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Development Intern

CASA For Children, Inc.

CASA For Children, Inc.

Posted: 5/9/2017
Location: Portland Metro
Closing Date: open until filled
Industry: Nonprofit
Type: Part Time

CASA for Children Development Intern
Unpaid Internship – Open Until Filled – Part Time, Flexible Schedule
Available June 2017, with Quarterly option available for students seeking academic internship credit

The Development Intern represents CASA in a professional manner in the community. The intern will gain exposure to and experience in a variety of development activities, with a strong emphasis on communications and fundraising event management related to large-scale events including the CASA Golf Classic on Sept. 9, 2017.

Event Marketing/Communications
• Assists in design and placement of event collateral for tables, packages, and sponsorship
• Promotional support, including email, Facebook, Instagram, and webpage content as needed
• Works will include producing original content and design layout in MS Publisher or Adobe InDesign
• Assists in designing summer e-Newsletter in Constant Contact, sent to 5,000+ contacts
• Other tasks as needed

• Works with Development staff to procure in-kind donations for event auctions and supplies
• Assists in donor and event participant prospect research as needed
• Assists in preparation and execution of procurement mailings
• Accurately records and track progress of procurement efforts including requests, pending items, acknowledgement, and other aspects of events
• Other tasks as needed

Database Administration
• Assists in maintenance of databases records, researching and ensuring the accuracy of all information including but not limited to: donor contact information, constituent codes and donor attributes, and creating tables and detailing procurement inventory and pricing
• Other tasks as needed

Other Event Support
• Assists in volunteer coordination and event logistics including set-up, throughout program, and break-down
• Provides day-of logistical support for events
• Support organization of event supplies pre and post-event
• Other tasks as needed

Skills & Experience
• Proficient in MS Office – Word, Excel, Publisher
• Knowledge of how to complete mail merges
• Confidence in communication via phone, email, and in-person with new contacts and donors
• Comfortable in a data environment
• Adobe InDesign experience preferred but not required
• Raiser’s Edge, Greater Giving and Constant Contact experience preferred but not required
• For event support purposes, intern must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time, also must be able to lift up to 25lbs

Application Guidelines/Contact:
To apply: email resume and letter of interest to Millena Wilson at
CASA for Children is located at 1401 NE 68TH AVE., PORTLAND OR 97213
Learn more at

Agency Description
CASA for Children recruits, trains and supports volunteer advocates for children who are victims of physical or sexual abuse, neglect, threat of harm of other criminal that is the basis for juvenile court dependency supervision in Multnomah, Washington, and Columbia counties.

At CASA, we don’t just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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