Get Lit - Words Ignite fuses classic and spoken word poetry to increase teen literacy and cultivate enthusiastic learners emboldened to inspire social consciousness in diverse communities. "Claim Your Poem, Claim Your Life."

672 S La Fayette Park Place #10 Los Angeles, CA 90057




Get Lit-Words Ignite seeks a Development Intern for summer 2020 to work with our Director of Strategic Partnerships and Development and our senior staff members in the fundraising operations of our youth empowerment and literacy organization. They will assist in the areas of donor communication and database management, help to complete grant requests and charitable donation acknowledgement, and take part in the planning of small and large-scale events, including logistics and fundraising outreach. This position will be on site in our office, but the hours are flexible, based on the intern's schedule.


We expect all applicants to have basic computer skills, have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and be familiar with Mac operating systems. The right candidate should also be comfortable working in a professional setting and have an interest in development and fundraising as well as literary and/or performing arts. Other skills that would be useful in this position include: proofreading skills, event management, and an ability to communicate professionally and effectively with a wide range of people including teenagers, parents of students, professional staff members, and organization Board Members.

How to Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter and a resume including relevant work experience to Ms. Leslie Poliak at