Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Summer Internship Opportunity: Nexus Recovery Center

Position Title:
  Intern - Office of Philanthropy & Communications

Organization Name:
  Nexus Recovery Center

No of Openings:

Work Schedule:
  9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Hours per Week:
  20-40 hours, depending on availability

Compensation Type:

 Mileage and expense reimbursements, free lunch during work hours, use of fitness center on campus. 

Position Start Date:
  June 8, 2015

Position End Date:
  August 15, 2015

  Abigail Erickson

Position Description:
Can you hit the ground running, know about online fundraising, social media, or want to gain valuable skills that will carry you in today’s business world? A great opportunity awaits! The Office of Philanthropy & Communications at Dallas non-profit, Nexus Recovery Center, is seeking three summer interns. You will gain valuable hands-on business skills, knowledge, experience and contacts in this fast-paced, exciting environment. You will have the opportunity to work directly with Fortune 500 leaders who serve on our very own Corporate Council, and on our operating Board. You will host meetings with movers and shakers, work on cool and unique events, and special projects like the Junior Charter Board; 50th Anniversary - Westapher Golf Tournament/Auction; and the Dallas Bankers Softball Slam – all benefitting Nexus. You will shape goals and deliverables by creating new peer-to-peer/student friend-raising plans designed to recruit and retain people ages 21-45. Inspire them to get involved and engage with our existing supporters at Nexus. It will make a huge difference in the lives of our clients and constituents! It's fun AND rewarding.

Preferred (will review on a case-by-case basis for each applicant):
Experience: Service-oriented – previous experience working with a team or fundraising.
Other: Communications, Social Media, Marketing, Non Profit, Business skills.
Social Media: Can use smart phone platforms, databases, Microsoft office suite, other social media savvy sites

Application Instructions:

Please email your one-page resume to Abigail Erickson, Director of Development & PR now at
You will need a smart phone, common sense and be flexible with your time. Don’t forget to do your research about Nexus before you reach out. Thank you.
Nexus Recovery Center is a Dallas non-profit at the forefront of specialized substance abuse services for females. The mission of Nexus Recovery Center is to serve as a link to sobriety, independence and dignity for low-income women and their families. We inspire hope, offer respect, and honor the unique differences of female addicts.

In FY2014, Nexus served 2,275 women and adolescents girls. Many utilized multiple programs in our continuum of care. In addition, Nexus served 477 children who had accompanied their mothers into treatment; 72 babies were born with healthy birth outcomes while their mothers were in treatment.

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