Nonprofit Training Intern


Cause Areas


Mon Aug 29, 2016 - Fri Jan 20, 2017


8114 SE Division St.Portland, OR 97206


How to Apply:

1. Read our intern expectations and the job description:

2. Send your resume to

3. Complete the formal application at:

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


To create a program that will help nonprofits connect with high school and college students on a deeper level promoting healthy habits of volunteering.


We envision this program being a hit within the nonprofit community as they begin to realize the capabilities and potential of students in the Portland area. The training that will be created through this program will help nonprofits not only understand how to work with high school and college students, but also how to retain them as volunteers for longer periods of time. This position will require a great deal of research and understanding of both the student and nonprofit perspectives to accurately address the gap that exists between the groups.

Experience and Skills Desired

  • Team player

  • Database organization

  • Constantly curious and inquisitive

  • Positive communication through email, phone, and face-to-face

  • Budgeting

  • Planning

  • Google Applications

  • Creative methods of communication and engagement


  • Understand what is needed to connect nonprofits and students

  • Articulate a solid 2 year plan that will bring this program into fruition

  • Build a foundation for sustainability that can be replicated worldwide

  • Work with the Volunteer Researcher to understand the basics of nonprofits on a wider scale

  • 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


  • Work with all positions to understand what they need from nonprofit partners

  • Work with nonprofits to understand what they need from students and problems with students volunteering

  • Build a pilot program that trains nonprofits from all angles

  • Gain testimonials from the first pilot group of nonprofits to recruit more nonprofits to pay for the program

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

Compensation: As a small grassroots organizaiton we are currently unable to provide compensation for interns. However, if you are a student and qualify for work study we will gladly work with your college or university to make sure that you receive compensation for your time devoted to Passion Impact. Additionally, we are happy to help you receive course credit for the internship.


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Business Planning
  • Business Development
  • Professional Development
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • 10 hours a week or more
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