[Remote & Hybrid Opportunity, 8 to 10 hours a week, unpaid]

The Carroll Center for the Blind is seeking a professional, detail oriented and organized, Development Communications Intern. This is a great opportunity for a student interested in writing, fundraising, research, or project management. Come join us and gain a strong working knowledge of the overall development skills, including grant & appeal writing, strategy & research, and effective communications. This internship will begin in September and the minimum commitment required is for the duration of the school year. This position is hybrid (both remote and in-person) and since you will come to campus on occasion, you will need to be fully vaccinated.

Each year, The Carroll Center for the Blind helps more than 4,000 blind or visually impaired children, adults and senior citizens gain the skills they need to live active and fulfilling lives. Our Newton campus houses our rehabilitation program, computer training classes, low vision store, and administrative offices. A large portion of our programs are services conducted in public schools, in clients’ homes, and in the community.


  • Researching new grant opportunities.
  • Drafting funding proposals & learning about budget basics.
  • Collecting information for reporting requirements.
  • Entering key data into Raiser’s Edge, our donor database.
  • Support the Development Team with various projects.
  • Creating donor reports.


  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal/written, computer and organizational skills.
  • Raiser’s Edge experience a plus
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel & Google Docs.

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and a completed application (found below) to hr@carroll.org.

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The Carroll Center for the Blind is a private, non-profit agency located in Newton, Massachusetts that serves persons of All Ages and All Stages of Vision Loss. We are close to Boston, Cambridge, Wellesley, Watertown, Waltham, Allston/Brighton, and on public transit routes.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The Carroll Center for the Blind (CCB) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and always fosters acceptance for everyone. We offer fair opportunities to all qualified persons in recruitment and selection, employment, compensation and benefits, professional development and training, transfers, promotions, social activities, and the use of CCB’s facilities. CCB welcomes all qualified applicants and ensures that everyone will receive equal consideration for employment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, military, or veteran status, political or union affiliation, or any other categories protected by Federal or State law.

The CCB culture embraces both the law and a work environment that is safe, positive, diverse, inclusive, and equitable for all. Our mission and impact shines bright on all.

Should you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact hr@carroll.org.