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Marketing & Development Intern

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona


The mission of BBBSAZ is to help children realize their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships with volunteers who care about them. The agency strives to achieve the more



About the Internship


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
Population Served:

BBBSAZ targets the children who need us most, including those living in single parent homes, growing up in poverty and coping with parental incarceration. 

Community Need:

BBBSAZ operates several special program to help us meet the needs of communities facing adversity. 

Community Impact:

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.