POSITION: Executive Operations Intern (Unpaid; because this is an unpaid internship, the candidate must be able to receive credit for the duration of the internship)

LOCATION: Remote, Virtual Internship (Willing to work in PST Time zone) 

REPORTS TO: Executive Office Manager

HOURS:5-10 Hours Per Week 

DURATION: 3-5 Months 

 

ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION 

Founded in 1998, LIFT is a national nonprofit that empowers families to break the cycle of poverty. We operate program sites in four major cities – Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. – where we connect hardworking parents and caregivers of young children to the people, tools and resources they need to achieve greater economic security and well-being. We believe that by investing in families during children’s earliest years, we can break the cycle of intergenerational poverty. To learn more, visit https://www.whywelift.org/. 

LIFT is at an exciting moment in its organizational trajectory. Having recently launched a new four-year strategic plan, we are expanding our team. We are looking for entrepreneurial, results-driven relationship builders who are committed to LIFT's mission and values. 

*During the COVID-19 crisis, LIFT has transitioned to working and providing services remotely and is committed to the safety of its staff, coaches, and members. 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW 

This role is an exciting opportunity for an undergraduate student who is interested in learning about non-profit development and wants to pursue a career in executive assistant work. The Executive Intern will assist the Sr. Executive Office Coordinator with administrative tasks such as calendar management, agenda planning, and systems management. 

 

AS AN EXECUTIVE INTERN, YOU WILL: 

  • Collaborate with the Sr. Executive Office Coordinator to create agendas and presentations for Monthly All Staff Meetings  
  • Update and maintain CEO’s national donor base in Salesforce  
  • Provide administrative support to the Sr. Executive Office Coordinator, which includes planning, scheduling, and coordinating meetings   
  • Represent the National Office on selected organization-wide committees and/or focus groups (Culture Committee)  

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE 

  • Undergraduate student majoring in Public Relations, Business Management and/or Communications  
  • You are customer-oriented and approach every situation with a spirit of generosity
  • You demonstrate good judgement and discretion 
  • Ability to successfully navigate in a fast-paced, outcomes-driven, and entrepreneurial environment 
  • You have a desire to learn more about aspects of nonprofit operations  

 

LIFT does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, age, disability, religion, political affiliation, or ideology. 

 

 

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