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Community Foundation of White County

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Your Community Foundation of White County is led by a Governing Council composed of your local friends and neighbors, people who care about White County as much as you do.  

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The people behind Community Foundation of White County:

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Executive Director

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Ben Getz
Executive Assistant

It is an amazing opportunity that we share... working each day to identify and acknowledge the best our community has to offer, rewarding hard work and passion with resources to pursue and attain dreams, and all while helping others share their many blessings with those who are underserved or in need of a hand up.


We couldn't image having a more enjoyable opportunity to serve. 


The Community Foundation of White County (CFWC) located in Monticello, IN, is seeking to add college interns to its team to assist with various Foundation activities. This is an excellent opportunity for a full-time student to gain experience in the nonprofit and Community Foundation arena. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited Indiana college or university. These paid, part-time positions will be supported in part by the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance and funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc and its GIFT Community Foundation Intern program.

Organization Overview: Established in 1998, the Community Foundation of White County’s mission is to strengthen and transform our community by fostering charitable giving, philanthropic aspirations, and leadership. CFWC is a proud affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette, a partnership that strengthens our region. In its simplest form, the Foundation receives charitable contributions and invests and manages them as a permanent endowment according to the charitable intentions of our donors. Typically, charitable gifts come from individuals, families, organizations, corporations, and other foundations. The income earned on the endowed fund is distributed each year for the purpose defined by the fund creator. It is through these earnings that the Community Foundation has provided a total of over $5 million in grants and scholarships benefitting the White County community.

Key Responsibilities:

-Assist with community development planning activities including but not limited to, event planning, meeting preparations and communications
-Assist with implementing electronic filing system and software
-Assist with awareness and marketing efforts, including print and social media communications

Other Responsibilities:
         -Perform general office functions, such as answering phones, making copies, and preparing mailings
         -Attend various Board and Committee meetings as needed

Necessary Qualifications/Skills: Excellent writing and communication skills; Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; Ability to interact in a positive, professional manner with a wide variety of people; High level of personal integrity and discretion.

Start Date: ASAP

To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Selected candidates will be contacted to schedule interviews.

Contact:     Lucy Dold, Executive Director

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