Development Intern – Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls – Brooklyn, NY

Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls seeks a part-time, short-term Development Intern. Internship responsibilities include the areas listed below, and other areas as needed. This is a great opportunity in a small, energetic development office for hands-on learning about all facets of multi-component development program. Internship available end of March – August. 8-10 hours/week. Unpaid.

See below for information on how to apply. Priority deadline is February 28.

About the Organization

Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls is a non-profit music and mentoring program that empowers girls and women through music education, volunteerism, and activities that foster self-respect, leadership skills, creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration. The organization serves more than 250 girls and women annually through a summer day camp, after school programs, adult intensive sessions, and community events at locations throughout New York City, and at its Brooklyn headquarters, Willie Mae Music Lab.

Rock Camp is dedicated to serving a diverse group of youth and adults from varying economic, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds. All programs are free or offered with sliding scale tuition. More than 150 volunteers participate annually as teachers, mentors, and in a wide variety of leadership and support roles.



Update donor database

Process donor receipts and acknowledgment letters

Assist in large-scale donor mailings


Assist in all aspects of organizing and executing fundraising raffles

Assist in location scouting for fundraising events

Staff fundraising events as necessary


Solicit/renew food donations from community partners

Work with staff and volunteers in preparing written materials, including newsletters, showcase programs, annual report, etc.


Incredible attention to detail

Flexibility and adaptability

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to multi-task and prioritize a variety of tasks

Strong follow-up skills

Strong troubleshooting skills

Experience with, sensitivity to and enthusiasm for working with people from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences

Familiarity with and/or openness to discussing/learning about anti-oppressive and social justice principles

Experience & comfortability working in a small, creative, collaborative office environment

Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google platforms, WordPress, Adobe suite and social media a plus

Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus

How to apply

Email your resume (max. 2 pages, PDF only) and contact info for two professional references to Please include in the main body of your email a brief (3 – 4 sentences maximum) explanation of what specifically draws you to the position and the organization. Include “Development Intern” in the subject line.