Monday, October 5, 2015

Fall and Winter Grants Internships with KaBOOM!

KaBOOM! ( is the national non-profit dedicated to the bold new goal of ensuring that all children, particularly the 16 million American children living in poverty, get the balanced and active play they need to thrive.

 Key Responsibilities
  • Processing and reviewing grant applications - data entry and data analysis.
  • Research and outreach to organizations to apply for grant opportunities.
  • Research relevant initiatives (health and wellness/play) that are happening in cities and connecting grantees to them.
  • Story generation about grantee impact to share internally and to funders.
  • Grant application and document management.
Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
  • Current college student.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with diverse individuals both inside the organization and externally.
  • Effective communication skills (verbal, written, listening).
  • Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Highly confident with a predisposition and aptitude to think analytically and multi-task in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment.
  • Model the behaviors that demonstrate commitment to the KaBOOM! vision, mission, culture and values.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time; absorb information quickly but thoroughly.
  • Demonstrates the ability to make a favorable first and lasting impression to the public and represent the KaBOOM! brand.
  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint), e-mail, social media, standard office equipment.
  • Excellent writing and oral skills are required; comfortable with telephone communication (i.e. cold calling).
DEPARTMENT: Program Management - Grants
DESIRED START DATE: October 15 (Fall Intern) or December 15 (Winter Intern)
LOCATION: Washington, DC
APPROX. HRS. PER WK: 25-35 hours per week; Flexible (but set) schedule; hours must be worked M-F between the hours of 8am and 6pm at our offices by Van Ness Metro Station.
Internships are unpaid.

Apply here.