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Development Intern

The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is a small, but growing national nonprofit organization based in New York City. We are looking for a highly motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individual to join our team. RHAP expects to continue its growth in the coming years, and the Development Intern will be an integral part of sustaining this growth. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant contribution to an exciting, mission-driven organization. The Development Intern is a part-time intern position reporting to the Development Officer.


The Development Intern will play a key role in ensuring that the Reproductive Health Access Project meets its short and long-term fundraising goals. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented self-starter to support a variety of local and national initiatives. This is a part-time (hours flexible) position.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Development and Fundraising Duties

  • Assist with brainstorming and implementing innovative fundraising campaigns and techniques.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of fundraising events.
  • Help design and disseminate fundraising materials (emails, invitations, programs, website).
  • Assist with the development of donor-facing correspondence, including but not limited to appeal letters, fundraising emails, and acknowledgment letters.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of RHAP’s spring appeal campaign.
  • Assist with prospect research for foundations and other new sources of funding.
  • Help with outreach to individual donors by developing and updating major donor profiles and compiling information kits.
  • Assist with the upkeep and management of RHAP’s donor database system.

Education & Experience

  • Commitment to sexual and reproductive justice.
  • Able to work comfortably both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to work in a small, open office.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational abilities; especially ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Computer literate and willingness to learn new programs.
  • Familiarity with social media (Facebook).
  • High levels of initiative, dependability, flexibility, and humor.

Travel stipends and membership to appropriate member organization will be provided. Although a commitment of 10-15 hours a week is expected, the schedule is flexible. RHAP sponsors all interns to attend the annual Civil Liberties and Public Policy (CLPP) conference in the spring at Hampshire College.

Send cover letter, resume, three references and a short writing sample to Indicate “Development Intern” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed. No phone, email or fax inquiries.

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