Employment Opportunities


Impact Investment Internship

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates for this internship should be passionate about the Mohawk Valley and its people. Ideal candidates will possess an interest in and commitment to addressing significant community challenges and working collaboratively with human service agencies. Applicants should possess:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent research and report writing skills
  • Ability to work well both in team settings and individually
  • Ability to interact with and work collaboratively with persons of diverse backgrounds
  • Positive attitude, willingness to take direction, professional demeanor

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct research and write reports realted to impact investment intitatives, specifically childhood lead poisoning, and assist with other tasks related to the Lead-Free MV Coalition
  • Assist staff as directed, attend meetings, accompany staff on site visits, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

DETAILS

  • 200 hours
  • Paid
  • Primary worksite: Foundation offices, 2608 Genesee St., Utica
  • Some travel will be required, and intern should have reliable transportation
  • Reports to Director of Strategic Initiatives

ELIGIBILITY

  • Open to college juniors, seniors, recent graduates and graduate students
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Major or degree in human services, interdisciplinary studies, political science, public administration or allied fields is preffered but not required

HOW TO APPLY

Please email swheelock@foundationhoc.org the following materials by May 1, 2017:

  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation (academic and/or employer – no personal recommendations, please)

 

Development Internship

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates for this internship should be passionate about the Mohawk Valley and its people. Ideal candidates will possess an interest in gaining experience in the day-to-day fundraising operations of a nonprofit organization with a focus on this community. Applicants should possess:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to interact with and work collaboratively with persons of diverse backgrounds
  • Positive attitude, willingness to take direction, professional demeanor

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the management of data and reports in The Raiser’s Edge, The Foundation’s donor database
  • Conduct research on potential donors, strategic partners, communication strategies and industry best practices
  • Prepare philanthropic reports and presentations for internal and external use
  • Assist the Development Staff in planning donor events and other engagement activities
  • Assist with mailings, filing, and special projects as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

DETAILS

  • 200 hours
  • Paid
  • Primary worksite: Foundation offices, 2608 Genesee St., Utica
  • Some travel will be required, and intern should have reliable transportation
  • Reports to Director of Giving Strategies

ELIGIBILITY

  • Open to college students, recent graduates and graduate students
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Major or degree in business administration, marketing & communications or allied fields is preferred but not required

HOW TO APPLY

Please email swheelock@foundationhoc.org the following materials by May 1, 2017:

  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation (academic and/or employer – no personal recommendations, please)