Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

Fund Development Intern (Unpaid)

Fund Development
Intern (Part Time)
Salary Range
Unpaid Internship
# of Openings
Bachelor's Degree

Job Summary

Fall 2017

Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta is looking for someone with vision and energy to help us with our mission to build girls of courage, confidence and character. Girl Scouts is the largest girl-led organization in the world, with membership reaching 3.4 million throughout the United States, including U.S. territories, and in more than 90 countries through USA Girl Scouts Overseas. We are investing in all of our business initiatives, so the opportunities to make an impact have never been greater. The Fund Development intern reports directly to the Donor Services Manager and will work closely with the entire Fund Development team. She/he will have the opportunity to complete projects for Fund Development, and attend our team meetings. This internship will touch on all aspects of individual and corporate fundraising, events and donor services.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Observe weekly Fund Development team meetings
  • Assist with fall event prep and follow-up
  • Complete Research to find female owned/led companies and organizations with female initiatives, sports and entertainment brands, and professional Atlanta individuals that the development team can review for possible inclusion on the donor pipeline.
  • Research current donors and alumnae that the development team can review for possible inclusion on the donor pipeline.
  • Learn Raiser’s Edge NXT donor system and best practices on inputting donor research
  • Create an annual fund appeal for FY18 and present to the Development department

Skills & Experience


  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Internet research skills
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Able to maintain donor confidentiality

 Preferred Skills

  • College Junior or Senior working toward a degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of Girl Scout organization is a plus


Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicants should have relevant experience, or have taken course work in Non-Profit Administration, Non-Profit Management, Philanthropy or Business Administration
  • Proven Research skills
  • Must be Microsoft proficient


This Internship is a flexible unpaid position, and can coincide with your semester.

Must commit to 20-25 hours/week


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