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Administration and Development Intern/Volunteer

The World Affairs Council of Oregon is seeking an intern/volunteer to support the organization’s overall management and assist in special projects proposed by the Council’s executive team. The ideal candidate is a college graduate who is looking to improve his/her desirability within the non-profit workforce by gaining hands-on experience assisting the management team of a local non-profit. The intern/volunteer will be the single and primary assistant to the Membership Manager, Vice President, and President.


Primary Responsibilities include: • Managing all mail correspondence with a membership of 1700 constituents • Managing our online membership database • Processing membership and event purchases • Processing incoming mail • Attending and assisting with Council board committee meetings, taking notes and preparing for distribution and managing scheduling and correspondence • Assisting with development research and routine development tasks • Assisting with the Young Professionals Program • Assisting with event preparation • Completing special projects


Preference is given to persons who are studying or have studied in the areas of Non-profit Management, International Affairs, Political Science, History, Public Policy, Business, or a related field. Qualifications include the following: • Good editing and writing skills. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Interest in international affairs. • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Database and design skills a plus. • Positive attitude, flexibility, and a sense of humor.


TO APPLY: Go to our website at www.worldoregon.org. Under Council Information, click Volunteer and there you will find an application and questions to address in your cover letter. Please email the application, resume and cover letter to [email protected] and we will get back to you shortly. Thank you!