Social Volunteering Coordinator


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

Purpose: To provide meaningful social and volunteering combined events for Passion Impact students and community members to enjoy one another and benefit the community.

Position & Company Description :

Passion Impact (PI) is a startup nonprofit based in Portland, Oregon that empowers students to build a healthy habit of volunteering their passions. The Social Volunteering Intern is responsible for planning volunteering events that have a social component across all groups within Passion Impact. The Intern will manage the website calendar, send mass email newsletters, create Facebook event pages, and communicate directly with our student groups. Our prime candidate will believe in our Golden Circle and be invested in setting long term goals for larger events and building partnerships with more nonprofits.

Required Education

  • Recent graduate or currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in business, marketing, hospitality, or any field with prior experience planning events

Experience and Skills Desired

  • Previous event planning experience highly preferred

  • Detail oriented and meticulous about making sure that every detail of the event is carried out

  • Experience budgeting and/or accounting

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively to meet deadlines

  • Enthusiastic about Passion Impact’s mission and team focused

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to remain calm in a high stress environment

  • Comfortable speaking in front of a large crowd

  • 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


  • Researching local nonprofits and volunteering events to help build and maintain a database of nonprofits and volunteering opportunities

  • Design social volunteering events for PI in which we are the primary organization planning the effort

  • Creating and posting to event pages on Facebook using the PI Facebook profile

  • Marketing and event promotion

  • Create and manage a budget for events and forecast of event schedule


  • Create or organize monthly volunteering events that have a social component

  • Post all events to Passion Impact site calendar

  • Present at meetings upcoming events including Portland Advisory Board meetings

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.


  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

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

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