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As a Development Intern, you will be supporting the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation in its fundraising campaigns and related activities so that our programs can materialize and be shared with the world.


  • Helping Secure financial support from Individuals, Foundations, and Corporations
  • Developing and maintaining ongoing relationships with donors
  • Developing new and imaginative fundraising activities
  • Organizing events, raising awareness of Desmond Tutu and its work on local and national levels
  • Organizing talks with groups
  • Seeking opportunities with media
  • Making risk analyses and balancing time-cost ratios to focus effort on the most appropriate fundraising activities with the highest chance of success


  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills
  • Great communicator and strategist
  • Someone with previous experience fundraising in any sector is a plus!


  • 5-15 hours per week
  • The Development intern position is an unpaid position.
  • This position is only available to candidates in San Francisco Bay Area.

This internship offers the opportunity to gain valuable non-profit experience and be a part of a small rapidly growing organization that is fun, meaningful, inspiring, fast paced and making the world a better place

Please submit a resume and cover letter to brian@tutufoundationusa.org. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis.