National Development Intern


The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is the nation's leading non-profit organization dedicated to liver health and disease prevention. ALF promotes education, advocacy, support services and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease.

Position Description

The American Liver Foundation (ALF) seeks an enthusiastic, personable, and detail-oriented intern to support and assist the Development Department in its programming, promotion, and fundraising efforts.

The National Development Intern will support Development Department in strategic planning, implementation, and evaluation of fundraising efforts through planning and support of corporate and individual fundraising efforts. The National Development Intern will work directly with the Development Department to ensure that all objectives and goals are achieved.

Upon successful completion of this 12-week internship, the selected intern will receive a $500. stipend paid in a lump sum amount.  In addition, selected interns will receive resume building experience, the opportunity to interact with multiple levels of healthcare professionals specializing in liver.  The intern may also receive educational credit hours if approved by their academic institution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize ALF’s CRM, Julep, to assist Department members in developing relationships and programming initiatives.
  • Create benchmarking with other similar nonprofits to help facilitate future growth.
  • Research best practices being implemented by other non-profits for their corporate, individual, and fundraising efforts.
  • Department administrative duties as needed


Heidi Daniels, VP Development

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Strong team communication skills to ensure the ability to work in a virtual environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong phone skills and willingness to make cold calls
  • Ability to meet deadlines, stay organized and manage several projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with using Microsoft Office programs and conducting online research
  • Must enjoy working as a member of a team with multiple projects and be able to handle pressure with grace

Education Requirements:

Candidates should have obtained, or be in the process of obtaining, a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in the field of Public Service, Non-Profit Management, Social Work, Public Health Administration, Communications, Marketing, and/or related discipline.

Work Environment:



The American Liver Foundation is committed to involving every segment of the community in every aspect of its work and takes all necessary steps to demonstrate its commitment to and accountability for an inclusive environment in which differences are recognized, respected, valued and celebrated.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:

To ensure the overall health and safety of the American Liver Foundation community and in accordance with Federal and State requirements, all newly hired and existing employees of ALF are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, absent qualifying exemptions for medical, religious or other reasons in accordance with applicable laws.

This position description does not imply that the stated requirements are the only expectations for the position. Incumbents are expected to perform any other duties that may be assigned. The American Liver Foundation has the right to revise this position description at any time. ALF is an “at will” employer and as such, neither this position description nor your signature constitutes any form of contractual agreement between you and ALF.


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Resume Requirements

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For questions about ALF job openings, contact Christine Watson, Manager, Human Resources.

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