Development & Communications Internship


Cause Areas


Mon Aug 15, 2016 - Thu Dec 15, 2016


3416 W. Bryn MawrChicago, IL 60659


Mission: The Latino Union of Chicago collaborates with low-income immigrant workers to develop the tools necessary to collectively improve their social and economic conditions.

Job Description: Latino Union's Development & Communications Intern will support Latino Union's fundraising staff in writing website, enewsletter and social media content; creating marketing materials; researching potential funders; expanding Latino Union's individual donor and translation services programs; planning and managing fundraising events; and writing and designing Latino Union's member newsletter.

Interns will gain:

  • Valuable experience in the field of non-profit financing and fundraising
  • Successful fundraising, communications and design efforts to add to their resume and portfolio
  • Experience in the grassroots immigrant workers’ rights movement
  • Experience working in an influential, grassroots organizing and advocacy agency
  • Insight into the non-profit structure and funding process
  • Experience working with established nonprofit leaders and potential funders

Desired Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent organization and time management skills; self-motivated; excellent computer research skills. Bilingual preferred, but not necessary (English/Spanish)

Interns should:

  • Be competent writers, and researchers with sound computer skills and a strong ability to organize information
  • Have a strong commitment to immigrant rights, the ability to solve problems with limited direction and the ability to work independently as well as in groups


  • Spanish
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Donor Management
  • Salesforce
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • At least 6 hours a week for 3-6 months
  • Latino Union seeks candidates who are available during the normal 9-5 work week.
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