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Volunteer & Community Service Internship Programs

There are internships for all types of volunteer organizations and community service efforts - you just need to find which program suits your interests.

Elizabeth Hoyt

March 26, 2018

Volunteer & Community Service Internship Programs

If you’re already passionate about volunteering and giving back to your community, did you know you can gain internship experience for what you’re already doing?

Since, internships are a great way to gain work experience, it’s a great way to combine the two and maximize your efforts, which is great for your heart and your resume.

There are internships for all types of volunteer organizations and community service efforts – you just need to find which program suits your interests.

Check out the following student volunteer and community service related internships to see if any would make a great fit for you!

Youth Ministry Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshman through Graduate Students, Year 5 Award Amount: $5,550

Provided by City Vision Internship Program, the Youth Ministry Internship is available to students who are at least 18 years of age, are U.S. citizens and are currently enrolled in college or a GED program to be considered for this internship.

Intern duties include mentoring, coordinating volunteers, tutoring, college prep, conducting community and parent outreach, planning college visits and workshops as directed.

Get more information on the Youth Ministry Internship.

Volunteer Programming Internship

Deadline: Rolling
Available to: College Freshman through College Juniors

The Volunteer Programming Internship is available to students with an interest in civic engagement, volunteer administration, communications, adult development, human resources, education, psychology and other social sciences.

Intern duties may include assisting with volunteer appreciation events, developing volunteer opportunities, assisting with communications and marketing, writing newsletters and other duties as needed.

You must have completed at least two years of undergraduate study, have strong analytic, organizational, communication and problem solving skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office in order to be considered for this internship.

Get more information on the Volunteer Programming Internship.

Global Leadership Program in Prague

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshman through Graduate Student, Year 5

The Global Leadership Program in Prague is open to students from around the world who are interested in participating in a four-week program in Prague, Czech Republic, that includes: university courses, cultural activities and community service.

Prospective students are evaluated based on the quality of application and may be contacted for an interview.

Get more information on the Global Leadership Program in Prague.

Programmatic Internship

Deadline: Rolling
Available to: College Freshman through College Senior

The Programmatic Internships are available to students who are interested in learning what it takes to operate a camp for kids with cancer, volunteer management, and community outreach.

Get more information on the Programmatic Internship.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) General Office Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshman through Graduate Student, Year 5

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) General Office Internship is available to students who are at least 18 years old.

You must be signed up for PETA’s Action Team and have at least one year of work or volunteer experience to qualify for this award.

Additionally, you must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills and have a commitment to the objectives of the organization to qualify for this award.

A cover letter, resume and three letters of recommendation is required.

Get more information on the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) General Office Internship.

Taxpayers for Common Sense Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 2

The Taxpayers for Common Sense Internship is available to students with an interest in government spending and policy making. In your work you will gain a broad perspective of policy-making in Congress and the Executive Branch as well as experience with media campaigns and grassroots organizing.

The following areas of interest are available: national security, water policy, communications, and resource policy and organization development. You must demonstrate strong written and oral communications skills to be eligible for this position. A cover letter, resume, writing sample and two references are required to apply.

Learn more information about the Taxpayers for Common Sense Internship.

Bicycle Advocacy Communications Intern

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors

Provided by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, the Bicycle Advocacy Communications Intern is available to students interested in gaining experience in bicycle transportation planning and non-profit advocacy in San Francisco.

You must have strong written skills with some experience in professional and public settings to be considered for this internship.

Intern duties include drafting content for mass emails regarding advocacy campaigns and drafting blog entries for our website.

Learn more information about the Bicycle Advocacy Communications Intern.

Digital and Cyberspace Policy Volunteer Intern

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5

The Digital and Cyberspace Policy Volunteer Intern is available to undergraduate students majoring in International Relations, Computer Science, Political Science or a related field. You must demonstrate knowledge of and interest in network security, innovation, and technology a plus to be considered for this position. As an intern, you will be gathering primary data and contributing to the development of a proposed cybersecurity tracker.

Learn more information about the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Volunteer Intern.

American Cancer Society Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomores through College Seniors

The American Cancer Society Internship is available to current full-time sophomore, junior and senior students. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to considered for this position. As an intern, you will be provided with hands-on experience in the activities of nonprofit organizations, and foster a deeper understanding of the American Cancer Society’s efforts in community and corporate outreach, volunteer involvement, health initiatives, advocacy and/or fundraising.

Learn more information about the American Cancer Society Internship.

Teen Program Coordinator – City Vision College Urban Ministry Internship Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors

The Urban Ministry Internship Program at City Vision College – Teen Program Coordinator position is open to students interested in gaining practical experience in urban ministry. You must be at least 18 years old, possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), and be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national or lawful permanent resident in the U.S. or have a valid student visa to be eligible for this award. This position will assist with a teen program based in a church or faith-based organization, serving through tutoring, mentoring, college prep, assisting with web-based academic enrichment elements, conducting community and parent outreach, assisting with community and school partnerships, planning college visits and workshops as directed, coordinating volunteers, and providing overall support. While they are at the internship site, interns are primarily responsible to their field supervisor, who files periodic reports with the college. They give guidance to interns and organize training experiences to coincide with the assignments of the City Vision College courses, which are taken online. Field supervisors coordinate the training experience of interns in conjunction with the college. They also work with other internship site staff members who will be involved with the training experience.

Learn more information about the Teen Program Coordinator – City Vision College Urban Ministry Internship Program .

City Year – Volunteer for America

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5

City Year, a proud member of AmeriCorps, is a national service organization that brings together young adults from diverse backgrounds for a demanding ten months of full – time community service, leadership development, and civic engagement. In 20 locations across the United States, these young leaders invest their talents and energy to address our country’s most critical needs. City Year corps members engage others in service and make a positive difference in their communities and in the lives of children and youth. Corps members also receive a weekly living stipend and basic health insurance. Eligibility Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17-24 and a United States citizen or permanent resident alien. High school graduate / G.E.D. recipient OR agreement to pursue a G.E.D. If you do not have a H.S. diploma or its equivalency, you will be required to take a basic academic proficiency test; your position is contingent upon satisfactory testing results.

Learn more information about the City Year – Volunteer for America.

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