Great Internship Opportunities Available With the Cascade AIDS Proejct

The Cascade AIDS Project aims “to prevent HIV infections, support and empower people affected and infected by HIV/AIDS, and eliminate HIV/AIDS-related stigma.” They are currently seeking four interns for the coming year. Internships are the key to getting your foot in the door of the non-profit world so if you are interested in health, public policy, or non-profit work, consider applying for one of these internships.

Please refer to the following information from for internship descriptions and contact information.

Internship Program

Thank you for your interest in Cascade AIDS Project’s internship program. We are excited to offer intern opportunities that match your skills and educational goals with CAP’s program needs. Although we’re unable to create internships specifically for your schooling or work requirements, we feel the jobs offered allow interns to grow and achieve in their field of study and work. You need not be a student to apply, just motivated and able to fulfill the goals of the intern positions. Information for available internships is below. We look forward to hearing from you.


The following internships are currently open:


Community Events Intern

  • Work with CAP Staff Kelsey Anglin
  • Assist with community or “3rd Party” fundraising events
  • Work with community partners to:
    • Develop event ideas and marketing strategy
    • Ensure event is managed in a way that is consistent with CAP brand
    • Re-cap event and lessons learned
    • Help partners through the application process
  • Attend events as CAP liaison
  • 15-20 hours per week; 6-12 month commitment.


Development Events Intern

  • Work with CAP Staff Kelsey Anglin
  • Assist with CAP fundraising events, including AIDS Walk Portland & Annual Art Auction
  • Serve as CAP liaison during events
  • Data entry and reports in SalesForce and Greater Giving databases
  • Communicate with vendors, artists and donors
  • Help participants register for events
  • Assist with logistical details in planning and act as point person during the event
  • 15-20 hours per week; 6-12 month commitment.


AIDS Walk Challenge Intern

  • Work with CAP Staff Kelsey Anglin
  • Coordinate high school & college/university challenge programs for AIDS Walk Portland 2012.
  • Outreach to area schools
  • Work with Team Captains & procure prizes to increase fundraising success
  • Develop tool kit for Team Captains
  • 15-20 hours per week.
  • 9/1/11-9/30/12 (13 month commitment).
  • Must be available weekends of AIDS Walk Portland: Oct 1 & 2, 2011 and Sept 22 & 23, 2012.


Positive Force Coordinator

  • Work with CAP Staff Shyle Ruder
  • Organize monthly events — both social and community service events
  • Develop PR materials, promote events, recruit participants, manage contact list
  • Attend monthly “All Staff” and Positive Directions meetings
  • HIV positive individual/fully disclosed
  • Experience with event planning, detail oriented, strong written/oral skills, self-directed
  • September 2011 – July 2012, 10-12 hrs. week, 9 mos.


CAP has relationships established for internships with the following schools:


For more information about CAP’s Intern program please contact:
Judith Rizzio, Manager Volunteer Resources

Posted by Kelsey Domann-Scholz, Program Coordinator in the Center for Career and Community engagement at Lewis & Clark College

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