Development-Administration Volunteer/Intern

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Greater Los Angeles areaLos Angeles, CA 90093


Founded in 2005, WCLA, the Women’s Center of Los Angeles is a grass-root and virtual nonprofit organization created to help at-risk women and girls gain the skills and experience they need to increase their self-determination and independence through education. We accomplish this through our Girls to Grads mentoring program and our Women Supporting Women education/support group program. WCLA is committed to engaging and celebrating the talent and potential of at-risk women and girls as we help them prepare for success on the next steps on their path by providing a solid base of support, encouragement, and community.

WCLA is seeking a Development and Administrative Intern/Volunteer to support our work and gain experience in nonprofit development and management. The Development and Administrative Intern/Volunteer will be responsible for building and managing a development department infrastructure; researching funding opportunities; and assisting in the proposal submission process. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain substantive experience in nonprofit development and to be part of a small, dedicated, and team.

Candidates will demonstrate experience managing multiple tasks while having a keen attention to detail and must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. This volunteer will mostly work remotely (online) and must be available for face-to-face meetings in the Hollywood and Santa Monica areas. A commitment of 10 hours a week for a minimum of 3 - 6 months is required. The hours are flexible, and all applicants must be Los Angeles residents.


  1. Research prospective funders including: individual donors, grants, foundations, corporations, and government
  2. Develop and maintain accurate donor and prospect databases
  3. Develop and maintain standard development department management systems and procedures
  4. Create reports to analyze giving trends and fund raising activities
  5. Assist with donor communications, gifts processing data entry, and thank you letters
  6. Help cultivate relationships with funders


  1. High level of professionalism and resourcefulness-- the ability to work independently, take initiative, and manage multiple tasks
  2. Excellent writing, research, and communication skills
  3. Excellent time management skills
  4. Superior attention to detail and follow-through
  5. Experience in collaborate, creative work environments
  6. Proficiency and knowledge of PC, including strong experience with MS Word and Excel

To apply, you must send your resume and a completed application to: The application can be found at All responses sent via VolunteerMatch must include an email address and telephone number.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • 3 - 6 months
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