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Intern, Stewardship and Special Projects
Save the Children International (Save the Children)
Intern Internship
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Intern, Stewardship & Special Projects

Save the Children believes every child has the right to a future. In Canada and around the world, we do whatever it takes – every day and in times of crisis – to support children to fulfil their rights to a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn, and protection from harm. With over 100 years of experience, Save the Children is the world’s first and leading independent children’s organization – transforming lives and the future we share.


You will play a critical role in supporting Save the Children's Philanthropy and Partnerships team through the coordination, planning and execution of activities, including events, and special projects.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

The Intern, Stewardship and Special Projects will provide support to Save the Children Canada’s Philanthropy and Partnerships team including, but not necessarily limited to the following actions:

  • Support the development and finalization of stewardship matrixes.
  • Support in the planning and execution of donor mailings and newsletters (physical and electronic).
  • Coordinate/support event planning (in-person and virtual) and donor recognition activities, including corporate volunteering and employee engagement opportunities.
  • Providing administrative support for stewardship activities, including database and gift management, such as gifts-in-kind gift processing and tracking donor interactions.
  • Project management support related to the website refresh for philanthropy and partnerships content.

Qualifications include (but are not limited to):

  • Post-secondary education in the areas of Business, Fundraising, Event Planning, Project Management, Communications and/or related equivalent experience
  • Exceptional communications and written skills
  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Attention to detail and an ability to manage multiple priorities effectively
  • Ability to work in a team and/or independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


This role is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. This is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to help youth in Canada develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition into the labour market.

Job duration: 8 weeks

Time frame:

  • Start Date: June 10, 2024
  • End Date: August 2, 2024

Job hours: Full-time - 35 hours

Eligibility Criteria:

As this internship is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program, eligible candidates must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations. Note: International students are not eligible for this program.
  • This position will be paid $16.55 per hour.
  • Home based internet connection required.
  • Will be required to work at our Toronto office, time to time, with reasonable notice. 



If you are interested in this position, please visit and submit your resume and cover letter. Internal candidates, please apply via ADP by TIME EST DATE. Applications will be reviewed on ongoing basis. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

It is our individual and collective responsibility to ensure all children are protected from deliberate or unintentional acts that lead to the risk of, or actual, harm caused by our employees. Each employee shall be aware that there may be additional vulnerabilities facing children associated with their age, socio-economic background, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, identity, sexual orientation or identity, and is committed to ensuring this does not form barriers to effective safeguarding.

Each employee is committed to fostering and sustaining a safe environment through proactive, accessible, and effective approaches that seek to prevent and respond to any harm to the children including but not limited to sexual exploitation and abuse. SCC and all its employees will take all reasonable steps to make itself safe, both as an organisation and in the conduct of all aspects of its day-to-day operations of emergency, humanitarian, developmental, policy, campaigning and administrative work.


SCC is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources (416) 221-5501 

This position is no longer open.