Position Title: Development Intern

Reports To: Interim Development Manager

Employee Classification: Hourly

Hours: 5 – 10 hours per week, October 24, 2022 – January 31, 2023

Compensation: $18-$25 based on experience

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  


APANO Communities United Fund unites Asians and Pacific Islanders to build power, develop leaders, and advance equity through organizing, advocacy, community development, and cultural work. We envision a just world where Asians and Pacific Islanders and communities who share our aspirations and struggles have the power, resources, and voice to determine our own futures, and where we work in solidarity to drive political, social, economic, and cultural change. APANO Communities United Fund (CUF) is a 501(c)(3) organization that works closely with its affiliate 501(c)(4) organization, APANO. 


About the Position:

APANO CUF is looking for an intern excited to dive into nonprofit fundraising and development. Join our development team in implementing our end of year giving campaign which includes our participation in Willamette Week’s Give!Guide. The Development Intern will add capacity to the development team and provide general campaign support, event planning, and sending thank you’s and tax receipts etc.


Our ideal candidate is someone who is detail oriented, organized, and communicates well. The Development Intern reports to the Interim Development Manager.


*Whether or not you have formal experience, we encourage you to apply if you want to be a part of our work and are interested in this role!


Position Responsibilities:


Donor Appreciation 60%

  • Lead on printing and sending tax acknowledgements in a timely manner to donors.
  • Document and flag major donors with support from supervisor.
  • Monitor and request needed supplies such as stamps, envelopes, and paper.
  • Support for Board Thank You Project (Week of January 2nd, 2023)


General Campaign Support 40%

  • Support holiday events including but not limited to gathering necessary forms form participants, tracking attendance, gathering materials needed and being available during the events
  • Coordinating incentives during our Give!Guide campaign
  • Assist in developing and editing campaign materials and content
  • Attend weekly EOYG coordination meetings
  • Other campaign activities as assigned



The Development Intern will have:

  • Strong attention to detail and project management in a timely manner
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to engage and communicate effectively with different audiences including community members, staff, board, funders, and other stakeholders 
  • Sufficient English proficiency, as this position communicates regularly in written and spoken English
  • A commitment to APANO’s mission, vision, and values and respect for Asian and Pacific Islander communities
  • Ability to be in APANO office once a week for the duration of internship and preferably attend evening/weekend fundraising events
  • Preference for experience with EveryAction, Microsoft Word, Excel, and/or Google Suite 
  • Understanding and interest in Development and Fundraising


How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and this position will be open until filled. Priority will be given to applicants who submit their application by October 14, 2022 [by 11:59 pm] . Applications should be emailed as an attached document (PDF preferred) to jobs@apano.org with subject line “DEVELOPMENT INTERN”.  


Complete applications include:

  • Cover letter (1 page max) outlining the specific skills, knowledge, and experience you bring to the job and how those are a good fit with the responsibilities of the position.  
  • A complete resume (2 pages max) detailing relevant experience, work history, education and accomplishments.

APANO and APANO Communities United Fund are actively seeking to increase representation and develop the leadership of women, LGBTQ people, people with lived experience of economic injustices, and other underrepresented groups, including diverse API communities, both within the organization and the broader racial justice movement in Oregon and API communities. APANO and APANO Communities United Fund are equal opportunity employers. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other legally protected classification.