Fund Development Intern


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


3180 Newberry DrSuite 200San Jose, CA 95118


The Volunteer Fund Development Assistant primarily supports our Development Department with a variety of tasks and duties including, but not limited to: assisting in researching potential grant opportunities, individual donor prospect research, assisting in the management of existing grants, assisting in creating grant reports and donor stewardship activities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in researching grant opportunities and individual donor prospects
  • Assist in creating grant reports and donor profiles
  • Assist with donor stewardship activities (acknowledgements, events, etc.)

Volunteer Logistics

Estimated hours required per week: 10

The estimated duration of the project is: minimum commitment of 6 month, ongoing position

This position is flexible On-site at our Newberry Office and/or Virtual

The office can provide amenities to volunteers such as: Internet, Office space, Computer

Candidates Should Possess

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong time-management, organizational, and internet research skills a must

Ability to self-motivate, stay on task and work independently

Ability to plan, organize and manage a wide range of projects to meet deadlines with minimal supervision

PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office; familiarity with Raiser’s Edge, a plus

Resourcefulness, creativity and a drive to achieve measurable results

This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into the not-for-profit sector. This is a ground level experience working in a non-profit. This is also a great chance to develop above-entry-level skills.


  • Donor Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 10 Hours a Week - At least 6 months commitment

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