Non-profit Development Assistant - Save the Bay

Job Description

Interested in joining a collaborative team actively cultivating support to protect Narragansett Bay? The Non-Profit Development Intern will help support the day-to-day functioning of Save The Bay’s Development Team, assisting in duties related to membership development, donor engagement, events, and volunteer and community outreach.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

What you will learn:

  • New and current member outreach
  • Fall Appeal logistics— solicitation coordination, donor acknowledgement, gift cultivation
  • Membership renewal process
  • Event operations, including fundraising and volunteer events with corporate teams
  • Collaboration with a dynamic development team

What we require:

  • Excellent communication skills required—must be comfortable speaking to and making contact with the general public on Save The Bay’s behalf
  • Ability to work independently and have initiative to complete time-sensitive projects
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Work well in a high-energy, fast paced setting
  • Passion for environmental stewardship and Save The Bay’s mission
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and able to show proof of vaccination

If you have a work study award and would like to earn your award through this position, contact the Feinstein Center at engage@rwu.edu or call 401-254-3765. 

*Students are prohibited from driving during work-study employment with the limited exception of authorized work-study driver positions.

**Only students who are fully vaccinated are permitted to work on-site.  Unvaccinated students will be permitted to only work remotely. 

Starting Date

Department Information

Contact Name

KC Ferrara

Department

Feinstein Service Learning and Community Engagement

Phone Number

401-254-3765

Email

engage@rwu.edu