About the InternshipDuties:
Responsible for assisting the Development & Marketing Department with fundraising, marketing, public relations, and recruitment of volunteers.
Solicit in-kind and monetary donations
Call prospective donors to invite them to events or fundraise
Help recruitment and outreach to volunteers at tabling events
Attend lunch and learns to help speak about our mission and goal.
Attend client or committee meetings with Events Manager
Promote Big Brothers Big Sisters by working at sponsorship events and THINK Big partner events
Help recruit and communicate with partners for upcoming volunteer opportunities during events.
Facilitate and lead volunteers during events
Provide on-site support at events and following up with volunteers for feedback
Assist Development Manager to create and lead “Matches” in art activities for upcoming events
Seek new opportunities for Big and Little "matches" to participate in by outreaching to new and current partnerships
Help Development Manager with small data entry after events
BBBSAZ targets the children who need us most, including those living in single parent homes, growing up in poverty and coping with parental incarceration.
BBBSAZ operates several special program to help us meet the needs of communities facing adversity.
The Development and Marketing Department plays a crucial in raising funds and increasing awarness to support, as well as continuing to grow the number of youth served in the Valley. Those children who are matched with a Big Brother or Big Sisters are: 52% less likely to skip school, 46% less likely to use illegal drugs, and 27% les likely to begin using alchol.