About the Position: Children’s Funding Project is seeking a detail-oriented and self-starting individual
to join our Native Children and Youth Funding (NCYF) project team for a 3-6 month internship starting in
January or February 2024. In this role, you will help Children’s Funding Project deliver on its mission by
tracking, analyzing, organizing, and disseminating actionable information about public funding for Tribal
Nations and Native communities. You will also provide administrative and other support to the project
team, including notetaking, scheduling, and knowledge management tasks.
The NCYF Project intern will have the opportunity to:
● Monitor, track, and gain a comprehensive understanding of federal funding for Tribal Nations
and Native communities
● Help carry out applied research projects, including literature reviews, data collection, and
equity and other analyses
● Support senior staff during calls, meetings, and other interactions with Tribal leaders,
philanthropic funders, and research partners, ensuring that key conversations are tracked and
● Help schedule, organize, and participate in strategic public financing webinars, trainings and
other events
● Draft briefs, fact sheets, tools, and other materials for tribal leaders, advocates, funders, and
other audiences
● Contribute to other projects as assigned
● Knowledge of Native culture and/or lived experience with Tribal organizations, Tribal service
systems, or Tribal government structures
● Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite (e.g., using Gmail, Google Docs,
Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint)
● Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail (e.g., experience editing documents,
organizing personal paperwork)
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills (e.g., experience facilitating meetings,
explaining procedures, writing essays, preparing and delivering PowerPoint presentations)
● Team-oriented attitude with an ability to work both collaboratively and independently in a
remote environment (e.g., experience completing group projects at school, co-developing
and editing documents or presentations online, taking online courses)
● Exposure to / experience with Native American or indigenous studies coursework and
social science research methods is preferred
Experience with or desire to learn:
• Power BI and other data analysis tools
• Child and youth financing policies and strategies
• Public budget and related policy research
Time Commitment, Compensation, and Location:
● 15-30 hours per week for up to 6 months. Starting and ending dates and weekly work schedules
can be flexed to accommodate time zone differences, as well as classwork and other
● Compensation is $20 per hour
● This is a fully remote internship. Work may be performed anywhere within the United States.

To apply:
Email a cover letter and resume to resume@childrensfundingproject.org by December 8, 2023. A cover
letter is required for consideration and should address how your professional, educational, and lived
experience directly relate to the internship. Candidates invited for a virtual interview may be asked to
provide a writing sample and/or complete a short skills assessment.

Children’s Funding Project commits to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that
reflects the breadth of communities and clients we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer
dedicated to hiring socially conscious individuals with diverse experiences and knowledge that deepen
our organization’s impact. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. People of color, members of Tribal
Nations and Native communities, LGBTQ-identified people, gender-nonconforming people, people with
disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English are strongly encouraged
to apply.

About Childrens Funding Project

Children’s Funding Project (CFP) is a nonprofit social impact organization that helps communities,
states, and Native Nations expand equitable opportunities for children and youth through strategic public
financing. Through our hands-on technical assistance and collection of resources, we help advocates,
policymakers, public agencies, Tribal Nations, and funders identify and align existing funding, generate
new revenue, and implement strategies to administer funds in ways that maximize their impact. This
growing organization is dynamic and seeks to meet the needs of the child and youth field and provide a
healthy work environment. Read more about us at: https://www.childrensfundingproject.org/.