Careers and Internships

Pablove Shutterbugs Program Manager

A program of The Pablove Foundation, Pablove Shutterbugs teaches children to develop their creative voice through the art of photography.

The Pablove Shutterbugs Program Manager reports to the Vice President of Programs. This position’s primary responsibility is ensuring our program’s effectiveness by planning, organizing, developing, and managing program activities.

All employees at The Pablove Foundation undertake other duties as needed and all positions require flexible work hours, including evening and weekends.  This position is required to travel.


Oversee a portfolio of Pablove Shutterbugs programs in Los Angeles and in cities across the United States. This includes the following responsibilities:

    • Interface and communicate with hospital partners, regional arts communities and other care facilities that serve children living with cancer to garner interest and participation in Pablove Shutterbugs
    • Track, screen, select, and place program participants
    • Recruit, interview, hire, and train Local Teaching Artists and volunteers
    • Communicate with the Local Teaching Artist throughout the program to ensure successful programming at each site
    • Work with families to ensure that they are properly informed about program activities
    • Collect and process program evaluation data received from Pablove Shutterbugs stakeholders
    • Track and manage finances related to individual programs
    • Facilitate volunteer appreciation and retention programming for each program

Manage the development and execution of new programming for Pablove Shutterbugs alumni:

  • In conjunction with the Vice President and Pablove Shutterbugs team, develop concepts, curriculum, budget, and manage logistics for current and lapsed Shutterbugs students
  • Develop community relationships and secure resources for programs
  • Work with marketing and communications team to bring awareness and engagement surrounding alumni initiatives
  • Develop proper infrastructure for programming using existing Pablove Shutterbugs protocols and developing new ones as necessary
  • Work with development team in producing language and providing data for fundraising initiatives specifically around new alumni programming

In conjunction with the Vice President of Programs, work on Pablove Shutterbugs strategy and operations in the following areas:

    • Collaborate on internal and external awareness strategies and fundraising objectives
    • Work with development team to produce program events as needed (e.g. Gallery Shows)
    • Collaborate with development team in fundraising for Pablove Shutterbugs
    • Assist in creating improvements, updates and streamlining current systems
    • Assist in building solid infrastructure by creating and preparing operational materials, and devising strategies for best use of databases, workflow, and organization for Pablove Shutterbugs
    • Work across departments to ensure a solid outreach and online presence in the communities we serve
    • Assist with devising strategies for operations, curriculum, and evaluation for all sites

Manage additional program administration and educational initiatives:

  • Delegate work to and conduct additional training for Pablove employees and stakeholders regarding Pablove Shutterbugs structure, logistics, processes, and procedures
  • Recruit, select, train, and manage program department interns at Los Angeles headquarters
  • Represent The Pablove Foundation in a variety of professional settings including, but not limited to: hospital visits, outreach events, and conferences

The Pablove Shutterbugs Program Manager must be passionate about photography and serving children living with cancer; open, enthusiastic, flexible, outgoing, and professional.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years experience working in experiential arts and education settings
  • Familiarity with photography or visual arts
  • BA in fine arts or photography desired, but not required
  • Experience managing projects and teams
  • Spanish language a plus
  • MAC proficiency
  • Must be organized and be experienced working in fast paced environments and under deadlines

The Annual Giving Manager – East Coast

The Annual Giving Manager – East Coast will work closely with all members of the Development team and report to the Vice President of Development. The Annual Giving Manager will be responsible for managing the Pablove Foundation’s East Coast fundraising activities, including Individual, Corporate, and Foundation support. The Annual Giving Manager will work remotely and reside in the New York City/New Jersey or Boston area, and will travel throughout the East Coast as needed, as well as to Los Angeles. The Annual Giving Manager will build Pablove’s presence on the East Coast, and advance Pablove’s mission to an expanding audience.


