The Urban Justice Center (UJC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advocating on behalf of NYC’s most vulnerable citizens. The Domestic Violence Project (DVP) at the Urban Justice Center is seeking to hire a Development Intern to work with and on behalf of survivors of intimate partner abuse. DVP’s mission is to help victims of domestic violence and their children live free of violence and abuse. We consider domestic violence in any type of relationship, regardless of gender or sexual identity, to be a human rights violation. Our work focuses on providing legal and social work services to promote justice and vigorously defend and protect victims’ human rights. To accomplish this, our attorneys, social workers and advocates provide legal representation in NYC Family and Integrated Domestic Violence Courts, mental health services, advocacy, case management, and on-going domestic violence education and outreach activities throughout the five boroughs of New York City.
DVP seeks a Development Intern to report directly to the Director of Legal Services + Development and assist the program with a range of development and social media related efforts. This is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students looking to obtain valuable experience in the not-for-profit space, and the inner workings on a legal services nonprofit grassroots human rights organization. This position will operate remotely. A modest stipend is available for the term of this internship which is to run from January- May 2022. The intern will be expected to work 20-25 hours a week.
- Conduct research on potential donors, corporate partners and foundations
- Prepare reports and presentations for prospects
- Assist compile data and content for the Annual Report
- Assist with special projects as needed
- Manage DVP social media platforms on a daily basis
- Send thank yous, receipts and other donor notes
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
- Undergraduate degree or currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate program
- Excellent writing skills
- Experience working with social networking sites
- Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively
- Highly organized and detail oriented
- Interest and/or experience in advocating for the rights of survivors of domestic violence and trauma of all backgrounds and gender identities.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks
- Creativity and sense of humor
- Currently attending graduate program for a Masters in Public Administration or similar degree.
- Experience with event planning and fundraising
HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit a (1) cover letter, (2) resume to Atossa Movahedi, Esq., Director of Legal Services & Development, email@example.com; Please write “DEVELOPMENT INTERN ” in the subject heading. We regret that due to high volume, we are unable to respond to inquiries and will only contact those candidates selected for consideration. Please do not contact us via telephone or fax. People of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.