Cause Areas


Sat Feb 04, 2017 - Sun Jun 11, 2017


8114 SE Division St.Portland, OR 97206


How to Apply:

1. Read our intern expectations and the job description on our website www.passionimpact.org

2. Send your resume to connect@passionimpact.org

3. Complete the formal application at: https://goo.gl/forms/6dHVjwmV6LbRWdEb2

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

Fundraising Internship


To create monetary value through events, community partnerships, and more that will help sustain PI programs.


Passion Impact is a startup nonprofit based in Portland, Oregon that empowers students to build a healthy habit of volunteering their passions. As a nonprofit we rely heavily on donations from individuals to enable us to accomplish our mission. Fundraising events are an important outreach effort for us to acquire new donors. Reporting to the COIO, the Fundraising Intern will plan events and communicate and build relations with community partners with the goal to raise $10,000.

Required Education

  • Recent graduate (within 1 year) or currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in business, hospitality, operations, social work, nonprofit management or related field of study preferred.

Desired Skills

  • Previous event planning and/or fundraising experience

  • Experience budgeting and/or accounting

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively

  • Enthusiastic about Passion Impact’s mission and team focused

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to remain calm in a high stress environment

  • Passionate about fundraising and furthering Passion Impact’s mission

  • Proficient in Google Drive (Particularly Google Forms and Google Sheets or MS Excel) Google Calendar, Meistertask, Mind Meister, Mailchimp, Salesforce, and/or ability to learn technology at a fast pace

  • Sponsorship communication with local companies

  • Research and presentation skills

  • Sales experience


  • Plan a working calendar with goals through the end of the internship

  • Create $10,000 worth of fiscal and donated value

  • Evaluate the implementation of the plan

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


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

  • Solicit donations from local businesses for year end event

  • Promote events by working with the Public Relations Intern

  • Serve on our Portland Advisory Board Community & Partnerships Committee


  • February 4, 2017 - June 11, 2017 (possibility to extend based on performance and project availability)

  • Must Attend February 4, 2017 Training

  • Must attend weekly office meetings Monday 9-10 AM and Friday 12:30-1:30 PM


As a small grassroots organization we do not currently have funding to compensate interns. If you are a student and qualify for workstudy at PCC or PSU, 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 happy to help you receive course credit.


  • Event Management
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Business Development
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

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

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