Scholarship Program Internship

Incorporated in 1990, the Asian Pacific Community Fund (APCF) is the only community-based fund of its kind, generating vital resources and funding through Workplace Giving Programs as well as other channels to support the rapidly growing Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities. APCF and its affiliate agencies provide linguistically and culturally appropriate health and human services to 250,000 residents throughout Los Angeles County and beyond. Programs and services are provided in 27 Asian and Pacific Islander languages, in addition to English and Spanish.

APCF’s mission is to cultivate philanthropists to invest in community organizations that empower underserved APIs to prosper. We transform lives and meet the diverse needs of APIs by building healthier communities, developing leaders, creating a stronger voice, and providing the foundation for a brighter tomorrow.

APCF is looking for a highly motivated Scholarship Program Intern who is passionate about the API community.

Position: Scholarship Program Intern

Length of Commitment:
8 months

16-20 hours per week with additional hours required around key dates

Compensation:
$1,000 paid at the completion of the internship

Duties:
This PAID internship position provides hands-on experience overseeing the APCF’s scholarship program. This internship is an excellent opportunity for those wishing to develop experience planning and running a program in a non-profit organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct outreach to API communities nationwide to promote program and obtain applications
  • Write, design, and create announcement and flier
  • Assist in development and creation of scholarship application
  • Answer questions about the program and assisting with application process
  • Review, track, and conduct due diligence on all applications
  • Recruit, train and organize teams of readers to review applications
  • Acknowledge receipt of applications
  • Notify and communicate with award winners
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:

  • Fast learner and self-starter with strong project management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate project with maturity, initiative, and timeliness
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Intermediate/advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and internet research
  • Functional knowledge in creating websites and graphic programs a plus
  • College degree or active enrollment
  • Minimum of 18 years of age, successful applicants will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the US

Language Skills:
Must be fluent in English and have excellent writing skills.
Ability to speak, read, and write Chinese, Japanese, and/or Korean a plus but not necessary.

To APPLY, please email COVER LETTER, RESUME, and THREE (3) REFERENCES to HR@apcf.org with subject header “SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM INTERN.” Submissions without all three components will not be reviewed.