Development Internship

General Summary:

The Development Intern will work to support the mission and vision of YoKid, a nonprofit providing yoga, meditation, and mindfulness classes for low-income and at-risk youth, by supporting fund-development activities including: assisting with grant writing, seeking out businesses to partner with for benefit days, assisting with event planning and coordination, and promoting events through social media sites.

The intern will also be instrumental in brainstorming sessions with the directors, staff, and board members of YoKid focused on enhancing current fundraising efforts and implementing new creative fundraising initiatives.

Internship responsibilities include:

Grant Writing & Editing, Establishing Community Partnerships, Promotion of Events through Social Media, Assist with Event Planning & Organization

Work Environment: 

The intern will work from YoKid’s Alexandria office and telecommute. The schedule will be agreed upon before internship begins.

Travel to and from community meetings may be needed (mileage/parking will be reimbursed)


~Proficient in MS Word, Excel, use of online social media, and web-based communication
~Personal laptop (mac preferred)
~Professional, friendly, proactive, and responsible
~Interest in youth development and yoga helpful but not required

Commitment & Compensation:

~minimum of 15 hours per week

Application & Questions: 

Email resume and cover letter along with any questions to Michelle K. Mitchell, Program Director, YoKid… Stretch Your Limits, or call 703.475.0046