  • Develop and manage all East Coast fundraising activities for The Pablove Foundation (currently New York City/New Jersey and Boston, with expansion to other cities in the future).
  • Create meaningful relationships with existing Pablove donors and constituents, providing opportunities for continual engagement and support.
  • Develop, manage and maintain an appropriate new donor prospect portfolio, ensuring that individuals are moving through the cultivation process in a timely and meaningful manner.
  • Identify new prospects for our Major Donor program, The Lionhearted.
  • Oversee and grow the New York/New Jersey and Boston Advisory Councils, comprised of local volunteers who work to increase awareness and raise funds for The Pablove Foundation. This will include setting annual strategic communications and fundraising goals, and developing a plan to meet and exceed those goals in concert with other Pablove staff.
  • In conjunction with the Shutterbugs team, oversee all logistics for the annual New York and Boston Shutterbugs Gallery Shows (and other East Coast cities pending expansion).  This includes venue, invitations, food and beverage, volunteer recruitment, liaising with Shutterbugs students and their families, and day-of-event logistics, among other tasks as they arise.
  • Identify potential corporate and foundation partners, working closely with other Pablove staff to develop and execute thorough cultivation and stewardship plans.
  • Work as a team member to implement and achieve the strategic fundraising goals for The Pablove Foundation.
  • Undertake other duties as needed; this position will require flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends. Travel will be required.


  • At least 3 years experience, preferably in nonprofit fundraising
  • Knowledge of best practices in fundraising.
  • Experience overseeing an Annual Fund and working closely with Individual donors.
  • Understanding of donor prospecting, cultivation, and stewardship best practices.


You’re a self starter.

As the East Coast Manager for The Pablove Foundation, you’ll be working outside of Pablove HQ, and you’ll use your strong sense of self direction to work independently. You know when to make tough decisions, and exercise judgement. You know how to turn on a dime when priorities change and you can multi task with the best of them.

You know the eastern seaboard.

You have killer connections within the New York, New Jersey, and/or Boston communities, and have no problem darting between the two. You’re excited to grow Pablove’s brand, constituents, and over-all presence on the East Coast.

You know the nuts and bolts.

You’re organized and on top of the details; you’re able to construct and follow budgets, communicate and use a variety of cloud, database, and Microsoft applications.

You just get it! 

You’ve got the enthusiasm, dedication, and sense of humor to contribute to and be part of an awesome team.

LOCATION: The Annual Fund Manager will work remotely and reside in the New York City/New Jersey or Boston area, and will be expected to travel throughout the East Coast as needed, as well as to Los Angeles.

BENEFITS: Pablove provides an employer contribution to PPO health, dental, and vision coverage, access to medical flex spending and 401k accounts, unlimited vacation policy and paid holidays.

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and salary history to No shortcuts, if all three aren’t in your email, your application will not be considered.

Internship Program

Pablove Marketing + Communications Intern

We’re a small team doing BIG things, and we’re looking for interns who match our creative spirit to help get the word out about fighting childhood cancer with love. Communications and multimedia interns get hands-on experience in our long- and short-term communications tactics and strategy. Interns acquire new, in-demand skills and written, design or video collateral for their portfolio.

Duties Include:

            • Writing, editing and proofreading newsletters, promotional materials and fundraising.
            • Assisting with social media efforts, including but not limited to Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr and the Pablove blog.
            • Tracking and measuring new and traditional media metrics.
            • Web design and programming.
            • Graphic design for web and print-based materials.
            • Transcribing and cataloging video footage and photography.
            • Editing video pieces and graphics for YouTube and Vimeo.

We’re looking for someone who has:

            • A genuine interest in a career in communications, social media, web design, graphic design, film and editing, or all of the above!
            • Has some experience with software in their area of interest: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Final Cut Pro, iMovie, HTML. Mac proficiency a must.
            • Keeps a healthy media diet, especially when it comes to the latest releases of social media platforms.
            • Has strong writing and editing skills.
            • Spanish-language skills a plus!

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to

Pablove Development Intern

Are you interested in learning valuable development and event management skills and fighting childhood cancer with love? Then we want to meet you!

Projects include:

            • Assisting with and attending fundraising events.
            • Researching and requesting corporate and in-kind donations.
            • Data entry and maintenance in Pablove database.
            • Administrative tasks related to Development (e.g. mailings).
            • Research project and presentation on topic of your own choosing related to Pablove’s mission and programming.

We are looking for someone who is detail oriented, has exceptional organizational skills, and takes initiative on assigned projects. This internship will give you insight into how a growing non-profit approaches their development strategy. Enthusiasm and passion for the cause are a must. You must live in or be willing to relocate to Los Angeles.

