Development Intern

National Council of Jewish Women New York

March 2019


National Council of Jewish Women New York (NCJW NY) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW NY strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. For 125 years, NCJW NY has been fostering women’s leadership and addressing the city’s inequities through both direct social services and advocacy for systemic change. NCJW NY directly impacts the lives of 40,000 New Yorkers annually — people from all walks of life, from all racial and religious backgrounds. For more information about NCJW NY and its programs, please visit

Position Summary:

NCJW NY is seeking a summer intern to assist the Development Department. The intern will commit to 15-20 hours per week for at least two months (start and end dates are negotiable). This is an exciting opportunity for college or graduate student to gain insight into the many different facets of non-profit fundraising and communications, all while helping NCJW NY to advance its mission. This opportunity is non-paid.


  • Learn how to use and manage our donor database, Donor Perfect;
  • Gain hands-on experience in fundraising and communications at a small, fast-paced non-profit organization;

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process donations, including entering all gifts, and generating and sending donor acknowledgement letters;
  • Maintain integrity of donor database (Donor Perfect);
  • Assist with social media and other communication tasks;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development;

Personal Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to NCJW NY’s mission and values;
  • Sound judgement and discretion when handling sensitive information;
  • Interest in a career in the nonprofit sector – particularly in development and fundraising;
  • Willingness and desire to be mentored and learn new skills;

To apply, please submit resume along with a customized cover letter detailing the reason(s) for your interest in the opportunity.

Sarah Waldbott

Director of Development

National Council of Jewish Women New York



No phone calls, please.

NCJW NY is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ, and disabled individuals are especially welcomed to apply.