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NC Dental Society Foundation
Cary, North Carolina

Internship Description:

Fund Development Intern


The North Carolina Dental Society Foundation seeks talented, engaged intern for the spring/summer semester (May – August 2019) to assist the Executive Director in raising funds and awareness for the organization. The mission of the Foundation, a 501c3 organization, is to reach underrepresented populations with better oral health care. https://ncdentalfoundation.org/

Position overview: This position is ideal for an entry-level professional or current college/graduate student looking to learn about nonprofit fundraising while gaining experience in a professional setting. Based out of the Cary, North Carolina office, this position is part-time, non-exempt (approx. 15 hours/week). The internship is paid and is dependent on experience and availability.

Primary responsibilities: Working with the executive director, the intern will be responsible for assisting with overall fundraising and development-related efforts, including but not limited to: researching potential donors, assisting with writing grant proposals and reports, providing support with mailings, making phone calls, maintaining database records, performing general administrative tasks.

Expectations and skills: Intern will be expected to work approx. 15 hours per week, between the hours of 9 am –5 pm, Monday through Friday at 1600 Evans Road in Cary, North Carolina. We have a need to fill this position by May 2019 – if you are available to start immediately – even with reduced hours until May – please indicate this in your cover letter.

Prior interning experience is not a requirement, but we do expect strong time-management, organizational skills, quick learner with the ability to self-motivate. Intern should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor and team. Must have strong computer skills, including strong experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

Other: Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation; ability to lift/carry minimum of 15 lbs., capable of standing for one hour or more, candidate is subject to criminal background check.

To apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and references in pdf format to: Lridgeway@ncdental.org Include in subject line: Development Intern

ATTN: Ms. Laura Ridgeway, Executive Director, North Carolina Dental Society Foundation, 1600 Evans Road Cary, North Carolina  27513