Internship Opportunities

Are you looking to make a lasting impact?
Are you considering a career in non-profit organizations?
Would you like to add a lasting building block to your resume and network?

The Safe Ride Foundation Internship Program provides a short-term paid internship to one local college student each year.
We believe in giving back, and one way we do that is by teaching our youth to do so as well.  The internship opportunity below goes over all of the details of the position, what is expected of the lucky candidate, and also the proper method of applying for it.  The Safe Ride Foundation is run by young adults, making the work environment very easy to mesh into.  The workload is light, and also compensated.  Finally, the selected intern will not only get a valuable glimpse into the world of social entrepreneurship and the nonprofit sector, but also the opportunity to do very important work for a great local charity in their own community.

Please read carefully the details of the position.

Grant Research and Writing Intern / Assistant

Job TitleCommunity Impact Grant Research and Writing Internship/Volunteer Position
Job DescriptionThe Safe Ride Foundation is seeking individuals to fulfill an important and meaningful role as we pursue grant funding for our projects and administration. In this position the individual will be immersed in our grant research and grant writing work. The individual will provide essential research for the development of our grant application strategy, and will draft and produce grant proposals.

Responsibilities could include, but not be limited to:
• Researching available and applicable grants
• Data entry and time-lining for grant proposals
• Research, retrieval and assembly of background material for grant proposals
• Drafting of letters of inquiry and full grant proposals for submission

The primary responsibility will be for the research of applicable potential grant opportunities, drafting of Letters of Inquiry and Grant Proposals and updating our online grant application collaboration system for the organization.

• A two-month commitment, at least 2 hours per week (maximum of 4)
• Goal driven Undergraduate or Graduate students preferably with non-profit or other volunteer experience (or a desire to gain such experience).
• Strong time-management, organizational, and internet research skills definitely a must.
• Ability to self-motivate, stay on task and work independently.


How to Apply:

  • View the additional internship requirements below before applying
  • To apply: Please send an email inquiring about the position, expressing your interest and qualifications, along with a copy of your resume. If any questions, please call the office at 240-722-7422.
  • Email Address for Inquiries:
  • Internship will not be monetarily compensated as per the bylaws of the Safe Ride Foundation.
  • If applicable, experience may be used for credit in internship course.
  • If needed, references and recommendations are strong possibility, provided the selected candidate performs well in the position
Type of JobAdministrative, Internship, Volunteer
Job LocationFrederick, Maryland, 21701
Posting Date4/1/2017
Expiration DateOpen until filled
Job Requirements
Degrees WantedNone Required
Majors Wanted
  • Great for those majoring in Social Work, Business Management, Communications, Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, English, etc
  • Candidate is not required to be enrolled in the above majors.
Job Targets WantedBusiness; Federal/State/Local Funding; Economic Research; Social Entrepreneurship; Fundraising; Nonprofit Management; Etc.
Special Skills WantedSee description.
Other Job Requirements
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from position.
  • Punctuality is a must
  • Must be available 2 hours a day, for at least 2 days a week. Position lasts for approximately 3 weeks.
Company Information
Company NameThe Safe Ride Foundation, Inc.
– Also known as S.O.S. Safe Ride
Employer Web Site
OrganizationPlease explore our website and blog for more information about our Organization.
Equal Opportunity EmployerYes