Children's Bureau Special Events Intern

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Children’s Bureau of Southern California (, a 112-year-old nonprofit leader in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect, is looking for an events intern for its Development Department. The Development Department is the fundraising backbone for the organization and is responsible for fundraising private dollars. We have 6 major fundraising events that happen year-round:

1. The League for Children Gala
2. Celebrity Chefs & Wine Tasting
3. The Angelic Auxiliary's Carnival at the Pier
4. Vice Chairmen's Golf Tournament
5. President's Invitational Golf Tournament
6. Orange County Clambake

This is primarily an in-office internship. You will need to be able to come into the office near USC.

If interested, please contact Children's Bureau's Special Events Manager, Kelli Wirth at


This position will help with special events. Specifically:

1. Assist with overall production of events as instructed by the Special Events Managers.
2. Assist with event logistics i.e. printing, silent auction, raffle, mailings, etc.
3. Assist with committee meeting materials and follow up
4. Assist in the stewardship of all donors
5. Maintains event records including files, in-kind donations, etc.
6. Assist with website projects
7. Outreach to media sources, update media list, prepare media kits, assist photographer, post event updates on social networking sites
8. Performs other related duties as assigned


Position Requirements:
 Word processing and database management skills
 Oral and written communication skills
 Strong organizational skills and professional demeanor
 Detail-oriented
 Positive attitude and thrives in a team environment
 Knowledge of social networking sites
 Must be able to attend special events as assigned
 A car is desirable

10 – 20 hours per week (ideally, but less hours is okay). This position reports to the Special Events Manager.


Required - Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Communication Skills, Creative, Fun, Outgoing, Social, Adaptable
Preferred - Fundraising, Design, Event Planning and Management

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