Leeway Foundation Grant Programs Internship

Leeway Foundation Grant Programs Internship

This Deadline Expired: Friday, February 28, 2020

Visit: https://www.leeway.org/about/opportunities/internship/

JOB DESCRIPTION

A Leeway internship is an excellent opportunity to learn about grantmaking at the intersection of art and social change. This internship is designed to expose interns to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector and provide them with rich learning experiences. The Grants Program Intern will work together with the Program Director to support the administrative and outreach elements of our grant programs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Assisting in the administrative aspects of various grant review panel processes;
Assisting in the preparation and promotion of grant info and applicant support sessions;
Attending and providing support for various grant info and applicant support sessions, panel meetings, and other convenings;
Reading and assessing grant applications for various grant panels, together with Leeway staff as part of the internal staff review;
Compiling and assisting in the design of infographic and other visual representations of grant application data;
Updating database and various contact lists;
Other special projects as assigned.
An ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Interest in art and social change
Ability to work independently
Strong organizational skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Willingness to engage with Leeway’s community-at-large in empathetic and equitable ways
Some technical knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and/or Mac-based programs
TERM & COMPENSATION

The position start date is flexible but, ideally, will begin in April 2020 and continue through the summer. Interns work a minimum of 10 hours a week, with a flexible schedule during daytime business hours (10-4PM), though participation at weekly staff meetings on Wednesdays at 11AM are required.

Leeway offers a stipend of $150/week for the position. This intern reports directly to the Program Director but can support the work of programs, communications, and administration at Leeway.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit their application online at leeway.org/internship by Friday, February 28, 2020.

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