International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Fundraising and Development Intern

The Resource Development Department works to increase the financial, in-kind and human resources available to IRC to support refugees in greater Atlanta, and promotes community outreach and advocacy activities to increase awareness of refugee issues and of IRC services. Fundraising and Development interns work with the Development Manager in the development of financial donations, outreach, donor and vendor communications, building community partnerships and more.   Responsibilities may include:   • Researching new government, corporate and foundation funding opportunities • Planning and conducting activities to increase community awareness about IRC in Atlanta and refugee issues. • Assisting with fundraising event coordination • Assisting the Development Manager to maintain donor relations and cultivate new donors • Writing for the Monthly Update newsletter • Participating in Resource Development team meetings   Qualifications:   • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills in English • Strong computer skills, particularly MS Office suite and databases • Flexibility and the ability to work independently and think strategically • Interest in fundraising and donor cultivation • Comfortable with working in a cross-cultural environment      For more information or to apply, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at VolunteerATL@Rescue.org or 678-636-8928.