Administrative and Development Internship

Administrative and Development Internship

Administrative and Development Internship

The volunteer administrative and development intern reports to the development manager and development associate. Candidates must be able to work 15-20 hours per week (two to three days per week).


  • Assist with updating information in the donor database and preparing donor tax letters and membership materials
  • Carry out administrative tasks related to development initiatives, including event mailings, annual fund letters, donor acknowledgement letters and more
  • Assist with drafting emails for membership and donor solicitations
  • Assist with occasional special fundraising evening events as needed (typically once a month)
  • Assist with special projects as assigned
  • Provide general support to the development manager and development associate
  • Participate in meetings and professional development workshops with staff, board members, volunteers, interns and collaborators on a regular basis


  • Proficiency in copy editing and written communications
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Previous fundraising or development internship or volunteer experience preferred
  • Previous experience using donor management software helpful
  • Interest in museums and arts organizations preferred
  • High level of professionalism
  • Good interpersonal skills


To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, resume, one letter of recommendation and a writing sample (min. 500 words) to Tina Horton, development associate, at