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Special Events Internship

Internship Responsibilities

Organization Description:

Irvine Nature Center is a non-profit educational organization that offers programs of environmental studies and natural science to children and adults of the greater Baltimore area. Our mission is to educate and inspire current and future generations to explore, respect and protect nature.

Volunteer Position Description:

Irvine Nature Center seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with event planning efforts. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual interested in learning more about nonprofit fundraising and event planning. The internship offers exciting hands-on experience and the opportunity to gain new skills.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Solicit sponsors, create and coordinate the drafting/distribution of promotional materials, assist with the management of event staff and volunteers, and cover the logistics of the event.
  • Update guest registration, seating information and related data entry.
  • Manage and implement a plan for securing silent auction items.
  • Assist with insuring the special events content on the Irvine website and social media sites are updated.
  • Assist with donor acknowledgement and guest follow-up.
  • Plan and facilitate planning committee meetings including distributing agenda and taking minutes.

Skill Set Required


  • Completed or working towards a college degree, preferably with and interest in non-profit development or event planning.
  • Self-motivated, good organizational and interpersonal skills, detail-oriented, ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines.

Internship Location

Owings Mills, MD


Semester: Fall (Sep - Dec)
Year: 2018
Hours per week: 10-20 hours
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: No
Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National, Permanent U.S. Resident

Application Requirements

Required Documentation: Resume, References, Other -
Application Instructions

To apply:

Also Send Resume and 3 References to: Ben Fertig, Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator, Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Rd., Owings Mills, MD 21117.   phone: 443-738-9240  


11201 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, Maryland 21117

About Irvine Nature Center

Irvine is an environmental education organization. Our mission is to educate and inspire current and future generations to explore, respect and protect nature.

At Irvine, we guide learning.
We live green.
We foster respect.
And we thrive outdoors.