Mission Statement & Position Overview
New Jersey League of Conservation Voters (New Jersey LCV) is a bi-partisan organization whose mission is to elect environmental champions, hold public officials accountable, and support laws which protect our environment and improve the quality of people’s lives. We are committed to and incorporate into all our work the goal of helping establish a just, inclusive, and equitable environmental future for New Jersey.

We have a major internship opportunity for a high-energy, multi-talented student who is looking for a chance to have their hands in a lot of different aspects of non-profit management and operations. The ideal applicant can not only multi-task, but enjoys it the most when they are able to do a variety of activities and learn about diverse aspects of a job. In this role, you will have a rare chance to see the behind-the-scenes workings of everything from HR support to event planning, and do it at an exciting, energetic organization that is making a difference.  

This is a part-time paid internship from July - December 2024.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter, and three references (character, academic, or professional) to internships@njlcv.org. When applying for this position, please put Events and HR Operational Support in the subject line.

Primary Responsibilities - Events and Development:

  • Experience a unique chance to attend and assist in planning major fundraising and donor events including the League of Municipalities Atlantic City conference, quarterly Sustainable Business Roundtables, and annual Legislative Breakfasts; featuring key environmental stakeholders and decision makers.
  • Learn about grant management processes, and how to identify funder prospects and prepare applications for funding.
  • Gain an understanding of, and assist in major donor, foundation, and corporate prospect research, including preparing materials to support current and prospective funder interaction; and help maintain data entry and coordinate report output that provides assessments of fundraising performance.
  • Utilize effective communications skills to assist with gift acknowledgements, fundraising emails, and campaign outreach and appeals.

Primary Responsibilities - HR/Operations:

  • Opportunity to plan and participate in university career fairs representing New Jersey LCV.
  • Assist the Operations Manager in most all aspects of recruitment and job candidate coordination.
  • Learn about policy and procedures development, and assist in human resource systems and tracking.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent oral, written communication, and organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Personable, dependable team player
  • Ability to work efficiently, accurately, and collaboratively; and to manage short-and long-term deadlines
  • Ability to work remotely using your own phone and computer
  • Familiarity with social media platforms, Google Apps, MS Office, and design programs
  • Commitment to environmental conservation, or interest in political work preferred

The candidate must have reliable transportation, a cell phone, and a computer for the position. Interns will work remotely, as well as come to our office in Hamilton New Jersey (ideally) at least once a week, and attend events as needed.  

Compensation: Part-time internships are paid, and we are happy to work with interns for college credit. Compensation is $15 an hour, for 15 hours/week. Letters of recommendation are available upon request.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and three references (character, academic, or professional) to internships@njlcv.org. When applying for this position, please put “Events and HR Operational Support” in the subject line.

Deadline for submission: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, until the position is filled.

New Jersey LCV is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, genetics, disability, age, marital status, familial status, domestic partnership status, civil union status, pregnancy, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait status, or veteran status.