The Yiddish Arts and Academic Association of North America (YAAANA), based in San Diego, California, is looking for a remote grant writer/fundraiser intern. The mission of YAAANA is to promote Yiddish language and culture through academic and artistic events. To learn more about the organization, please visit www.yaaana.org.
We are currently seeking an organized, energetic, and diligent individual to assist us in writing grants and fundraising. No knowledge of the Yiddish language is required. Our interns receive free access to all YAAANA events and classes as well as to the YAAANA archives. Interns are expected to work 5-20 hours per week. Internships last 15 weeks, but can be more or less depending on the availability and needs of the intern.
Training, supervision, and feedback will be provided. Internships are unpaid.
Some educational institutions require prior approval before the start of an internship. It is the responsibility of the student to check with their institution to be sure they meet any requirements before they accept a position.
Key responsibilities & duties
- Call organizations/grant givers to inquire about grants.
- Call donors such as private individuals and foundations regarding funding.
- Draft and send grant applications.
Work experience & skills
- Relevant course work.
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Strong initiative and creativity.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Please call us at: 619-719-1776.