Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Nonprofit Village Internships Available

The Nonprofit Village is the first multi-tenant nonprofit center in Montgomery County providing shared office space and administrative services to 16 county nonprofit organizations in Rockville, Maryland.  We are looking for four to five summer interns.This is an opportunity to learn about nonprofit organizations by working with several nonprofits that provide services in the arts, literacy, education, and other areas.  The organizations you would work with include:        
  • Arts for the Aging(AFTA), delivers personalized, high-quality arts experiences designed to minimize the effects of physical and cognitive challenges experienced by so many frail and vulnerable elders;
  • Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT), promoting road safety around the world through education and advocacy; 
  • ClancyWorks Dance, using dance to promote cultural interaction and positive social action;
  • Coral Cantigas, the Washington area’s premier Latino chorus;
  • Interfaith Community Against Domestic Violence (IFCADV), working to engage, educate and energize faith communities to respond to and prevent intimate partner abuse;
  • Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy (MCAEL), strengthening the county adult English literacy network with resources, training, collaborations, and advocacy;
  • Montgomery County Collaboration Council, bringing together public and private service providers to address the needs of the county’s children and their families; and
  • Pain Connection, providing support to people with chronic pain.

Areas of work

Marketing: developing a marketing plan and designing materials to promote nonprofit events.

Fundraising: researching grant opportunities, drafting grant proposals, helping coordinate fundraising events.

Social networking: maintaining an organization’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Website: helping keep organizational website updated.

Surveys: compiling data from surveys, summarizing survey results, putting survey data into data collection software, helping create followup surveys, and conducting telephone survey of providers about professional development and program management.

Graphic design for brochures, flyers, etc.

Writing press releases, letters to the editor, and other materials.

Other projects include video editing, researching options for dance rehearsal space, financial reporting, and drafting organization manual.  

Additional information

Interns could be part-time or full-time, starting in late May or early June through the end of the summer.  Interns will receive a $500 stipend at the end of the summer. Each intern would participate in several of the areas of work above, in collaboration with the other interns at the Nonprofit Village.  In addition, interns would be able to participate in special events, workshops, and fairs.  Some Spanish would be helpful; opportunities to practice Spanish will be available. 

For more information on the Nonprofit Village, see our website at

To apply

Please send a cover letter along with your resume, which includes your work history and education.  Include in your cover letter why you believe this internship would be a valuable experience. Send both to Lindsey Froehlich at  Please specify when you would be available to begin and how many hours per week you would be available for.
Applications are due by March 31

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