NGO Outreach Assistant Intern and Returnship

UniversalGiving®  is an award-winning nonprofit allowing people to donate and volunteer with top-performing, vetted organizations all over the world. 100% goes directly to the cause. All partner organizations are vetted with our proprietary Quality Model™.  To date, we have matched more than $31 million dollars’ worth of volunteer hours. UniversalGiving® Corporate helps manage global Corporate Social Responsibility for companies, including the strategy, operations, NGO Vetting and Disbursements. Our goal is to help companies scale their Philanthropy and Volunteer programs, both locally and all over the world. We customize our services for clients, emphasizing high levels of innovation and client service. Key clients include Cisco, Gap, BHP, and RSF Social Finance. UniversalGiving has been featured on the homepage of Bloomberg, Oprah.com, CBS, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. Our CEO is a winner of the Jefferson Award (the Nobel Prize in Community Service) and you can view the footage on CBS.


The NGO Outreach Assistant will focus primarily on serving UniversalGiving’s NGO partnerships. This is an exciting opportunity to outreach to NGOs and to help them register on UniversalGiving’s website. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to customer service and dedication to cultivating and maintaining relationships with NGOs. You must have strong attention to detail and high skills in administration: You must log NGO records in Salesforce and Google Drive.  



・Research local NGOs in crisis countries and add them to trackers

・Outreach to and register global NGO partners

・Update Salesforce with key NGO partnerships 

・Monitor and maintain a general NGO email client service account



・Bachelor's degree - preferred, but not required

・Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

・Strong work ethic

・Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

・Competence with Microsoft Office and a willingness to learn new technology 

・Commitment to using and updating Salesforce, our relationship database



・Gain experience at a unique social enterprise that has a global impact

・Gain exposure to the nonprofit industry 

・Increase your understanding of global issues

・Network with other for-profit and nonprofit professionals in our WeWork co-working space

・With proven experience and positive attitude, UniversalGiving is likely to facilitate J-1, CPT, OPT visas


Duration: Minimum 15-20 hours per week for a minimum of 3 to 4 months. Ideal candidates are available to work out of our San Francisco office 3-4 days/week (Monday through Friday).


UniversalGiving® is committed to understanding and representing the diverse populations it serves worldwide. Members of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, nationalities, physical abilities or disabilities, religions or beliefs, and cultures are welcome as employees and volunteers in our organization. We believe that a diverse team will best serve our diverse populations.


To Apply:

Email your resume, cover letter, two writing samples (two pages max), and three professional references with contact information (phone and email) to volunteers@universalgiving.org with "NGO Outreach Assistant" in the subject line. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please


Follow us on social media:


UniversalGiving’s website

Like us on Facebook

・Follow Us on Twitter: @UniversalGiving and @PamelaHawley

・Follow Us on Pinterest: @UniversalGiving

・CEO Pamela Hawley’s Blog: Living and Giving


Join our email list today!

©2012 UniversalGiving. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy. Terms & Conditions
UniversalGiving is a 501(c)3 Public Charity