Public Relations Fundraising Intern (unpaid)

Comal County Habitat for Humanity - New Braunfels, TX


Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

People in your community, and all over the world, partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With our help, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.

Comal County Habitat for Humanity rely heavily on the performance and passion of interns and have historically had a mutually beneficial relationship both cultivating professionalism and utilizing their talents and skills for the betterment of our programs. As a Public Relations intern, on behalf of Comal County Habitat for Humanity, you will do market research, networking and participate in development and other fundraiser projects.

Duties and tasks the intern will be responsible for:

  • Recruit sponsors, participants and volunteers for fundraising strategies
  • Develop marketing strategies; increase participation or donation from individuals and corporate donors
  • Design or produce materials to promote, market and advertise fundraising events such as but not limited to posters/flyers, or newsletters
  • Develop and advertise web based/online fundraising
  • Conduct fundraising strategies and maintain donor records
  • Identify third party fundraiser opportunities

What we are looking for:

  • Position requires strong verbal, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to network and maintain relationships with a broad and diverse representation of community organizations
  • Requires skill in multi-tasking, meeting deadlines and performing under pressure
  • Strong self-starter and team player
  • Passionate about nonprofits
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
  • Suggested majors: English, International Studies, Public Relations, Business Administration
  • Must dedicate at least eight hours of your time in the office per week
  • Must site host one Thursday or Saturday a month
  • This position reports to: Community Engagement Coordinator

This position in not paid, but the experience you will gain is priceless.

Job Type: Internship