Spring 2018 West Fund Internship
Thank you for your interest in public service and policy advocacy. The Spring 2018 Internship Program will serve as a unique opportunity to gain experience at a new and growing local nonprofit. The position requires the ability to perform and manage a number of diverse activities, including: conducting research, holding meetings with elected officials, and building relationships with community partners. Good judgment, independent thinking, a high degree of resourcefulness, and professionalism are critical to the successful management of an intern’s responsibilities. Please note, candidates must be available a minimum of 10 hours per week. Applicants must be a resident of El Paso or surrounding area to meet regularly with board members.

Intern Responsibilities include:

• Assist with fundraising needs via social media and phone banking when necessary.
• Complete at least two intake shifts a month.
• Help organize events; at least one a month.
• Assist with coalition building, and maintaining relationships with progressive organizations.
• Help gain support for a policy agenda with local stakeholders, partners and community members.
• Attend West Fund events, and act as representative at community functions.
• Coordinate with West Fund Board members to identify needs, progress, and creative ways to best support the community.

To be eligible for review, please submit this online application with the following supplemental documents:

1. Copy of your resume with two references including their contact information
2. Letter of Interest

Salary: This is a part-time (10 hours per week) paid stipend internship.

Please send supplemental documents to Samantha Romero at Sam@westfund.org. She may also be reached at 915-202-6077.


We recruit qualified candidates without regard to age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, race or color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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