This is a great internship
for any business or sales major but especially for anyone interested in
exploring the field of fundraising as a career. The successful candidate
will demonstrate an interest in non-profit health and human services charitable
work coupled with a career focus in any variety of professional business
roles. This internship can be done both virtually and physically in the
UWGLV office in Allentown, PA.
This internship requires a
commitment of approximately 8-10 hours per week from Mid-September through end of November
Detailed projects and learning experiences
Evergreen Campaigns: Helping
to ensure that all our campaigns with pledges that roll over from year to year
are entered in at timely manner.
Meeting Prep: Ensure RM’s
have the most up to date info regarding companies they are meeting with.
Research specific donors and prospects within the companies.
corporate pledge has been received, complete acknowledgement, have Relationship
Manager sign and send to company within 48 hours of receiving notification of a
Presentation of New Business:
research new businesses in the area that are not a part of the United Way
Campaign, present the top 5 to Workplace Campaign Team.
General Internship Information
Internships at UWGLV are available in most of our business areas year round. We are highly flexible with start and end dates for internships.
Open to individuals of any age over 14, in a
formal educational program or not, who demonstrate they are developing new
professional skills and would benefit from the opportunity to work and learn in
Will work on projects that go beyond that which
the organization expected to accomplish with regular employees and which are
not core to the achievement of the organization’s mission.
An intern is expected to get as much from
the work experience at UWGLV as UWGLV gets from the intern. The supervisor of an intern anticipates a “break-even” exchange of time invested in mentoring the intern
versus work product contributed to the organization.
It is not the purpose or intention of this
program to allow prospective employees to “work for free” to demonstrate their
skill set or prove their suitability for employment. Candidates applying for stipend
internships for this purpose will not be accepted.
Not compensated for their time or work.
May serve as an intern for no more than 1
year or no more than 950 hours.
We believe that diversity of thought as well as cultural diversity of staff and
volunteers strengthens United Way of Greater Lehigh Valley’s ability to achieve
its mission, vision, philosophy and values. United Way is committed to having a
workforce and volunteer teams that reflect and celebrate the diversity of our
community in all respects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals to perform the essential functions. United Way of the
Greater Lehigh Valley is an equal opportunity employer.
United Way of the Greater LV is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled