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Non-Profit Executive Assistant Internship-Spring 2018

Established in 1997, Stokes Nature Center is a non-profit nature education organization. Our mission is to promote exploration, provide education, and foster appreciation and stewardship of our natural world for people of all ages.


As the Executive Assistant Intern, you will gain an overall understanding of how a non-profit functions, from the day-to-day operations, to internal and external communications, to overall strategic planning. You may also have the opportunity to learn how to plan, design, and implement one of your own ideas.This is an ideal way to gain a more comprehensive look into the day-to-day workings of a non-profit.  As an intern, you must be flexible and able to work well in a team environment pitching in where help is needed. University credit may be available.

Job Type: Internship

10-15 hrs a week  


The Executive Assistant Intern provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship with the Executive Director.

General Operational Support

  • Assist Executive Director in organization operations

  • Work to ensure that all communications accurately and persuasively present the vision, mission and values of SNC

  • Answer and direct office telephone and make follow up phone calls

  • Provide administrative support as needed

  • Update the website, develop IT systems as needed

  • Assist with donor tracking, donor acknowledgement and database management

  • Order office supplies and research new deals and suppliers

  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports

  • Renew and update organizational permits and affiliations


 An ideal candidate for this position must be creative and enjoy working within a small, non-profit environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. will be highly organized, very personable, has an eye for detail, is an astute problem solver, and is both flexible and self motivated.This internship requires someone who is responsible, dedicated and organized. This experience is a great opportunity for someone interested in a job in business/nonprofit administration or administrative assistantships.

Specific Skills:

  • Strong time-management, organizational and research skills.

  • Quick learner with the ability to self-motivate  

  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Google Drive and social media platforms

  • Motivated, self-starter with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments

  • Ability to work on multiple projects and willingness to see the importance of the details


  • Job Experience

  • Gain references

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Networking opportunities

Note: This is an unpaid internship. Enjoy being a part of something that’s bigger than yourself. You’re supporting incredible programs that provide nature education to people of all ages.

To apply:

Applications are due by April 20, 2018- but will remain open until filled. Send cover letter and resume to Jennifer at: director@logannature.org with your name and “Executive Assistant Internship Application” in the subject line.