Donor Relations Intern

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Job Category: Paid internship, part time (10 hrs/wk)

Location: Seattle, WA or remote

Travel Required:
Vancouver, WA – Oct 2022
Lusaka, Zambia – Jul 2023

About Alliance for Children Everywhere
Alliance for Children Everywhere (ACE) is a faith-based nonprofit organization that helps Zambian
mothers and caregivers raise safe kids, grow strong families, and build sustainable communities.
Our U.S.-based team supports Zambian-led programs as ACE Zambia, an internationally recognized
leader in family-based programs and child welfare within Southern Africa. We also provide
consulting services in Southern Africa as ACE Transition Partners for institutions seeking to
transition to family-based care.

About the Vision and Call Internship Program
The ACE Vision & Call Internship Program will offer two ten-month, part-time internship
opportunities to young Christian changemakers (ages 20-25) beginning in Fall 2022. The Program
seeks to empower emerging leaders who are called toward global development and intercultural
ministry. Interns will develop their professional skills and sense of call within the context of
supportive mentorships, diverse donor communities, and international partnerships culminating in
a capstone program visit to Lusaka, Zambia.

Roles and Responsibilities
The Donor Relations Intern will help to strengthen stewardship, cultivation, and outreach efforts
between ACE and U.S.-based foundations, church partners, and individual donors. The ideal
candidate for this position has completed or is completing a degree in Public Relations, Nonprofit
Administration, Global Development, or Organizational Leadership. The Donor Relations Intern
reports to Christa Woodward, Director of Operations and Church Partnerships.

Learning Opportunities
• Collaborate with the development team to communicate with donors in a personal,
strategic, and seamless manner
• Conduct prospect research for improved donor segmentation and outreach opportunities
• Support information tracking processes related to donor acknowledgement
• Train and develop proficiency in DonorPerfect fundraising software, Constant Contact email
marketing software, and Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software
• Other tasks as assigned

Selection Criteria
The Donor Relations Intern will be selected based upon a mutual discernment process between
ACE staff and candidates. ACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to build a diverse
workforce reflecting the varied gifts of the body of Christ. ACE mentors welcome a diverse pool of
qualified applicants and will carefully consider the following criteria during the interview and
selection process:

• Expresses a desire to play a part in God’s work in the world
• Alignment with ACE’s mission and vision, the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust’s Vision and
Call Program, well as the roles and responsibilities associated with the position
• The candidate demonstrates the maturity, curiosity, and motivation to further explore their
vocation within the context of the Program
• The candidate is prepared to sustain a part-time position as intern for the duration of eleven
months with the support and guidance of ACE mentors

Candidates will furnish a resume, two individual recommendations, and a one-page written
statement of purpose that addresses the questions, “What do you hope to gain from this
Program? And what do you hope to give?”. Send application materials to the ACE Director of
Operations and Church Partnerships, Christa Woodward, at

Monthly stipend is $840, paid bi-weekly with additional stipends for travel and professional

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