Fundraising and Event Planning Intern

Child Advocacy & Women's Right Int'l
Washington, DC
Feb 01, 2017
Apr 10, 2017
Full Time

Child Advocacy and Women's Rights International (CAWRI) is a 501c3 nonprofit and is located in Washington, DC. We are dedicated to the promotion of child welfare and women's rights around the world by advocacy for equal access to education, empowerment, and entrepreneurship for women.

One of CAWRI's focus is to aid our partner in Afghanistan submit projects in the area of women's rights, health education, and development/vocational education. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00, with an hour for lunch. Start and end dates negotiable. Volunteer opportunities may also be available.

We are looking for a fundraiser/event planner intern. Duties include:

Organizing innovative fundraisers, profit shares with restaurants, including contacting vendors, identifying a venue, raising awareness of the organization, and locating sponsors for an event/events etc. for CAWRI's projects;

Identify grant opportunities, deadlines related to entrepreneurship and development of women;

Canvassing local universities for students interested in our work;

Outreach via email, phone, in-person with members in the community who support the cause; and

Documentation of work on google drive.

The candidate should be currently enrolled as a sophomore or higher in a 4-year degree program from a local school or a recent college graduate who lives in the metropolitan area.

Upon successful completion, CAWRI will provide letters of recommendation and serve as a reference. When appropriate, we will provide a grade for school credit.

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