Ecumen, the most innovative leader of senior housing and services, seeks a Philanthropy Intern for the Home Office in Shoreview. This is a part time, paid internship, 10-20 hours per week position for Fall Semester. Ecumen is a non-profit leader in innovative senior housing and services, empowering individuals to live richer and fuller lives. Our mission is to create home for older adults, wherever they choose to live and we envision a world in which aging is viewed and understood in radically different ways. You can learn more about Ecumen, our mission, vision, and values at www.ecumen.org and about our fundraising efforts and team at www.ecumengiving.org.
This internship will give broad exposure to work inside a fundraising team, with concentrated focus in the areas of fundraising events, and fundraising data management. In addition to providing fundraising experience, it will also provide an experience of non-profit healthcare in the area of aging services.
Our Philanthropy team works to support the mission and vision of Ecumen across our communities. Together with our donors and Partners, we are changing aging.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Develop a social media kit for Ecumen communities.
2. Support development and maintenance of philanthropy collateral.
3. Gather donor stories for communication pieces such as our website, social media and the annual Philanthropy Report.
High school diploma and current enrollment in college towards a degree. Students must be currently enrolled in a Lutheran Educational Conference of North America (LECNA) School to be considered for this internship. In Minnesota this includes: Concordia University, Augsburg College, St. Olaf College, Gustavus Adolphus College and Concordia College, Moorhead.
Interest in non-profit and fundraising work to include grants, major gifts, and events. Interest in aging services considered highly, but not required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint). Proficiency in Adobe products (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) considered highly, but not required.
All Ecumen employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness. Drug Free Workplace.
Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer. Ecumen considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.