Grant Writing Internship

Job Position / Title: Internship – Grant Writing

Name of Business / Employer: Community Boating Center

Job Description / Duties
Term: June – August 2019 (400 hours)
Stipend: $1000
Number of available positions: One

Internship Description: Join our team as a grant writing intern. You will apply your academic writing and research skills as part of our fundraising team. Your internship will focus on grant research, writing, and grant calendar management. You’ll serve approximately 40 hours per week over a ten week period learning from and working with our Operations and Programs Managers, Executive Director, and others. Duties may also include assisting with marketing promotions, community events, and donor recruitment. We support your professional and academic learning goals, while giving you the opportunity to hone your skill set in a nonprofit environment.

Academic Development: Interns are encouraged to develop a study and work plan that ensures adequate time to develop and hone new skills in complimentary business areas such as bookkeeping, social media, marketing and administration.

Internship Qualifications:
Knowledge of grant writing best practices
Knowledge of grant resources
Social media skills
Good written and oral communication
Software program knowledge in Google Docs, MS Word and Excel
Enrolled in higher education

Preferred Skills:
Prior non-profit volunteer or internship experience
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work proactively within a team as well as independently
Self starter, able to think creatively to solve problems

Application deadline / closing date

Rate of pay:
$1000 stipend

Days and hours of employment
40 hrs/wk, M-F, 9-5

Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Monthly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
June 3 – August 9, 2019

Person or department to contact
Erica Reed

Business address
555 Harris Ave, Bellingham



How to apply
To Apply: Please send your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to the CBC Acting Director Erica Reed. Applications are considered on a rolling-review process. Position is open until filled.

Postal: 555 Harris Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] Cover letter
[×] References

If you would like to learn more about earning Academic Credit for an internship please schedule an appointment with Rhonda Leeson, WCC’s Interim Cooperative Education Coordinator, by calling 360.383.3080.