Community Engagement and Development Intern

Missoula, MT

Friends of the Children is a nonprofit that is impacting generational change by empowering youth through relationships with professional mentors. We do this by providing children facing the most obstacles with a long-term, salaried, professional mentor, who we call a “Friend,” from kindergarten through high school graduation, 12+ years – no matter what. At Friends of the Children, we put children first and use our values to change the way the world treats and views youth facing great barriers. We launched operations in Montana in October 2021. Our office is located in Missoula.

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Community Engagement and Development Intern to work directly with our Executive Director, Director of Impact, and Operations Manager in the fall of 2022 and possibly spring of 2023 to continue building a sophisticated and systemized community engagement program that generates significant awareness of our work in Montana and creates a sustained source of support for the organization.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing names and conducting research on prospective stakeholders;
  • Collaborating to implement our community engagement strategy;
  • Helping to enter stakeholder data into our donor management software;
  • Providing logistical support for community events; and,
  • Assisting with design and editing of promotional literature.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Exceptional ability to multi-task and proactively identify opportunities to contribute;
  • Previous work with inputting and maintaining quality data;
  • Prior experience working in a non-profit or business environment; and
  • Believe in the Friends of the Children mission of serving and empowering youth and their families.


12-30 hours/week


Amount varies depending on hours worked




1 Year of College

Location: Western Montana region, headquartered in Missoula

Friends of the Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to addressing discriminatory practices, and to working toward racial equity. The equal employment opportunity policy of Friends of the Children provides fair and equal opportunities for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, disability, or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. Friends of the Children hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

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