Available Internship Positions
All internships are approximately 15-20 hours per week for 11-16 week sessions. Please indicate one or more of the following on your application:
International Literacy Program
The intern will assist in the development of replication plan of WoD Book Café, Book Parlor, Learning Center or Resource Center in rural and urban community of Africa. The intern will work closely with the Director through the implementation of the plan as requested by our recipients. Main responsibilities will include writing proposals for upcoming projects, planning events, and some work managing volunteers. The intern will research DFW-area resources, write descriptions of resources, and develop a tracking database system for the resources.
WoD Book Café Programs Intern
The intern will work in our Book Café Fort Worth office and will focus on coordinating related literacy workshops as well as other administrative organizational support including programs, promoting and marketing workshops to the community. Interns in the Fort Worth office will have the opportunity to develop his/her writing, marketing, and organizational skills through a variety of assigned projects. These projects will test the intern's ability to be creative and resourceful. Interns are encouraged to explore ways in which to improve organizational programs as well as research potential areas for growth.
Donor Management Intern
Interns are encouraged to explore ways in which to improve and/or expand donor services as well as research potential areas for fundraising growth. Daily responsibilities will include: maintaining and updating donor’s records; preparing donors correspondence; acting as a resource for donors questions and concerns; and completing other tasks as assigned. Interns are also expected to take an active role in “selling” the organization to related constituents. WoD will train intern in donor management software (GiftWorks)
The intern will experience working in multiple areas, supporting activities related to marketing and public relations. Responsibilities include coordinating special projects, developing marketing materials for the council, designing layouts and performing administrative duties. Knowledge and experience using Photoshop is a plus.
An intern in the Programs department has the opportunity to develop his/her writing, marketing, and organizational skills through a variety of assigned projects. These projects will test the intern's ability to be creative and resourceful. Specifically, interns are asked to research ideas for potential programs, focus on grant research and implementation working closely with the Director, and assist with all administrative tasks associated with program planning and execution. Interns will also be exposed to different aspects of managing a non-profit organization, including: program fundraising, board relations, membership development and volunteer management. Interns in the Programs department must work a minimum of 20 hours a week.
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