The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 12-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is for 12 weeks, however, if your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks.
The role and will give an insight into the key skills required to lead and develop a nonprofit organization.
Advocacy Leadership Development – Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District; represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events; mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.
Fundraising Development – Learn how to fundraise. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
Recruitment – Update job postings; inform groups and classes of openings, introduction to recruitment platforms and listening in to interviews.
Marketing and Promotion – Pitch story ideas to print, broadcast and digital media and utilize social media and develop strategies for web-based messaging