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This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Fundraising Internship

Hours/Week : 10 hours/week (flexible)

Compensation : Unpaid

This position provides support to CEN’s resource development goals and in particular, helps generate exposure for CEN in the Puget Sound and beyond. CEN desires an intern who is resourceful, creative, enthusiastic and self-directed. The intern will work independently but will meet regularly with the Director for planning and collaboration.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Director in organizing community fundraising events;

  • Promote CEN among through one outreach event;

  • Identify and secure speaking opportunities for Director within the local business and community service sector (co-present, as desired);

  • Provide assistance to Director in creating volunteer fundraising materials and tools;

  • Assist with upgrade of donor database;

  • Provide miscellaneous clerical support under the guidance of Director; and

  • Other duties, depending on intern’s skills and experience.

KSAs (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) Needed:

  • Commitment to CEN’s mission and strong interest in international development issues;

  • Experience working or traveling in the developing world;

  • Experience coordinating events and generating community involvement;

  • Strong interpersonal skills; must be a team player;

  • Detail-oriented and flexible;

  • Self-directed and self-motivated; ability to work with little supervision and from home; and

  • Strong organizational, office and computer skills.

Logistics and Compensation:

  • Start and end dates are flexible. Since this is a volunteer position with no compensation with the exception of approved travel expenses covered by grant funding.

You must be able to commit to a minimum average of 10 hours a week. This is a "virtual" team opportunity which may be performed from home or another location.

Community Empowerment Network's (CEN’s) operations are nearly entirely driven by the efforts of volunteers (the only exception is our Field Manager in Santarm, Brazil, who is paid under contract). We are a small organization and so lines of responsibility sometimes overlap, but this provides a terrific opportunity for volunteers to take on a variety of responsibilities and to expand their skills. See How Our Teams Work for more information.

Check our website to learn more about us!

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover note to our volunteer coordinator .


  • Event Management
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Event Design & Planning

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

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