Development Intern, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Posted by on June 27, 2011

DIVISION: Fundraising and External Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Development
POSITION TITLE: Development Intern

CONTACT:  Andrew Judd, Development Manager | Congreso de Latinos Unidos
216 W. Somerset Street Philadelphia, PA 19133 |

Internship Summary:
We are seeking a Development Intern that is energetic, fast-learning, and creative to join our team and support our annual fundraising campaign, Cultivando Futuros|Cultivating Futures for a minimum of 10-15 hours per week between June and August. The position will be available during the Fall and Spring terms as well. If you want a place to grow and learn, this is it.

About Congreso
Congreso has been providing high-quality services to the Latino community in Eastern North Philadelphia for more than 30 years. The agency’s mission is to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education and health services, leadership development, and advocacy. Congreso employs more than 200 full-time staff and serves more than 14,000 per year in Eastern North Philadelphia. Please visit to learn more.

About Cultivando Futuros|Cultivating Futures
Cultivando Futuros|Cultivating Futures is a fundraising strategy focused on enhancing an individual donor campaign benefiting key areas to improve Congreso’s impact and effectiveness.   Cultivando Futuros|Cultivating Futures serves to ensure that Congreso builds its capacity to sustain its own future growth opportunities.

General Duties
Conduct research on individual donor prospects; help maintain donor databases (Sage and Salsa); assemble lists of potential donors; assist with publicity and outreach efforts; assist with prep for donor meetings, mailings, and tours; assist with donor cultivation event logistics; write thank-you letters; other special projects as needed.

What We’re Looking For
Someone interested in fundraising, marketing, technology, and the web; brilliant attention to detail; excellent writing skills; public speaking experience; event and project management experience; social and outgoing; pro-active and initiative-driven; familiar with basic business applications: email, MS Word, Excel, the web, etc.; Spanish speaker preferred, but not required.

Possible Majors:
English, Sociology, Social Work, Public Relations, Marketing, Business, Leadership

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