We are hiring!

Position: Development Intern and Fundraiser Intern

Position Type: Employee

Pay Rate: $13.25 per hour

Location: Sylmar, CA.
Work Week: Full Time, 40 hours per week (weekdays, weeknights & some weekends)
Language: Bilingual Preferred – English/Spanish
Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director

Posting Date: May 10, 2018
Hiring Date:  June 1, 2018

Job Summary:  

The Development Intern will gain knowledge and first-hand experience regarding how a nonprofit arts organization functions to bring resources to an underserved community. Supervised by the Development Director, the intern will provide administrative and project assistance to development staff. The intern's primary responsibilities will relate to donor and grant research and management, providing opportunities to broaden skills important to nonprofit sustainability such as relationship-building, writing, and data management.

The Fundraising Intern will gain knowledge and first-hand experience regarding how a nonprofit arts organization functions to bring resources to an underserved community. The intern's primary responsibilities will relate to organizing a successful silent auction for Tia Chucha's annual fundraiser, an aspect of our strategic plan for building organizational infrastructure support and the center's ongoing and seasonal community programming. Supervised by the Development Director, the intern will provide administrative and project assistance to development staff.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • The preferred applicant will have strong research, writing, communication, organizational and project management skills. Be able to work with a team as well as independently and focus amidst a great deal of activity. Be proactive, enthusiastic, resourceful, detail-oriented and mission-driven. Have proficient computer and internet skills, particularly with Microsoft Word and Excel, Google tools, and various forms of Social Media including but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and web design experience is a plus. Be available for occasional evening and weekend hours, as needed. Must have access to their own working vehicle, valid driver's license and auto insurance. Must be able to represent themselves and Tia Chucha with confidence, and maintain the utmost discretion working with confidential material.
  • The preferred applicant will have strong research, writing, communication, organizational and project management skills. Be able to work with a team as well as independently and focus amidst a great deal of activity. Be proactive, enthusiastic, resourceful, detail-oriented and mission-driven. Have proficient computer and internet skills, particularly with Microsoft Word and Excel, Google tools, and various forms of Social Media including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and web design experience is a plus. Be available for occasional evening and weekend hours, as needed. Must have access to their own working vehicle, valid driver's license and auto insurance. Must be able to represent themselves and Tia Chucha's with confidence, and maintain the utmost discretion working with confidential material.

Desired Traits:

  • Initiates a course of action, develops relevant new ideas, and acts with confidence
  • Courteous customer service
  • Takes a creative approach to goals and challenges to arrive at appropriate action
  • Has a community oriented spirit who is creative, ambitious and open-minded
  • Is productive in an active multi-use space
  • Open to committing to position on a long-term basis
  • Culturally aware of this community’s needs

Interested candidates should email an attachment cover letter and resume with references to: wendy@tiachucha.org. Include subject line, “Development Intern or Fundraiser Intern.”

We are accepting applications and doing interviews in May 11, 2018- May 14, 2018. We will continue to receive applications till Monday May 14, 2018.


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