We are seeking applications for the Mayor Sly James - He's For Change Internship. See the job description below:

The Mayor Sly  James - He's for Change Internship

The Mayor Sly James – He’s for Change Intern will provide assistance to the programs of the Women’s Foundation including the Appointments Project™, as well as other aspects of non-profit administration.  This position provides students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in non-profit operations with a focus on promoting leadership and philanthropic education for women of all ages.  Interns may be required to work after hours to staff special events or activities.  

Program Internship Duties:

  • Specific duties include the following, but are not limited to interacting with Women’s Foundation constituents, assisting with database management for the Appointments Project™, assisting with event logistics for philanthropic education programs, and assistance with fund raising initiatives.


  • Internships with the Women’s Foundation are not paid, but offer valuable hands-on experience. This experience allows students to explore areas of interest and decide if this is an area for a potential career.

  • Class credit for an independent study may be available to students, and the Women’s Foundation will work to offer an internship experience that meets the Intern's school’s requirements for credit.


  • Detail oriented, able to follow directions, able to take initiative when needed

  • Outgoing and friendly personality, professional demeanor

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and work well under time constraints

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


  • Assist with planning and organizing special events and projects

  • Attend special events and meetings as needed

  • General office support including data entry, filing, etc.

  • Maintain professional appearance when interacting with the public and partner organizations; dress appropriately for duties assigned

Application Process:

  • This is an unpaid internship. Credit is available upon request.

  • All internships are based out of our office in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Resumes and cover letter must be in Microsoft Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format

  • For any other questions or submit a resume, e-mail intern@womens-foundation.org

  • No phone calls, please.