Reports to: Alyssa Boyle, Program Grants Manager
Position Status: Unpaid
Position Timeline: Fall 2023 - 10 hrs/ week
Location: Remote


The Parkinson's Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience, and passion of our global Parkinson's community.

The Community Grants intern will support the Community Grants team and will work remotely with staff and volunteers to help build materials for the upcoming Community Grants application cycle and assist with the maintenance of records for the Foundation's programmatic grants. The intern will help ensure that the Foundation is continually identifying, listening, and responding to the needs of the Parkinson's community as collaborators and partners.


  • Build outreach materials for the next Community Grants application cycle.
  • Work to build surveys for former applicants and grantees.
  • Assist in building the volunteer committee and related materials for the 2024 Community Grant application. 
  • Organize the files of prior grant recipients.
  • Build a familiarity with the Foundation grantmaking site, ProposalCentral.
  • Perform other internship-related duties as assigned. 

Experience/Skills Required

  • Current college undergraduate student or graduate student.
  • Self-motivated, positive, and able to communicate well with diverse populations and age groups.
  • Highly collaborative; ability to work independently and as a part of a larger geographically dispersed team. 
  • Organized, detail-oriented, timeline driven, and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Interested in the non-profit sector, specifically geriatric health. 
  • Access to computer, phone, and internet.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word preferred.
  • Prior work or intern experience a plus. 

How to Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate the job title in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls please.

The Parkinson’s Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our culture and in our work on behalf of people with Parkinson's disease.

All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, subject to any legally required accommodations.

Applicants must have required documents to work in the US. Please visit this webpage for more information.

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