Spring Associate


Position Description

The selected individual can expect to network and work on innovative initiatives that benefit young professionals and students wishing to engage in public service within the Washington, DC Metro area and beyond. The Project Assistant will report to the Managing Director.

This is a great opportunity for an individual to learn the inner workings of a nonprofit and be part of a diverse group of young professionals committed to DC’s Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) community. We strongly believe in professional development and will support as many opportunities as possible.

Hours are flexible.  This is a contract temporary position, therefore, no benefits other than a travel stipend will be offered.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in event planning, producing web content, and working with and managing volunteers.
  • Demonstrated experience creating online and printed materials using Adobe Creative Suite or other graphic design software.
  • Experience with WordPress, Salesforce, Google Docs, and managing social media is preferred. Possibility for future full-time employment may be possible.

Key Responsibilities


  • Work with managing Director to create organizational documents for the 2019 Gala
  • Contact potential donors for auction and table sales
  • Track and record auction items in One Cause
  • Send acknowledgement letters to donors
  • Enter data into Salesforce from contact sheets submitted by board and staff
  • Research potential partners for CAPAL
  • Other duties as assigned related to development activities


  • Maintain social media platforms daily, including Facebook, Twitter, and the CAPAL Website.
  • Provide logistical support to the Programs Manager for events maintaining alumni engagement
  • Present monthly project reports to CAPAL’s Board of Directors
  • Support the execution of operational duties including but not limited to: Updating the Salesforce database and website, saving and organizing documents on Google Drive and ordering office supplies

To Apply

Please contact Donna Bebber at with a resume and cover letter indicating why you would be the best fit for this position. Application is open until the position is filled.




The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL), a national non-profit organization consisting of a 20-member Board of Directors, Advisory Council, and two full-time staff, announces a Fall Project Assistant position. CAPAL seeks to empower Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) youth by increasing access to public service opportunities and building a strong AANHPI public service pipeline. CAPAL envisions a future with equitable AANHPI representation throughout all levels of government and public service.