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Degrees Of Change

Careers

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Degrees of Change attracts exceptional individuals–people who aren’t just looking for a job, but are looking to make a difference. Our team is made up of courageous individuals who are passionate about transformation that impacts not just individual students, but whole communities. If you’re looking to invest your time and talent in a mission that matters, we’d love to talk to you.

We Take Care of Our Team

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous matching contribution to 401(k) retirement plan
  • Exceptional medical, dental, and vision plans fully paid for employee
  • Short- and long-term disability and life insurance at no cost to employee
  • Generous paid holidays, vacation, personal, sick, and family leave

Openings

Work Study Positions Available

If you are a college student eligible for work study this year, please consider working with Degrees of Change, home of the Act Six, Seed and  GuidEd Insight. We offer both fully remote and hybrid (working remotely and on site) positions and offer a great way to earn your work study dollars and while gaining valuable career experience.

If you have any questions about the work study positions at Degrees of Change, are interested in seeing the full job descriptions, or would like to apply, please email info@degreesofchange.org. If you have any questions about your Work Study eligibility or award, please contact your financial aid office directly.

Events & Engagement Intern (State Work Study)

POSITION SUMMARY

An effective communicator who is organized and efficient, the Events & Engagement Intern will assist with donor and prospect focused events, donor updates and content development including social media, and assist in development duties as assigned.

Self-motivated and detail-oriented, the Development Intern will support the Development Team and play a key role in helping to successfully support the mission of Degrees of Change (DoC).

The Development Intern will gain valuable experience in general development practices and event management. They will deepen their organizational skills and understanding of how non-profit organizations operate.

EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

GENERAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Support the Development Team in fundraising efforts related to events, corporate sponsorship, and individual donors.
  • Assist in annual giving efforts including direct mail, online engagement, and donor recognition.
  • Work within donor database to draft and create emails, thank you letters, and run reports.

EVENT MANAGEMENT

  • General event management including coordinating with vendors, distributing invitations, social media prep work, graphics work, and more.

COMMUNICATIONS & STEWARDSHIP

  • Support the development of high quality and timely external updates to DoC funding partners, including social media and email content.
  • Say thank you often, in various, sincere ways to our funding partners.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Must have State Work Study through your college or university in your financial aid award letter.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Degrees of Change.
  • Pursuing a college degree.
  • Deep commitment to educational, racial, and economic equity.
  • Effective and efficient communicator with strong presentation and writing skills.
  • Strong organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, flexible, and receptive to constructive feedback.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

 

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