Volunteer opportunity description

Our Department of Communications and Development is looking for self-starting Development Interns who are strong thinkers, writers, and listeners with excellent people skills. Chosen interns will form a team that possesses a combination of the skills outlined below.

The Center for the Integration & Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) is a social services organization that works to integrate new immigrants from South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America into the socio-economic and civic life of American society while maintaining pride in their cultural heritage.

Everyday Duties:

  • Manage donor relations by ensuring donors, local partners, and elected officials receive regular, personalized communications
  • Seek out opportunities to collaborate with local partners and elected officials; maintain a database of their interests in causes; assist in lobbying activities
  • Engage in activism online and offline with other immigration organizations and coalition partners
  • Assist in planning events for allies and donors


  • Help research process and draft applications for discretionary funding
  • Research and reach out to local partners to collaborate on Giving Tuesday and End-of-the-Year Fundraiser

Hours: 12-20 hours per week

For more information, please visit CIANA’s website at www.cianainc.org or check out our social media at @cianainc. To apply, please send a bio or resume to recruitment@cianainc.org.


  • Studying Communications, Marketing, Design, Journalism, English, Writing, Social Justice, International Relations, Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, or related fields.
  • Proficiency in Arabic, Bangla, Spanish, or other languages is a plus
  • Experience in one or more of the following:
    • Maintaining correspondence between CIANA and its donors, business partners, and elected officials
    • Researching skills to research donors, business partners, and elected officials
    • Relationship management with donors, business partners, and elected officials
    • Event planning and group organizing

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Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans

Joe DeMaria
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