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Outreach and Development Intern
Job Title: Outreach and Development Intern
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Address: 1717 Rand Road Des Plaines, Illinois
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Emp Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Undergraduate
Description:

Program Name:  Northwest Regional Services

 

Responsibilities of Interns: Help build awareness of and support for Catholic Charities’ North and Northwest Regional Services by communicating our program offerings and needs to parishes, community groups, businesses, schools and other external constituents.

Special skills required/desired: Self-starter with strong interpersonal and communication skills.  Creativity, strong writing skills and knowledge about digital communications and social media.  Good organizational skills and attention to detail.  Good Microsoft Office skills. 

Interns(s) in this position will learn about: Marketing and development for non-profit organizations aby promoting our services to constituent groups and potential clients and seeking support (financial and in-kind) from potential supporters.

Outreach and Development Responsibilities:

 

Outreach

 

1.       Parish outreach

·         Develop database of parish contacts in North and Northwest Regions.

·         Under supervision of Regional Directors, draft and send communications to parish contacts informing them about Catholic Charities programs and services and soliciting their support for agency needs.

·         Contact parishes in the North and Northwest regions that are not yet participating in Parish Outreach Committees to get them to appoint representatives.

·         Help plan and prepare for meetings of North and Northwest Parish Outreach Committees.

 

2.       Community outreach

·         Develop database of community groups and other constituencies in North and Northwest Regions.

·         Under supervision of Regional Directors, draft and send communications to community groups informing them about Catholic Charities programs and services and soliciting their support for agency needs.

·         Under supervision of Regional Directors, contact community groups offering to have a Catholic Charities representative speak to their group about the agency.

 

3.       Work on projects for Confirmation candidates and students

·         Develop ideas for students to be engaged at Catholic Charities, such as food drives, clothing drives, an Easter project, etc.

 

4.       St. Isadore Vegetable Garden (community garden at Des Plaines office)

·         Develop a schedule for the vegetable garden helpers.

·         Recruit parish or community volunteers to help tend the garden.

 

5.       Volunteer development

·         Develop new volunteer opportunities, write up descriptions and post on VolunteerBridge.com.

·         Monitor progress of all Des Plaines volunteer opps each week.


 

 

6.       Evening Suppers

·         As schedule permits, assist with Tuesday and Thursday Evening Suppers.

·         Develop and maintain a tracking chart for demographic information for the Supper guests.

 

Development

 

7.       Hearts for Hope

·         Solicit sponsorships and donations of items for live and silent auctions.

·         Help promote sales of tickets and parish and community contacts.

·         Work with Regional Director on details of event (program book, etc.).

8.       Diamonds Are Forever

·         Coordinate with the Regional Director on event management details and internal documentation and processing.

 

9.       Harvest of Hope

·         Coordinate with the Regional Director on event management details and internal documentation and processing.

·         Assist with solicitation process: Sponsors, donations and live and silent auction items.

 

 

Paid/Unpaid: Unpaid

Hours available to work: Spring/Summer 2017, Monday through Friday 8:30 am – 5pm

Work Location: 1717 Rand Road, Des Plaines, IL.

Attached Document: Not Available
Date Posted: 3/15/2017


Company Information
Company Name: Catholic Charities Of Chicago
Attention: Name: Mike Waters
Contact Email: mwaters@catholiccharities.net


  Listing #:   930   
  Date Created:   3/15/2017
  Last Updated:   3/15/2017
  Date Expired:   Never expire
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