Community Partnerships Specialist


Cause Areas


Mon Oct 03, 2016 - Fri Jan 20, 2017


8114 SE Division St.Portland, OR 97206


How to Apply:

1. Read the job description and our intern expectations here:

2. Submit your resume to within 24 hours

3. Complete the formal application

4. We will contact you within a few days if we think you may be a good fit

Job Description:


To build foundations for long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with organizations in the Portland area.


Passion Impact (PI) is a startup nonprofit based in Portland, Oregon that empowers students to build a healthy habit of volunteering their passions. As we are building our influence across the Portland area, we would like to continually connect with our community. This means that sourcing funds, advice, and mentors from local organizations is a necessity to make our impact. You will be identifying how Passion Impact can provide value for companies that share our values; creating material and an approach plan; and then pursuing sponsorship goals that we have partnered on. Our prime candidate will not only believe in our Golden Circle and mission, but also be invested in setting long term goals for PI as a whole. We work hard at PI and expect the same of you, but you also better be ready to have fun!

Required Education

  • Recent graduate or currently pursuing a degree in business, marketing, nonprofit management, or related field

Experience and Skills Desired

  • Strong communication skills (email, Skype, phone, and face-to-face)

  • Brainstorming that leads to innovative action

  • Sponsorship communication with local companies

  • Research and presentation skills

  • Sales experience

  • Google Applications

  • Database organization


  • Identify 200 Companies poised for sponsorship partnering with PI and why

  • Create a Passion Impact value proposition for potential sponsors

  • Contact, meet with, and confirm corporate sponsors that match the goals we partnered on at the beginning of the internship

  • Build a sustainable plan for any and future Corporate Sponsorship Builders to follow

  • Understand how Ethical Reasoning in Action ties to the internship, the people involved, and to yourself

  • Complete an Internship Portfolio that includes a personal reflection and a presentation

  • Create at volunteer opportunities for at least 5 students to get engaged


  • Serve on our Portland Advisory Board Community & Partnerships Committee

  • Identify and reach out to organizations to build partnerships

  • Collaborate with PI staff/interns to determine organizations that are the best fit for our mission & vision

Minimum Commitment: August 29, 2016 - January 20, 2017 with possibility to extend based on performance and project availability

Compensation: As small grassroots organization we are currently unable to compensate our interns. If you are a student and qualify for workstudy we will gladly work with your college or university to make sure that you receive compensation for your time devoted to Passion Impact. We are also more than happy to assist you in receiving course credit.


  • Fundraising
  • Business Development
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 10 hours per week
  • Positive Attitude!
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