Community Events Internship

PAWS Atlanta is looking for an energetic, highly-motivated individual to manage community events and provide administrative support while gaining a deeper knowledge of nonprofit fundraising, special events, and operations. This is an unpaid, part-time position, with the ability to work remotely

Essential Responsibilities

• Manage third party fundraising events – research, create, and maintain a relationship with third party coordinator, market event to PAWS Atlanta donors and volunteers, and attend the event
• Assist in event planning and management for signature event, Party for the PAWS – duties include contacting vendors, soliciting and managing auction items, working with committees, event set-up, and volunteer management
• Develop a social media strategy for fundraisers and special events
• Provide general administrative support to the Fundraising and Events Coordinator

Additional Qualifications

• A demonstrated commitment to PAWS Atlanta’s mission and values
• Ability to work minimum of 16 hours per week, with ability to work remotely
• Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (experience with Salesforce database a plus)
• Desire to learn more about fundraising and philanthropy
• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills 
• Self-starter who is able respond to deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Internship Objectives

• Gain experience in fundraising, philanthropy, event management, and day-to-day operations of a nonprofit
• Enhance communication and fundraising skills 
• Learn to use nonprofit software such as Salesforce 
• Better understanding of Atlanta nonprofit network


Interested applicants please email cover letter and resume to Harriet Ribbons at hribbons@pawsatlanta.orgNo phone calls please.

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