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Child Aid - Development Intern Needed

Child Aid, a Portland-based nonprofit that conducts literacy programs in over 25 rural communities in Guatemala, is seeking an intern to assist development staff with fundraising. Primary responsibilities include:

*Web 2.0/Social Media (work with development director to create presence for Child Aid on Facebook, LinkedIn and other social networking websites) *Corporate prospect research (research companies that conduct business in Guatemala) *Foundation Research *Event Planning (work with development director and volunteers to put on 2nd annual Guatemala Literacy Ride in September) *Donor Research *Development administration tasks (some data entry) *Direct Mail Campaigns (work with staff to stuff, seal and stamp all mailings; we do one every three months)

The bulk of the intern's work will be social media and corporate/foundation research.

Position is in-house, and hours are flexible. Ideal candidates will be available to work 10 to 15 hours per week.

We are a small, fun and easy-to-work-with staff, and we are passionate about our mission. Our office is in a great location in a historic buiding in downtown Portland.

Please email a copy of your resume or a list of your qualifications to [email protected] and put "Child Aid Internship Position" in the subject line if you are interested.

About Child Aid:

Child Aid’s mission is to create opportunity for Latin America’s rural and indigenous poor through childhood literacy and education programs. We conduct reading programs in partnership with over 25 communities in Guatemala and put books into the hands of thousands of children. We provide critical training to rural teachers and librarians and offer scholarships to impoverished students. Child Aid’s literacy work provides the means for children to break out of poverty and build better lives for themselves and their families. During our 16 years working in Guatemala, we have created 35 community libraries. This year, over 7,000 children will participate in Child Aid reading programs.

Child Aid 917 SW Oak Street Suite 208 Portland, OR 97205 503-307-4357