Jobs + Internships
Pride Foundation has been recognized as one of the best places to work in the Northwest. Pride Foundation staff work throughout the Northwest with our main office based in Seattle.
Help the community and get valuable skills! Pride Foundation’s interns get the chance to do high level work that helps with our mission of LGBTQ equality. Although we aren’t able to pay our interns we do our best to reward them with real world skills and connections in the community. This is an ideal experience for someone interested in a career in the nonprofit sector, particularly in philanthropy, and in applying his/her education and skills in a real-world environment. Learning opportunities include:
- Exposure to processes and practices used in community foundations from engagement with a community grant cycle, a scholarship cycle, to analyzing data, to handling research.
- Exposure to how LGBTQ philanthropy fits into philanthropy as a whole and understanding the expectations of donors, volunteers, scholars and grantees, and the communities we serve.
- Gain experience in use of the grants and scholarship application software, donor and volunteer database software, and other web based tools such as developing and facilitating webinars.
- Learn to work as part of a collaborative regional team.
- Receive experiences in grant reviewing, conducting grantee site visits, interviewing potential scholars, survey development, and engaging with volunteers and donors.
- Receive supervision, coaching, mentoring, and training opportunities.
Current Internship Opportunities
Grants Program – located in Seattle
- Researching best practices in granting programs, developing landscape and areas of impact studies, assisting with evaluation of the grants program overall.
- Supporting the community grants cycle including reading and evaluating grant applications, conducting site visits, and following up with grantees.
Community Giving Program - located in Seattle
- Assisting with event planning activities for a variety of events ranging from house parties to large gatherings.
- Developing timelines, surveys, tracking spreadsheets and other tools to increase project management efficiency.
Scholarship Program - located in Seattle
- Supporting the scholarship cycle and assisting with presenting scholarship workshops.
- Assisting with growing our Scholarship Alumni Network including outreach, surveying, and engaging with past Pride Foundation Scholars.
How to Apply
Send your resume and which internship opportunity you are interested in to Gunner Scott, Director of Programs via email or call 800-735-7287 for general questions about our internships.