Job Title – Development Intern

Starting salary – This is an unpaid internship

Organization Overview

CASA of Los Angeles mobilizes community volunteers to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children in foster care. The organization envisions a Los Angeles where every child has an advocate and the opportunity to thrive. CASA of Los Angeles is on a path over the next five years to expand services to vulnerable children in foster care so that it provides services to a meaningful number of the 30,000 children in the dependency court system every year.

Key to these efforts is growth in the number of volunteers trained each year, the number who stay active in a year, and in revenue raised from community partners and other donors.

Position Overview

We are currently looking for an intern to support our Development team starting September 1st, 2017. In this position you will be providing support to our fundraising and donor cultivation efforts. This is an onsite, unpaid position for which you can receive college credit.

Development Intern will work from CASA’s Monterey Park office at Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court, 201 Centre Plaza Drive, Suite 1100, Monterey Park, CA 91754. Work is performed indoors in an office setting. Some weekend and evening work is required throughout the year as needed and at major events. Internships are a minimum of 3 months. You must be able to commit to 15 hours a week, and currently enrolled with at least one completed year of college.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research
  • Update donor database
  • Solicit silent auction donations
  • Inventory and store donations
  • Help set up and tear down events
  • Transporting goods to venue
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of 3 months
  • Must be able to commit at least 15 hours a week
  • Must be a currently enrolled college student with at least one completed year of college

Experience and Training Provided by CASA/LA

  • Training on DonorPerfect
  • Event planning experience
  • Non-profit development experience
  • CASA/LA reference provided upon successful completion of Internship

How to Apply

Applicants should send a resume, two references from academic and professional sources, and documentation of the participation in a bona-fide college intern program in which the internship either qualifies to receive course credit or fulfills a graduation/coursework requirement. Send all material to Simone Sterling, Special Events Coordinator at mailto:ssterling@casala.org no later than August 15, 2017.

Please note that the selected candidates will be required to submit to a full Livescan and background check.

CASA of Los Angeles promotes equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. In doing so, we comply with local, state, and federal laws and regulations to ensure an equal employment opportunity for everyone. We don’t discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, military service obligation, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. Our policies and personnel practices are intended to ensure that all of us are treated equally with regard to recruiting, hiring, and advancement, and our decisions on employment are made to further the principle of equal employment opportunities for employees.