Development Paid Intern

American Red Cross San Diego, CA

About the Job

Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home. By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network? Job Description: This is a part-time position that runs through June 2021. Candidates must be enrolled in college to qualify. Coordinates and serves as a resource for supporting the day-to-day operations of a comprehensive development program. Supports events and initiatives as needed. Conducts research, processes forms and reports, provides donor database information, processes donations and mailings, communications, and donor recognition. Maintains a calendar of reports, meetings and events. Responsibilities: 1. Provides administrative and clerical support including answering telephones, routing calls, processing mail and customer service. Manages ordering and inventory. 2. Responds to general inquiries and provides information about development programs and services, internally and public-facing. 3. Conducts or coordinates chapter based mailings including invitations and donor thank-you letters. 4. Logs and processes donations, including check/credit card/cash handling. Confirms donation coding and provides associated reports. Assists in the management of the chapter databases. 5. With guidance, assists in event coordination activities to include committee meetings, logistics, planning and execution. 6. Independently resolves minor problems and issues which may impact development outcomes. Researches and provides information to enhance development department functions. 7. Maintains strict confidentiality of donors, contributions, programs and department procedures. 8. Recruit, train and work with volunteers to enhance engagement and department function. are utilized and ensure depth within the function Qualifications Education: Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience Experience: Less than 1 year required Essential Functions/Physical Requirements: Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions. Work Conditions: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster. Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day. The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit to apply. To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights