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Special Events & Development Intern

ICA Food Shelf



 

Organization Summary:

ICA (Intercongregation Communities Association) Food Shelf supports neighbors in need through food distribution, financial assistance and employment assistance. Our clients are our neighbors struggling to make ends meet – many work, yet do not make enough money to cover the basic needs of their families.  ICA serves the communities of Hopkins, Minnetonka, Excelsior, Greenwood, Deephaven, Shorewood and Woodland.

 

ICA was established after a group of local churches saw a need in our community in the fall of 1970.  Today ICA is supported by over 100 business partners, many civic organizations, two school districts, fraternal organizations, and 36 partner congregations in addition to the many individuals who give to ICA through donations and volunteerism. 


(www.icafoodshelf.org)

 
Location: Twin Cities Metro Activity Area: Food and/or Housing Related
Category: Fundraising and Fund Development Closing Date: open until filled
Job Type: Intern - Unpaid Salary: Unpaid
Hours: 10 hours weekly 
 

Primary Duties:

ICA Food Shelf offers this internship at its main office (12990 St. Davids Rd. Minnetonka, MN 55305). The program is designed to provide students and recent graduates with an opportunity to learn about the operations of a non-profit organization, including fundraising, communications, and community relations aspects. Interns will play an important role in helping to build support for the mission of ICA and are encouraged to attend any fundraising events held during the internship period.

 

This Events & Development Internship will provide students and graduates with experience in non-profit event fundraising through professional responsibilities. They will work closely with the Community Relations Team to properly prepare for upcoming events.

 

Responsibilities include:

1.    Provide support for and at several events.

a.    Recruit and manage volunteers for each event

b.    Create marketing strategies to reach potential guests

2.    Manage logistics of community and volunteer-sponsored events.

3.    Other tasks as assigned by Community Relations Team supervisor.

Interns are encouraged to work 10 hours per week between September and December (Orientation is conducted during the first week of work.) 


Experience:

-          Proficient understanding of Microsoft Office, e-mail, and web searches

-          Strong written and oral communication skills

-          Ability to work proactively and independently and in changing environments

-          Reliable and flexible schedule

-          Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

  


 

How To Apply:

To apply, email Kate Wilinski, Community Engagement Officer, at Kate@ICAfoodshelf.org

12990 St. Davids Rd, Minnetonka, MN 55305 | icafoodshelf.org 


 

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