Intern With Adelante

Development Assistant

Adelante is seeking a Development Assistant to support the International Development Coordinator with fundraising and outreach duties to expand its microfinance and education programs in our headquarters located in La Ceiba, Honduras. The job will require a candidate who speaks Spanish, is able to adapt to living in Honduras, be a team player, and be able to work in a fast-paced international non-profit environment. The candidate should be a self-starter ready to make innovative contributions to the organization's development. The Development Assistant will report directly to the International Development Coordinator based in La Ceiba. Additional guidance and support will be provided from the Director of Development based in Denver, CO.

Responsibilities
-Grant research and support in the grant solicitation process
-Manage social media accounts and expand Adelante's social media presence
-Provide general content support for marketing materials, website, and blog
-Offer support as needed for other initiatives including campaigns, immersion trips, donor outreach and fundraising events

Required Qualifications
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Grant research or other proven research experience
-Fluent English and advanced conversational Spanish
-Ability to work independently while managing a variety of tasks
-Familiarity with social mediaDemonstrated interest in microfinance
-Ability to travel independently within Honduras
-BA or extensive coursework in Marketing, International Development, Communications or other related field

Benefits
-Opportunity to further develop fundraising/marketing skills
-Work experience within an international non-profit dedicated to empowering rural Honduran women
-Support in finding local housing

Commitment and Compensation
Adelante is seeking a candidate willing to work full-time for a minimum of six months beginning in January 2014 with flexible start date. Preference will be given to those candidates able to commit to a longer period of time. A locally competitive salary of $500/month will be provided and any work expenses will be covered. Out of country relocation costs will not be covered.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to International Development Coordinator Gina Cappuccitti at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Volunteer With Adelante

Adelante is always looking for highly motivated individuals to volunteer, but we currently do not have pre-arranged volunteer placements.  We welcome volunteers who can initiate a project or offer a service that could contribute to the success of Adelante either in the United States or in Honduras.  We also welcome students or professionals undertaking research about microfinance.

If you have an idea of how you would like to volunteer with Adelante, contact Gina Cappuccitti, International Development Coordinator at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or Ana Hernández, Management Assistant, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For calls originating in the US please call (224) 223-7696 or (504) 2442-0705 for calls originating in Honduras. 

Please be aware that we are unable to guarantee compensation at this time for volunteers.

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