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OrganizationCenter for Nonprofit Excellence
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineDecember 19, 2019
College Degree Required?No
Salary RangeUnpaid



  • Part-Time (10 hours/week)
  • Availability: January 2020 to May 2020 (flexible scheduling available)
  • Compensation: Unpaid
  • Supervisor: Program Manager
  • Web Site:

Center for Nonprofit Excellence

CNE’s mission is to strengthen nonprofits to realize the potential of our community. We provide education, consulting and resources to create strong leaders, effective managers and healthy collaborators. We are always learning, always teaching to ensure that nonprofits have the tools they need to be competent, operate with integrity and maximize their impact. We have a high standard for our own performance because our philosophy is to lead by example. We succeed when nonprofits do good work better.


Programs Intern

The Intern will be an integral member of the Programs Team, and will take part in Programs Team and Staff Meetings when possible. They will learn general business protocol, professional communications, and will apply their skills in research, data manipulation and analysis, and writing, as well as the use of various software applications.

In addition, they will learn how to apply good business practices, the importance of planning, and how to work in a professional environment. Beyond day-to-day tasks, the Programs Intern will have opportunities to work on a variety of projects, depending on their skill level and ability.

By participating in many of the organization’s activities, the intern will learn about specific area nonprofit organizations, the community’s concerns and needs, and the developing characteristics of the national nonprofit sector.

Job Duties

Key Responsibilities

The intern’s duties will include supporting the Programs Manager in:

  • Preparing for weekly trainings (sending reminder emails, printing materials, arranging tables and chairs)
  • Entering evaluation data
  • Preparing an evaluation report (manipulating data, creating graphs and tables, analyzing data, and writing)
  • Creating and editing web pages and forms in WordPress
  • Marketing for CNE cohort programs and Advanced Trainings (ex. Board Academy, Management Academy, Finance Academy, Emerging Leaders Circle, etc.)

Other duties may include:

  • Providing orientation sessions to Foundation Directory Online
  • Research and technical assistance
  • Supporting CNE staff on various projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills Required


  • Willingness to contribute to a shared mission
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions and ask for guidance/clarification when needed,
  • Willingness and ability to work independently
  • Initiative to seek out new tasks
  • Aptitude for customer service, in person, over the phone, and via email
  • Ability to work effectively with others, share responsibilities, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Aptitude for learning new software applications


  • The intern will be responsible for arriving at the CNE office on time for all scheduled shifts
  • No transportation or transportations subsidies will be provided

Work Schedule


Normal business hours are 9 am to 5 pm Mondays to Thursdays and 9 am to 4 pm on Fridays.  Intern and Supervisor will establish a mutually acceptable, required interning schedule within normal business hours. Schedule is flexible and can be changed with supervisor’s prior permission.

Additional Info

Equal Opportunity

CNE is an equal opportunity employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at CNE, where recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.