Corporate, Foundation, and Volunteer Intern

Headquarters, 333 John Carlyle, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America Req #334
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Title:                                            Corporate, Foundation & Volunteer Intern

Department:                                Development

Division:                                      Development

Location:                                     Alexandria, VA

Semester:                                   Summer 2022


The Corporate, Foundation and Volunteer Intern will assist NCMEC’s fundraising and volunteer engagement efforts. The incumbent will assist with items related to department efforts, including but not limited to: donor research, sponsorship requests, and drafting of newsletters and blogs for the volunteer program. In order to succeed in this position, the candidate will be proactive, willing to think outside the box and contribute new ideas.



  • Foundations - Research foundation pages of other nonprofit organizations to see how they are laid out, identify best practices, etc. ; Research foundation prospects that align with NCMEC’s mission
  • Corporate - Research local franchises and smaller companies that are likely to support NCMEC’s mission


  • Contact local franchises and small businesses for local support to include event sponsorship and Miles for Hope Fitness Partners
  • Submit event sponsorship requests through online portals
  • Maintain NCMEC presence on CSR Platforms including Benevity, Your Cause, and Cybergrants


  • Create volunteer opportunities on community listing sites (e.g. Volunteer Fairfax and Volunteer Match)
  • Draft email newsletters and blogs for the Volunteer Program


  • Assist with the formatting of presentations
  • Assist with corporate and foundation thank you letters and acknowledgments
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Completed at least (2) years at an accredited college or university.
  • Academic focus on sales and marketing is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce or other fundraising software is a plus.


  • Proficient computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment and adaptive skills to expand software application skills as necessary.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) with a high level of professionalism.
  • Superior time management and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Must be confident, friendly, professional, and comfortable contacting prospective sponsors
  • Team player with a “can-do” attitude, empowered to take action and adapt to unexpected changes and requests.
  • Demonstrates significant self-initiative but enjoys being part of a collaborative environment.
  • A personal desire for ongoing learning and to excel in role.
  • An optimistic and positive attitude.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and ensure confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated capability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities.

Although internships are unpaid positions, each intern will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge and hands-on experience in the position of his/her choosing and will receive academic credit through an approved program at his/her college or as a volunteer. Interns will be reimbursed for parking or public transportation expenses.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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  • Headquarters, 333 John Carlyle, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America