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Grant Writing Intern

  1/11/2017   Plant With Purpose
 Job Description        

Are you passionate about making the world a better place? Do you get jazzed about telling stories of hope and possibility? Are you energized by raising money to fight poverty? Do you believe that all people should be able to live with God-given hope and dignity? If the answer to all these questions is, “Yes, a thousand times, yes!” then this may just be the internship for you. As a grant writing intern, you will support our development team by communicating with potential donors about the impact of our work, doing research on issues related to rural poverty and international development, and dreaming with us about ways to increase support for Plant With Purpose programs around the world. In other words: Responsibilities: -Researching potential funders, grant opportunities, and industry trends (aka online sleuthing) -Writing and editing grant proposals and reports under the supervision of the Grant Writer (aka inspiring people to partner with us) -Writing and editing fundraising or awareness-raising materials (aka story-telling) -Providing support to fundraising and communication efforts (aka being a part of the team)



Requirements: -A heart for helping the poor and a willingness to support Plant With Purpose’s comprehensive mission and vision -Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills; attention to detail and organization -Motivation and willingness to initiate, self-start, and seek out solutions -Excellent Internet research skills -Creativity and critical thinking ability -Adaptability and ability to work in a team setting -Good oral and written communication skills -Competent computer skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word -Preferably working toward a degree in communications, international development, nonprofit management, fundraising, journalism, or a related field -Knowledge/experience in community development and/or international travel is a plus -Ability to be in our office in San Diego 12-15 hours per week While this is an unpaid internship, you will gain hands-on experience working closely with a creative, close-knit team who is inspired to achieve a lasting solution to rural poverty. We can also coordinate with your institution to to offer academic credit for your experience. Interested in learning more? Visit


 Additional Information        

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and the Internship Questionnaire to Kenzie Leas at Incomplete applications will not be considered. The PWP Internship Questionnaire can be found via Applications due December 1.


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Kenzie Leas

  (858) 274-3721



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