world where Save the Children operates. This position will support the prospecting, outreach, and overall support of the GIK team.

As an intern or skilled volunteer, you will be given the opportunity to network with other Save the Children interns, volunteers and employees and participate in learning sessions about various topics spanning the breadth of Save the Children's work. Through this experience, you will gain a greater understanding about the international development community and how it intersects with the private sector. You will also gain transferable skills that are applicable to a variety of roles, particularly in the non-profit industry, marketing, sales, and client services.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Prepare overviews on prospect companies
  • Research companies who may provide GIK in particular industries
  • Participate in / prepare materials for fundraising outreach calls to prospects
  • Support for Skills-Based Volunteering projects as needed
  • General administrative support within GIK as needed
Educational Background: 
An individual must be enrolled in a relevant undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate academic program and able to receive some level of credit from his/her college or institution.
  • Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team. 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be eligible to intern or volunteer in the U.S.
  • To be classified as an intern:  (Minimum requirement is a letter of support and documentation is required only after an internship is offered.)
  • Any individual who is not a student or able to receive credit may apply for an internship, but will be classified as a skilled volunteer, not as an intern.
  • Structured learning and development program 
  • Meaningful work under the direct supervision of an experienced Save the Children staff member
  • Highly collaborative and innovative teams
  • Networking program with managers across the organization
  • Flexible schedule
  • A family friendly work environment
  • The knowledge that the work you are supporting is changing the lives of children all around the world

Organization Info

Save the Children US

Fairfield, CT, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
About Us

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in nearly 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to create immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. in times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Save the Children is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, a global network of 30 independent Save the Children organizations working to ensure the well-being and protection of children in more than 120 countries.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Feb 9 2019
Active Until: 
Mar 10 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Save the Children US