Position description Trinity Episcopal School is seeking a current college student, current graduate student, or recent college graduate who is interested in serving as an intern and providing administrative and general support to Trinity’s development team. The intern will help create a comprehensive archival system for Trinity’s historical documents as the school prepares for its 50th Anniversary celebration in addition to coordinating an outreach effort to collect and update contact information for Trinity’s alumni and other constituents. The intern will also assist with database input and other projects as needed. The Development Intern will report to the Alumni Relations Coordinator and Director of Development, and will support the entire development team.
Preferred: • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or other advanced degree. • Trinity alumni preferred. • Good interpersonal skills and attention to detail. • Very task-oriented. • Strong writing and research abilities. • Desire to learn more about fundraising and philanthropy. • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. • Experience with databases is a plus. • High ethical standards and personal integrity. Duties: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: • Organize historical school documents, files and photographs and create archival system. • Coordinate outreach to alumni and collect updated contact information. • Assist the development staff in entering data into The Raiser’s Edge, Trinity’s donor database. • Help with the planning of Homecoming Weekend events as needed. • Assist with mailings, filing and special projects as needed.
Hours, Start Date and Duration Flexible within business hours M-Th (8:30 am to 3:00 pm). A firm commitment of 15 to 20 hours per week is required. The eight-week internship will begin June 5 and end July 27. This is a paid internship.
How to Apply Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to firstname.lastname@example.org (please put “YOUR NAME-Development Intern” in the subject line) by March 17. No phone calls, please. Visit our website at trinityes.org/employment to learn more.
Trinity Episcopal School is defined by its distinctive culture of community, acceptance, warmth and welcome. The faculty and staff at Trinity believe in the power of the potential that lies within each student. “Discover Your Path” defines Trinity’s approach to learning and serves as a guide for daily practice. Trinity’s strength is affirmed each day when the community gathers for Morning Meeti...ng, to make announcements, celebrate successes, and cement the connections that are integral to the school’s distinctive culture.
This coeducational school of 495 students in grades 8-12, founded in 1972, occupies a unique niche in the greater Richmond area, where it draws students from more than 60 feeder schools. The collective clarity of purpose and strong, shared identity found at Trinity have enabled it to grow and flourish, with steady yearly increases in enrollment, programs, facilities and prominence in the area.
Trinity, an International Baccalaureate World School, challenges its students to discover their paths, develop their talents and strengthen their character within a dynamic academic community. The culture encourages academic excellence, athletic achievement, and artistic expression within a community that values all success, celebrates each individual, and encourages engaged learning. Students practice honor and service in a climate of trust and respect, for the betterment of each individual and of the entire school.
The 40-acre campus, located just south of the James River in suburban Richmond, Virginia, includes 32 classrooms, student commons, library, computer labs and technology center. New to the campus are the Estes Athletic Center and Aycock Stadium, completed in 2011, and the renovated Perkinson Arts Center, with new facilities for music and the visual arts, completed in 2013. The college-preparatory academic program features innovative electives, a rigorous curriculum and opportunities for creative expression. Trinity also fields more than 40 teams for athletic participation. Trinity is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.
The annual operating budget is $8.5 million. Trinity is committed to an inclusive community that reflects the socioeconomic diversity of the greater Richmond area. More than 80% of parents support annual giving, which generates $375,000 for the operating budget each year. Since 2007, more than $7.5 million has been raised for capital improvements.