JOB TITLE: Resource Development Intern
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary, Part-Time
REPORTS TO: Development and Communications Manager
LOCATION: Brooklyn, NY
Arab-American Family Support Center (AAFSC) is a non-profit, non-sectarian
organization established in 1994 to provide culturally and linguistically
competent, trauma-informed social services. Across our eight locations, we
empower immigrants and refugees with the tools they need to successfully
acclimate to the world around them and become active participants in the
community. While we support anyone who walks through our doors, over nearly 25
years, we have developed expertise in serving the Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim,
and South Asian (AMEMSA) immigrant and refugee communities.
across four priority areas—Promote, Get Ready, Prevent, and Communicate—to
achieve our ultimate goal of strengthening families. AAFSC promotes mental and
physical wellbeing, food security, healthy relationships, and family
reunification. We get our families ready to succeed, work, and lead productive
lives. We prevent domestic violence, child abuse, and neglect by counseling
families, offering case management services to victims of violence, and
cultivating healthy relationship skills in young people. Finally, AAFSC
communicates the needs of the marginalized, amplifying their voices for
Development Intern will assist AAFSC’S Resource Development team with the
agency’s development and communications efforts, including online
communications, graphic design, special events, and development-related
projects. The internship is part-time (minimum 2 days per week for 7 hours per
day) for a period of 3 months.
maintaining and updating AAFSC’s social media account, blog, website, and
visual content (including flyers and graphics) and craft informative writing to
communicate AAFSC’s work to our clients and supporters.
Assist with the
writing, copy-editing, formatting, and distribution of monthly e-newsletter,
acknowledgement letters for donors, and internal communications.
maintenance of AAFSC’s donor database.
coverage of AAFSC; monitor media outlets (newspapers, television, radio) for news
and developments regarding immigrant communities.
external engagement campaigns as needed.
grant-related projects as needed.
Perform other duties assigned as necessary.
AMBASSADOR AND CHAMPION:
Every AAFSC team member serves as an
ambassador of the organization and champion of AAFSC’s mission, vision and
values. This includes the following:
Cultivate relationships on behalf of and in
support of the organization in partnership with Senior Leadership and the
Development & Communications team. This includes being sensitive to and
aware of others, providing every client, partner and participant with
high-quality service, professional communication, and follow through, and
always keeping Senior Leadership and the Development & Communications team
aware of any opportunities, challenges, or updates.
All team members are expected to support the
Development and Communications team with any requests in a timely manner,
including, but not limited to: grant applications, reports, attendance at
meetings, hearings, or other events, and sharing of AAFSC social media, flyers,
and other externally-facing communications.
Always act with integrity, positivity,
dedication, and professionalism within the office and externally. This
includes, but is not limited to, email communication, verbal communication,
communication with colleagues and peers, communication with clients, or
communication with external partners or agencies.
BACKGROUND AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Recently graduated or currently enrolled in
Past experience in development and/or
communications at a non-profit organization.
Strong verbal communication and interpersonal
Strong computer skills and proficiency with
technology including Microsoft Office products, CRM, and databases.
Able to thrive in a busy work environment, be
innovative, and make decisions independently.
Positive, can-do attitude with ability to hit
the ground running.
Must be able to maintain client and donor
Must be able to work collaboratively with all
layers of the organization.
Passion for AAFSC’s mission and vision.
U.S. Work Authorization required.
We are an equal opportunity employer that
values diversity at all levels. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
Arab American Family Support Center is an EEO
employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
Arab American Family Support Center is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled