Flagstaff International Relief Effort

Overview

Flagstaff International Relief Effort (FIRE) is a non-profit, non-religious, non-political grassroots organization based in Flagstaff. Our efforts are currently focused on Mongolia, although we plan to expand our reach. 

Since 1999, FIRE has:

  • completed six distribution trips
  • shipped nine 40-foot containers of clothing
  • provided a dozen schools with a total of 80 computers and 6,000 English books
  • delivered $610,000 worth of medical supplies to almost 50 clinics and hospitals

FIRE seeks a motivated intern who shares our values and has a professional interest in such fields as:

  • the non-profit sector
  • public service
  • management
  • marketing
  • international development
  • academia
  • communications

Duties

  • help develop community outreach projects and promote FIRE’s cause
  • design and maintain website design
  • update literature
  • research, review, and contribute to proposals and grant applications
  • complete administrative work, including letter preparation and data entry
  • create new fundraising initiatives and establish strategic relationships with donors
  • develop and maintain database of donors and other contact lists

Qualifications

You must be:

  • enrolled in a Northern Arizona University academic program
  • possess Knowledge of FIRE’s mission and of Mongolian history/culture
  • be proficient in Microsoft-based software (Word and Excel) and design software
  • have strong attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • willing to maintain ties with FIRE once internship is complete

Apply

For more information, visit the organization’s website.