The Development Department at GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is looking for an intern to help fulfill the Development Department’s need in general operations and research. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to impact social justice issues in a very practical way and gain hands-on experience in fundraising, research, and donor relations. Join us and gain further insight into working in a non-profit organization and non-profit research!
· Data entry and clean-up (Salesforce)
· Assistance with mailings
· Draft correspondence to donors
· Conduct prospect, corporate, and foundation research
· Calling donors to thank them for their support and invite them to events as needed
· Other fundraising support as needed
All interns will receive training in the Salesforce database and the iWave database.
A desire to work in non-profit development. A commitment to help tear down more of the outdated laws and stereotypes that have denied LGBTQ people and people living with HIV basic protections and opportunities in every area of daily life – family, school, employment, housing, government, health care, and beyond. The ability to take direction, work independently, show initiative, and follow through are musts. Excellent attention to detail and a willingness to ask questions are also critical.
This is a part-time (15 hours/week), internship. A stipend of $750 is available for interns meeting certain hours requirements during their internship. Time commitment is relatively flexible, ideally intern would begin in January and stay through mid to late May. GLAD’s remote office hours are 9am-5pm but remote work offers some flexibility in this area.
18 Tremont Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02108
Please note that you have to ability to work remotely from a location of your choosing.
Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, outreach, and education, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) works within New England and nationally to create a just society free from discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.
GLAD is dedicated to building an inclusive, intersectional, and mutual respectful staff that is committed to equity and opportunity for all. GLAD strongly encourages applications from those who identify as transgender or gender non-conforming, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and people living with HIV/AIDS.