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Careers

Development Associate: Membership

The Island Institute seeks qualified candidates for the position of Development Associate to support all aspects of the organization’s membership program, including 4,000 member households at the <$1K annual gift level generating $325K per year. Key responsibilities include planning and executing membership campaigns, responding to member inquiries, supporting member events, and performing other administrative duties associated with the membership program.

This position works closely with development and media staff and reports to the Donor Relations Director. It is based out of the Island Institute offices in Rockland, Maine, with the potential to work from Portland up to two days per week.

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Development Associate: Major Gifts

The Island Institute seeks qualified candidates for the position of development associate to support all aspects of the Island Institute’s major gift program, including 250 households contributing $1,000+ per year. Key responsibilities will include supporting the president, vice president of strategic development and the donor relations director in their roles as major gift officers, maintaining accurate constituent records, preparation of proposals and reports, and coordination of major donor events. This position works closely with both donor relations and grants staff and reports to the donor relations director. It is based out of the Island Institute offices in Rockland, Maine, with the potential to work from Portland up to two days per week.

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Island Institute Internships

Sea-Level Rise Research Summer Internship

The Island Institute’s marine programs team is working on initiatives in several different areas that impact the sustainability of Maine’s island and remote coastal communities. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for an unpaid summer internship position that will help provide information to our constituents about strategies that communities along both coasts of the U.S. and around the world are developing in response to the anticipated sea-level rise associated with climate change. The starting and ending dates of the internship are flexible according to the intern’s academic schedule.

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


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: nhhist@myfairpoint.net