The Events & Donor Relations Intern will work in the External Affairs department performing and gaining experience in fundraising event planning, donor database management, donor relations, managing solicitations and coordination of silent auction, while working closely with the Development Manager, Events Coordinator, and External Affairs team.
Assist with silent auction, event enhancements, and event logistics.
Assist in gift entry using Raiser's Edge and donor acknowledgment processing.
Assist with multiple aspects of donor relations and development activities included but not limited to: fundraising events, meetings, tours and other donor-related activities.
Coordinate and solicit in-kind gifts for clients, supply drives, and fundraising events.
Assist in entering key activities for the Moves Management process.
Other projects may include organizing and prepping event and meeting materials. tracking in-kind donations, and coordinating event volunteers.
Assist in End of the Year Campaign Appeal & Giving Tuesday.
Other duties may be assigned.
Currently enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate program, pursuing a degree in Nonprofit or related field.
Excellent communication skills and ability to work well in a team and independently.
Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Previous fundraising experience a plus, but not required.
Working for class credit ia encouraged.
Submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com and include "Events & Donor Relations Intern" in the subject line.
About Chicago Children's Advocacy Center
Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center and our partners are the front-line responders in Chicago to reports of child sexual abuse. We also respond to reports of child physical abuse, witness to violence, and other serious maltreatment. Since opening our doors in 2001, we have served more than 34,000 children.
ChicagoCAC is the city’s only not-for-profit organization that coordinates the efforts of child protection staff, law enforcement professionals, family advocates, medical experts and mental health clinicians under one roof. Our staff:
facilitates our partners’ collaborative response;
arranges families’ visits to the center, including provision of support services such as
transportation and child life;
conducts forensic interviews;
provides family advocacy and crisis intervention services;
provides mental health therapy
All of our services are aimed at reducing trauma so that children and families may begin the healing process. ChicagoCAC’s services are free of charge to every client.
Uniting public, private and community p...artners to ensure the safety, health and well-being of abused children.
Our shared vision:
To eliminate the suffering of abused children in Chicago.
Our core values:
Freedom from abuse and exploitation is a basic human right.
The center is a safe place for everyone who enters its doors.
The collaborative process is the best approach to prevent and respond to child abuse.
Our children and families deserve to receive the highest standard of care available.
Best-practice interventions can restore lives.
Our approach is based on a nationwide model of child advocacy centers, and we are accredited by the National Children’s Alliance. ChicagoCAC believes that a multi-disciplinary approach is the most effective way to protect children and prevent abuse.
ChicagoCAC was founded by former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley in 1998. The city, county and state provided seed money and additional resources to build our center, which opened in 2001.