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General Development Intern
Job Title: General Development Intern
Job Code:
Address: 721 N. LaSalle Street Chicago, Illinois 60654
Emp Type: Intern- Unpaid
Required Education: Others

Catholic Charities is seeking a Development Intern to support its Development staff with major gift efforts. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with a keen interest in fundraising and non-profit organizations. S/he will participate in working with the Major Gift team identifying and researching major gift prospects, creating donor profiles, attending staff meetings, working on and attending donor and special events, and other Development projects with the Foundation and Annual Fund Programs. The intern will report to the VP of Institutional Advancement.


·         Creating/updating/maintaining individuals, foundations and corporate donor/prospect giving profiles.

·         Researching new corporate, foundation and individual donor prospects for major gift efforts;

·         Communicating with donors/volunteers (thank-you calls, correspondence);

·         Handling preparation and communications related to group meetings, donor events, and related activities;

·         Composing various letters to donors and prospects on the signature programs requiring funding

·         Managing specific projects and providing general support related to preparations for donor events;

·         Supporting fund raising campaign activities;

 Position Requirements

·         Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy and the ability to multi task

·         Excellent written

·         Oral communications skills

·         Maintaining a high level of confidentiality with information and excellent customer service skills;

·         Highly organized and very flexible

·         Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, and comfort with databases
 (Raiser’s Edge experience a plus); computer literacy

·         Available to work evenings and weekends for events as needed.

·         Ability to get to and from special events.


Attached Document: Not Available
Date Posted: 7/18/2019

Company Information
Company Name: Catholic Charities
Attention: Susan Freund Administrative Assistant Coordinator Development
Contact Email:

  Listing #:   1748   
  Date Created:   7/18/2019
  Last Updated:   7/18/2019
  Date Expired:   Never expire
  Print Ad:   False

The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is an equal opportunity employer and consideration for employment is made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  For purposes of OFCCP (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs) compliance, all initial submissions received through this website will be treated as job seekers.