Non-profit Development Internship (New Orleans based)

The Development Intern will work with the Development Director and other GRN staff on projects related to special events, donor/member correspondence and solicitation, prospect research, and other non-profit fundraising activities. This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience in donor development and relationship building, the planning and execution of special events, and fundraising, all critical components of the long-term viability of any non-profit organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting major donor prospect research
  • Assisting with production of fundraising materials
  • Assisting with special event planning
  • Assisting with in-house mailings
  • Upkeep of donor database


  • Passionate about defending the Gulf Coast
  • Writing and editing skills
  • Online research skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Interest in building donor relationships and fundraising
  • Willingness to learn donor database management

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Natasha Noordhoff at

Internships require a 10-hour per week commitment.  Positions are unpaid.  Academic credit is available.