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Deadline: Rolling. Clara Vista is currently seeking a Grants Coordinator Intern to support Clara Vista’s fundraising initiatives. The goal of the grants coordinator internship is to pursue new funding opportunities by researching and applying through non-profit organizations, foundations, governmental agencies and corporations. Fundraising is essential for our organization’s success, and as the Grants Coordinator you’ll use your creativity and gumption to help us create a solid foundation of diversified and dependable funding by finding and applying for grants and other opportunities. Click here for more information.

Skills you’ll learn:

  • Gain professional grant writing and fundraising experience.
  • Improve written and oral communication skills.
  • Strengthen your understanding of “what works” when it comes to fundraising and grant writing.
  • Learn how to develop and support a fundraising strategy.
  • Build your professional network.

Hours + Compensation

  • The internship requires a commitment of 8-10 hours per week for 3 months, contingent on consistent and
    satisfactory performance. Your hours are flexible and we are more than willing to work with you to
    develop a schedule that fits your lifestyle and commitments.
  • The internship can take place for any three-month period from early September 2018 through May 2019,
    with the possibility of extension if you’re a great fit for our team. Please mention your preferred start date
    and end date in your cover letter.
  • This is a volunteer position, but holds amazing opportunities to gain hands-on non-profit experience,
    contribute to an exciting start-up, grow professionally and personally, and make an impact in the rural
    village of Venado, Costa Rica.


  • Have experience with fundraising and organizational development
  • Have grant research experience
  • Have strong writing and analytical skills
  • Be a motivated self-starter with a positive attitude.
  • Be a multi-tasker and a team-player.
  • Be comfortable working in an environment that can be fast-paced and high-pressure
  • Be interested in nonprofit work and international development

How to Apply

  • If interested, please submit your resume with a cover letter describing how you can help Clara Vista
    secure grant funding to achieve our goal of inspiring community-driven sustainable development to
  • This is a rolling application position and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon
    as possible!