General Office - Development and Membership Assistant

Position: Development and Membership Assistant (volunteer-intern).


Purpose of Position: This position serve as administrative assistant to the Membership & Development Manager. The position involves data input and organizational and office duties designed to assist the Membership and Development Manager with related administrative duties.


Accountable To: Membership & Development Manager



  • Compile lists in order to conduct outreach out to staff at Minnesota nonprofits and governmental entities (municipalities, cities, counties) to market MAVA membership benefits.
  • Document connections made with potential MAVA members.        
  • Document outreach efforts to new MAVA members to welcome and orient them and assess needs
  • Perform clerical and administrative duties as needed by membership & development manager.


Skills needed:

  • “Can do” approach
  • Proactive and organized
  • Interest in nonprofits or the field of volunteer engagement
  • Experience with clerical and administrative duties.



  • Build your business development and fundraising portfolio
  • Professional experience; letters of recommendation
  • Use your creativity to promote volunteerism across Minnesota
  • Free MAVA membership while volunteering, including discounts on MAVA-sponsored events. Visit for membership benefits.
  • Transportation stipends may be available
  • Work remotely; some work from MAVA office may be needed


Time commitment: Minimum 5 hours/week