Special Events and Fundraising Intern

Website gladlaw GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)

Non-profit law firm working for justice for the LGBTQ+ community

The Development Team at GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is searching for a Spring Intern to help us raise the funds needed to secure ground-breaking legal victories, conduct policy advocacy, and educate the public on the most pressing civil rights issues impacting LGBTQ+ people and people living with HIV/AIDS. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to have an impact on LGBTQ+ civil rights and may be considering a career in the non-profit sector, fundraising, or event planning.

Typical projects may include, but are not limited to:

·        Assisting with sponsor and donor follow-up, event planning, and logistics for GLAD’s regional events.

·        Assisting with data cleanup and updates in Salesforce

·        Researching vendors and venues and assisting with planning and logistics for GLAD’s fundraising events

·        Conducting donor and prospect research

·        Thanking donors for their gifts by phone, email, and handwritten notes

Assisting with mailings and other fundraising support as needed

This is a full-time 350-hour minimum internship with a stipend and an expected start date in January and end date in May. GLAD’s office – located at 18 Tremont Street, Boston, MA – is open 9am-5pm with flexibility in schedule. This position can be performed remotely with the option of a hybrid position with some in-office hours.

GLAD requires all staff, volunteers, and interns working in GLAD’s office, at events, or engaging in any in-person work on GLAD’s behalf to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

GLAD is dedicated to building a diverse staff, and one that is committed to equity and opportunity for all. GLAD strongly encourages applications from transgender people, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and people living with HIV/AIDS.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: Renae Paulson (they/them), Development Assistant, at [email protected]