Mar 28, 2018

Corporate and Foundation- Development Intern

  • Children's Bureau
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Entry level Child and Family Welfare Agency

Job Description


Corporate and Foundation - Development Intern 

Length of Internship
Present – December 17’
2 times a week for 4 hours (days and times flexible)

Overview –

Children’s Bureau’s Corporate and Foundation team is a subset of the development department and works to raise funds for the organization through corporate and foundation grants.

The Corporate and Foundation Intern will be a member of the Corporate and Foundation team, providing assistance with grant administration during their busy season to ensure grant funding goals are reached. The Corporate and Foundation Intern will be responsible for maintaining certain administrative duties for the department, assisting in prospect research, and completing special projects as needed. While in the position, the Intern will have the opportunity to observe and learn about grant-writing, common fundraising software, funding strategy, nonprofit budgets, and more.

Major Responsibilities

  • Conduct prospect research on potential funders.
  • Assist in the filing grant materials – Includes making copies, creating new folders, keeping file cabinet drawers in order, etc.
  • Enter information in online donor database (No experience needed. Intern will be trained in Raisers Edge, a popular CRM database used by most nonprofits.) – Includes adding new contact information, new relationships, maintaining the notes section for foundations, etc.
  • Assist in small non-fundraising events sponsored by funders – Includes helping to create event materials such as funder awards, activity sheets, name tags, flyers, informational packets, etc., and assisting with coordinating activities and volunteers.

Qualifications –

  • Interest in learning about grant-writing and/or corporate and foundation funding methods.
  • Interest in nonprofit fundraising.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Articulate, professional demeanor with strong self-confidence and initiative
  • Positive attitude and ability to be flexible
  • Ability to handle sensitive information confidentially

If you feel your qualifications align with this job description and are interested, please apply now! You are also encouraged to email Ani Melkumyan, the HR Recruiter at Children's Bureau, at 


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