Development & Fundraising Internship

About No Barriers USA
No Barriers mission is to unleash the potential of the human spirit. We are a global community united by a belief in our collective ability to break through barriers, unleash our potential and have a positive impact on the world. No Barriers provides transformative experiences, brought to life globally through powerful stories that foster shared identity and community. The people we serve are as diverse as the world in which we live. Wherever we find people ready to embrace the No Barriers philosophy, we strive to support them. No Barriers USA is a nonprofit organization based in Fort Collins, Colorado

What barriers do you face?
Whether it be in our personal lives, at work, or in our communities, we all face challenges. At No Barriers, we believe that what defines us is not what these are, but how we choose to respond. No Barriers empowers people of all walks of life and abilities to overcome obstacles, live a life of purpose, and give back to the world – all based on our ground-breaking curriculum, the No Barriers Life.

Internship focus — Learn about nonprofit management and fundraising

  • Donor and event participant support – opportunities to help people with our online fundraising tools and other fundraising needs.
  • Event Management experience – organizing and implementing fundraising events.
  • Administration and management experience – including incentive fulfillment; designing and implementing appreciation activities; securing in-kind product donations.
  • Marketing – there will be opportunities to create unique support materials using InDesign and other tools.
  • You’ll participate in all fundraising staff and all staff meetings, including having experiences in strategic assessment and planning.
  • Learn about and perform market research for the development department and organization as a whole.

Help impact important life experiences for others
Our unique programming directly impacts many different people’s lives. You’ll be a part of continuing to improve our programs, services, and events.

Gain valuable job skills and experience
We believe in providing our interns with real responsibilities and we demand that you deliver. In the process, you’ll develop important job skills and build your resume and develop a network of professionals who will support your professional experience.

Have fun with a great staff
We have a friendly and engaging organizational culture that thrives on providing ongoing learning opportunities for all staff and interns.

Timeframe

  • Our timeframe is flexible, but a long-term commitment is ideal. School-Year Internship Duration is available
  • 15 hours per week, flexible schedule, unpaid but includes valuable nonprofit experience. Successful completion may include travel expenses and participation in one of No Barriers’ domestic programs the summer following the internship.

To Apply
Submit a resume and cover letter (PDF) to jobs@nobarriersusa.org. Duration dates may be flexible. We review applications on a rolling basis, meaning we accept qualified applicants as they apply.

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