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to

Pablove Events Intern

The Pablove Foundation has a busy and diverse calendar of annual fundraisers, including family events, gallery shows, sporting events, etc. Our Events Intern will play a crucial role in event production, build invaluable fundraising skills, and gain insight into the development strategy of a small non-profit doing big things in the fight against childhood cancer with love.

Duties include:

            • Assisting in planning and executing fundraising events.
            • Requesting in-kind donations.
            • Data entry in the Pablove database.
            • Administrative tasks including mailing, filing, etc.
            • Researching potential community and corporate partnerships.

We are looking for someone who has:

            • Experience using Mac computers, Google Drive, and Microsoft Office Suite.
            • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and initiative.
            • Strong communication skills: must be comfortable making cold calls and soliciting donations.
            • The ability to conduct thorough research.
            • Enthusiasm and passion for the Pablove cause: fighting childhood cancer with love!
            • Interest in a career in event planning, production, and/or non-profit development.

Internships are 2-3 days per week (approximately 12-15 hrs) at our Hollywood office and last for the duration of at least a quarter or semester (3-4 months). Course credit is available upon request.

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to Events Manager Lara Nassar at

Pablove Operations Intern

Want to see what it’s really like in the nonprofit world? Our Operations interns play an integral role in making Pablove’s day-to-day operations run as smooth as butter. This is the perfect opportunity for students and young professionals who are curious about a career with impact, but who want an all-encompassing experience before committing to a specific department in the nonprofit world. Your internship will give you direct access to meetings, projects and opportunities that are only available at a small organization like Pablove.

Duties Include:

            • Perform key volunteer roles at outreach and fundraising events by heading up volunteer teams and groups, representing the organization, and assisting staff.
            • Learning aspects of nonprofit administration such as database entry, event management, and facilities and operations – a crucial skill for anyone looking for a career in nonprofits.
            • Assist in key elements of nonprofit merchandising – including product development and research, sale strategies and third party collaborations.
            • Pulling, organizing and fulfilling merchandise orders and event materials at the direction of the Operations Coordinator.
            • Researching new ideas, keeping the office organized, and performing administrative tasks like welcoming our guests, filing, and being the voice on the phone behind the words, “Hello, Pablove Foundation. How can we help you?”

We’re looking for someone who has:

            • A genuine interest in working for a nonprofit organization that is heavily involved with both health issues and the arts.
            • Strong writing skills, a professional phone manner, and the ability to complete thorough and competent research.
            • Initiative and creativity. Interns will be encouraged to generate new ideas and follow through on those opportunities during their assignment.
            • Mac proficiency is important; familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Docs a must.
            • Spanish-language skills a plus!

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to

Pablove Shutterbugs Program Intern

Looking to gain hands-on experience with a fun, fast-paced nonprofit? Do you have a passion for youth programs and community outreach? Love photography? A program of The Pablove Foundation, Pablove Shutterbugs teaches children living with cancer to develop their creative voice through the art of photography. We are seeking dedicated, creative applicants to support our growing photography program.

If you are interested in participating in an environment where you will learn the day-to- day workings of a non-profit organization with an emphasis in arts education, then this is the internship for you!

What you will learn:

            • How arts education professionals administer their programs.
            • Logistics in planning and program execution including preparing materials for group photography classes with Pablove Shutterbugs students.
            • How to create, market and maintain documents in our community outreach activities.
            • Help plan and participate in a variety of program events and outreach campaigns.

We’re looking for an intern who can:

            • Use Mac computers and work with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.
            • Conduct research for prospective partnerships with community organizations, higher education institutions, photographers, photography collectors, and galleries.
            • Roll up their sleeves and assist with support tasks such as filing and mailing, maintaining program inventory, application processing, and general correspondence.

We pablove candidates who might:

            • Have working knowledge of or enjoy photography.
            • Speak Spanish.

Internships are 2-3 days per week (approximately 12-15 hrs) at our Hollywood office and last for the duration of a quarter or semester (3-4 months).

Course credit is available upon request.

Pablove Shutterbugs interns are paramount to the program’s success. We balance administrative duties with learning opportunities in a fast-paced, structured and supportive working environment.

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to

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