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Where your education becomes real.

What can I expect?

  • An educational, formative work experience

  • Ongoing mentorship & support from on-site staff

  • Completing real projects; interns aren't doing busy work!

  •  10 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months

  • Not to be paid... however, we like to hire interns after their internships!

What sort of internships are there?

Shelter Support 

Participate in the daily tasks of running 24/7 Emergency Shelter and get to know families! Provide practical resource referral, emotional support and conflict resolution. Perfect for those seeking a career in the helping field or who are interested in this population. 

Internship Description
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Accounting Assistant

Partner with Director of Finance to prepare basic budgeting, reconcile accounts and help with data entry. Lead a budgeting workshop for homeless families! Perfect for those seeking a career in business and/or finance.

Internship Description
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IT Intern

Sustain the tools needed to end family homelessness. Run data reports, solve technology problems and more! Perfect for those seeking a career in IT, data science or engineering.

Internship Description
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Marketing Intern

Partner with our MarCom team to create beautiful marketing materials, social media posts, videos, and stories focusing on our guests and successes. This internship is perfect for someone entering a creative field or with interests in marketing, photography, or creative writing.

Internship Description
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Case-Management Assistant

Partner with our case-management team to empower families to overcome barriers keeping them from housing. Encourage active problem-solving and provide basic resource referral in a structured environment. Perfect for those seeking a career in social work or counseling.

Internship Description
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Community Engagement

Invite community members into partnership to end family homelessness. Participate in gratitude calls, event planning, marketing efforts and more! Perfect for those seeking a career in business, marketing, non-profit management, psychology and/or communications.

Internship Description
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Facilities Support

Serve formerly homeless families in practical ways through facilities upkeep. Get hands-on with painting, maintenance and landscaping projects! Perfect for those going into the trades. 

Internship Description
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