Project Coordination Intern

Project Coordination Intern (Unpaid)

The Esther Coalition, Inc. is a faith based advocacy and empowerment organization with the sole purpose of educating and empowering young women and children with severe disabilities to live holistically.  We are launching three new community wide initiatives for FY 2012 to 2015. We provide advocacy and supportive services under the MemeBear Cares Initiative, Strengthening Young Mothers Initiative and Sista to Sista: Let’s Talk! Initiative.

Work closely with the Assistant to the President and CEO on the following task:
•Manage fundraising events and activities for three main Community Initiatives.
•Develop annual plan for assigned events, including goals, objectives and follow-up.
•Manage and maintain accurate and complete financial records for each event.
•Ensure that the logistics and budget/timelines are met for each applicable event.
•Accountable for meeting deadlines, responding to volunteers and other department requests.
•Assist in the functioning of daily operations, projects and tasks.

•Three (3+) years of office experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Experience in fundraising as well as organizing and planning special fundraising events.
•Experience with computer systems and databases. Proficient in Microsoft Office.
•Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills.
•Excellent written, oral, and communication skills.
• Well-disciplined and a self-starter that is extremely resourceful.
•Ability to travel locally required. Occasional overnight travel as needed.

The ideal candidate has an excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, customer service, multi-tasking, and writing skills. A positive attitude is crucial. Applicant must be comfortable with working independent and a part of a team. Must be able to work a minimum of 10 hours per week and attend a one (1) hour weekly meeting. A technical aptitude is required, including knowledge of WordPress, Microsoft Office Suite, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Donor database management experience is a plus. For the self-motivated person, this position offers the opportunity to excel in an exciting environment while bringing creativity and new ideas to a growing advocacy and empowerment non-profit organization.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to with the Position Title in the subject line of your e-mail in order to be considered by Monday, December 8, 2014. The position will start on January 5, 2015 and will conclude Friday, April 10, 2015.

The Esther Coalition of Michigan is an Equal Employment  Opportunity Employer.