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Director of Government and Foundation Support

The Island Institute seeks qualified candidates for the position of Director of Government and Foundation Support. The Director will be responsible for overseeing all activities related to foundation and government fundraising for the organization. The Director develops long range and strategic plans for support, and designs, develops and oversees proposals, reports, cultivation and special recognition for foundation and government
funders. The person in this position maximizes revenue from the Institute’s existing portfolio, expands funding sources through proactive prospecting, and serves as a liaison to foundation and government funders. The Director sets annual goals to provide needed resources to accomplish the Institute’s mission and achieve programmatic success.

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Island Institute Internships

Community Energy Data Internship

The Island Institute seeks qualified candidates for an unpaid summer internship position that will help our Community Energy team increase its effectiveness by creating a database of program participants and impacts, developing tools for displaying those impacts, researching opportunities to disseminate our energy-efficiency model and other programs, and collecting data related to the unique energy challenges facing New England island communities.

See the full description of the internship here. For more information, contact Nancy Carter.

On-Island Internships

North Haven Historical Society Internship

The North Haven Historical Society seeks a part-time intern who will be trained as a docent for the museum and help to organize, store, and reposition collections. This will involve photographing and documenting items in the museum. A maximum of 3 hours per week will be spent entering data into the Past Perfect software. The intern must enjoy working with the public, be thoughtful and mature, and be able to work independently. A strong interest or background in history is preferred. Please contact the Historical Society for more information. Phone: (207) 867-4752  Email: