Current Openings

Intern Opportunities
Supported in part by the LifeFlight Foundation, LifeFlight of Maine is the statewide provider of critical care and transport. The Foundation, based in Camden ME, is seeking candidates for two paid summer internships: one in fundraising and the other in marketing/communications.  We are seeking motivated and responsible college students or young professionals who are looking to gain experience working in communications and fundraising.
Development/Fundraising Internship
  • Support fundraising/development projects and staff at the Foundation
  • Assist with event logistics as needed including pre-event work, assisting onsite and clean up/follow up after the events (events include the Islesboro Crossing, golf tournaments, receptions, etc.)
  • Assist with event sponsorship solicitation and benefit fulfillment
  • Assist with soliciting and securing in-kind donations for the Islesboro Crossing
  • Provide general administrative support for events including printing and copying of materials, managing files, assembling packets/gift bags, etc.
  • Provide support with mailings, creation of folders and materials for prospect meetings
  • Provide support with donor reception invitation lists and mailings
  • Assist with donor reception logistics including sourcing gifts, caterers, vendors, auction prep/logistics, etc.
  • Learn and provide support to office around gift processing tasks
  • Provide assistance and support to the development team with regard to all summer fundraising activities
Candidate qualifications and profile:
  • Friendly, trustworthy, and personable with a positive, helpful attitude and strong work ethic
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally
  • Ability to work with a variety of people
  • Self-motivated, deadline-driven and skilled at multi-tasking
  • Proficient computer skills and comfortable using the internet for various assignments including research
  • Highly organized
  • Physical ability to lift and move supplies and displays for event support (45lbs.)
  • Ability to travel in state
Marketing and Communications Internship
  • Write, proofread, and edit stories and articles for print and online publications
  • Write for a variety of audiences in different tones and voices
  • Collaborate with internal staff and crew on projects and assignments
  • Assist with creating and updating communication materials such as newsletters, articles, press releases, graphics, photography, videos and outreach materials
  • Design flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for events
  • Assist with communications planning and execution for the annual Islesboro Crossing fundraising event
  • Assist with the development and execution of social media strategies
  • Assist with content development for LifeFlight’s website, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn
Candidate qualifications and profile:
  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a degree program in the communications field
  • Excellent research and writing skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to draft succinct and comprehensive copy for a variety of uses (i.e. blog posts, web copy, reports, press releases, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge and familiarity with social media tools including Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Must provide writing sample or design/editing portfolio
  • Ability to use smart phone camera and video applications
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Friendly, trustworthy, and personable with a positive, helpful attitude and strong work ethic
  • Self-motivated, deadline-driven and skilled at multi-tasking
  • Highly organized
  • Physical ability to lift and move supplies and displays for event support (45lbs.)
  • Ability to travel in state
June 8 – Aug 28, 2020* (12 weeks) with a 4 to 5 day a week commitment, up to $5,000 compensation.
*May be negotiable. Depending on the college or university, the opportunity may be used for work experience credit or terms in conjunction with education.
To apply please email your resume and supporting materials to by March 27, 2020.

Senior Development Officers

The LifeFlight Foundation currently has openings for two Senior Development Officers, one based in southern Maine (Portland/Sanford area), and one based in eastern Maine (Bar Harbor/Ellsworth area). These two positions will help ensure that the major gifts program is a strong and effective means of increasing the overall funding that supports LifeFlight of Maine. S/he will proactively research, identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individual and corporate donor prospects in the region and help develop and implement creative fundraising strategies in the areas of major donations, sponsorships, capital campaigns and planned gifts. The two positions will join our two existing Senior Development Officers and manage an assigned portfolio of lead-level individual and corporate donors/prospects.

To apply and see a full job description:
Senior Development Officer--Major Gifts--Southern Maine
Senior Development Officer--Major Gifts--Eastern Maine