The mission of Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural is to transform community in the Northeast San Fernando Valley and beyond through ancestral knowledge, the arts, literacy and creative engagement. Tia Chucha's was created as a space to embrace the equally important artistic development of our lives as human beings.

13197-A Gladstone Ave. Sylmar, CA 91342




The Grants & Fundraising Intern will gain knowledge and first-hand experience regarding how a nonprofit arts organization functions to bring resources to an underserved community. The intern’s primary responsibilities will relate to organizing a successful virtual silent auction for Tia Chucha’s annual fundraiser and/or end of year campaign, an aspect of our strategic plan for building organizational infrastructure support and the center’s arts-based community programming. Supervised by the Executive Director, the intern will provide administrative and project assistance to development staff. This position will work remotely part time and have flexible hours, working from August to November.


The preferred applicant will have strong research, writing, communication, organizational and project management skills. Be able to work with a team as well as independently and focus on a great deal of activity. Be proactive, enthusiastic, resourceful, detail-oriented and mission-driven. Have proficient computer and internet skills, particularly with Microsoft Word and Excel, Google tools, and various forms of Social Media including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and web design experience is a plus. Be available for occasional evening and weekend hours, as needed. Must have access to their own working vehicle, valid driver’s license and auto insurance. Must be able to represent themselves and Tia Chucha’s with confidence, and maintain the utmost discretion working with confidential material.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit the following two items: a resume as well as a cover letter describing why you would be a good fit for this position to Michael Centeno at, and also CC Melissa Sanvicente at Include subject line, “Grants & Fundraising Intern Candidate.” All submitted materials must be in PDF format. For more information about this position, please call 818-939-3433 or email the above address.