AAH is seeking a current college student, graduate student, or recent college graduate who is interested in serving as an intern and providing a wide range of database, research, administrative, and general support to AAH’s development team. In return, AAH will provide an opportunity for the intern to gain experience in and familiarity with areas such as fundraising, philanthropy, public health and environmental issues, and the day-to-day operations of a nonprofit organization. The Development Intern will report to the Executive Director, and will support the entire development team.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: • Assist the development staff in entering data into AAH’s donor database. • Conduct research on potential donors, strategic partners, markets and industries. • Prepare reports and presentations for internal and external use. • Draft correspondence, reports, proposals and donor appeals. • Assist the development staff in planning donor events and other activities. • Maintain donor files and other development materials. • Attend department and staff meetings. • Assist with mailings, filing, and special projects as needed.
Qualifications: • Strong writing and research abilities. • Desire to learn more about fundraising and philanthropy. • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. • Experience with databases is a plus. • Good interpersonal skills and attention to detail. • A demonstrated commitment to AAH’s mission and values. • Unimpeachable ethical standards and personal integrity.
Hours, Start Date and Duration
Flexible within business hours (8:00 am to 5:00 pm). A firm commitment of 10 to 20 hours per week is required. The internship will start at a mutually agreed upon date and may continue through the 2017/2018 academic year depending on mutual interest and satisfactory performance. This is not a paid internship.
How to Apply
To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org (please put “Development Intern” in the subject line), or fax the information to 713.526.0550. The position is available for immediate hire, with applications considered on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to submit applications as early as possible. No phone calls, please.
While the above is a description of the essential functions of the position, other duties may be assigned. This job description is subject to change at the discretion of management.
Salary: $30 per class. Mileage reimbursement outside of Harris County.
Location: Near downtown Houston, significant travel throughout Houston region.
Sector: Nonprofit public health, education.
Language(s): English, Spanish.
Area of Focus: Education, Public Health, Environment, Environmental Justice.
Air Alliance Houston is seeking Teaching Artists–including bilingual Teaching Artists–to teach our Ozone Theater youth education classes.
Air Alliance Houston is the Houston region’s leading environmental health and air quality nonprofit. Our mission is to reduce air pollution in the Houston region to protect public health and environmental integrity through research, education and advocacy. We are seeking a motivated individual to teach our educational cross-collaborative lesson plans for grades K-8. Teaching Artists are trained by our Educational Director in three age-appropriate curricula.
Air Alliance Houston employs Teaching Artists on a contract basis to reach 5,000 students in hundreds of classrooms each year. Classes are taught on-site at schools and educational events throughout Houston. Classes are assigned to Teaching Artists on a first-come, first-served basis, with preference given for class opportunities brought by an the Teaching Artist.
- Some local travel in and around the Houston area is required.
- Some administrative support in coordination with other Air Alliance Houston staff.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Spanish language fluency is highly desired.
- Bachelor’s degree (or work towards a degree).
- Ability to schedule independently and perform assigned duties in a time-efficient manner.
- Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license.
- One to two years experience in education.
- Experience with school schedules and time keeping.
- Superior communication skills—oral and written. A successful Teaching Artist is able to communicate effectively.
Air Alliance Houston is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, political belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, or class. People of color and indigenous people are strongly encouraged to apply. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Interested applicants should send complete resume and cover letter to email@example.com.