Internship Opportunities

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

 
 

Special Events Intern (PAID)

APCF is looking for a highly motivated Special Events Intern who is passionate about the Asian & Pacific Islander community.

Position: Special Events Intern
Length of Commitment: 8 months (tentatively December 2019-July 2020)
16 – 20 hours per week with additional hours required around the event date

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

Duties: This PAID internship position provides hands-on experience working in special events coordination and marketing for an Asian American nonprofit organization and is an excellent opportunity for those wishing to develop skills in nonprofit fundraising which is highly sought after in the industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary: Oversee Silent Auction for an annual fundraising event, including donor research, solicitation, tracking, creation of auction displays, bid sheets, auction catalog, etc.

Secondary: Assist with the following:

  • Event design and production

  • Secure guests, track attendees, and process payments

  • Program development

  • Coordination the day of the fundraising event

  • Follow-up after the event

  • Event website and online marketing and processes

Requirements:

  • College degree or active enrollment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-starter with strong interest in the fundraising arena

  • Ability to work independently and in a team

  • Attention to detail is a must

  • Intermediate/advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel and internet research

  • Functional knowledge in creating websites and graphics programs a plus

  • 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 REFERENCES with subject header “SPECIAL EVENTS INTERN” to: hr@apcf.org

Submissions without all three components will not be reviewed.


Education Program Intern (PAID)

APCF is looking for a highly motivated Education Program Intern who is passionate about the Asian & Pacific Islander community.

Position: Education 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 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

  • Assist in development and creation of scholarship application when necessary

  • Field questions about the program and assist 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 REFERENCES with subject header “EDUCATION PROGRAM INTERN” to: hr@apcf.org

Submissions without all three components will not be reviewed.