Internship Opportunity
Forest Preserve Foundation Internship

Our internships offer college students creative and valuable opportunities with a nonprofit that is engaged in protecting and restoring the treasured natural habitats within the Forest Preserves of Cook County while enhancing the outdoor experiences of all communities.

Training Experiences Available to Students
Raisers Edge database training
Fundraising training, phone and mail solicitations
Grantee site visits, proposal reviews
Board of Directors Material Development

Anticipated Tasks

  • Contributing to donor prospect research
  • Developing social networking strategy by increasing the Foundation’s virtual profile and ultimately raising its visibility
  • Staffing the Foundation’s Young Professional Association
  • Assisting with data entry in Raiser’s Edge fundraising software
  • Board of Directors material development and meeting staffing
  • Writing blog posts such as profiles of grantees’ programs and reporting on Preserves-sponsored events

    To apply send resume and cover letter to:
    Shelley A. Davis
    Forest Preserve Foundation
    69 W. Washington Street, Suite 2040
    Chicago, IL 60602

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