Please see below for all of our internship opportunities in our North and South Jersey programs. We ask a commitment for each position be approximately three to four months (September – December, January - May, or June - August) and 10-15 hours per week or as course work would require. (We will be glad to accommodate class credit if needed.) All internship requests should be submitted to email@example.com with cover letter, resume, location, and area of interest. We will contact qualified applicants for interviews. Any direct service interns must be a minimum of 23 years of age.
1) Social Work Interns - Clinical second year masters of social work student interns. Responsibilities include running groups and individual therapy assestments. Interested in positions for the school year September 2017-May 2018, please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Apil 21, 2017.
2) The Special Events Intern will preferably have a background in public relations or communications. The main responsibility of this role consists of assisting the special events coordinator with organizing and facilitating fall events. Applicant will also be responsible for updating and maintaining the development calendar as well as assist in developing the Young Professionals Program Board. Through planning and attending special events, the applicant will gain hands on experience and an overview of how a large international NGO operates its mission on the local level. Location: Newark, NJ
3) The Volunteer Relations Intern will support the processing and management of volunteer activities. Some of the responsibilities include coordinating the usage of volunteers in order to benefit both the organization and the volunteer, informing program staff of upcoming volunteer activities, as well as managing volunteer databases and relationships. Through this internship, the applicant will gain experience in the field of volunteerism, organizational skills, relationship building, and the promotion of community events. Location: Newark, NJ
4) The Foundation and Government Intern will provide support in the application process for funding from corporate foundations and government agencies. Primary responsibilities include researching potential sources for support, assisting in the grant writing and application process, and updating and maintaining the grant calendar and matrix. Through this internship experience, the applicant will gain valuable grant writing experience while developing a strong insight into the relationship between NGOs and local, state, and federal government agencies as well as corporate foundations. Location: Newark, NJ
5) The Corporate Engagement Intern will assist the Development Team with communication with existing and prospective corporate contacts. Primary responsibilities include assisting in the following: creating program specific materials and presentations for corporate meetings and events, researching prospective corporations, and coordinating on-site volunteer and corporate engagement events. Through this internship experience, the applicant will gain valuable nonprofit development and research experience in fundraising and effective donor communication. Location: Newark, NJ
6) The Raphael's Life House Intern will provide direct support to the Volunteer Coordinator. Some of the responsibilities include coordinating the usage of volunteers in order to benefit both the organization and the volunteer, volunteer program development, informing program staff of upcoming volunteer activities, as well as managing volunteer databases and relationships. Assist Volunteer Coordinator in operating on-site babysitting program. Assist in review of volunteer programmatic procedures, guide books, and resource materials. BSW undergraduate students preferred. Location: Elizabeth, NJ
*All interns will have the opportunity to participate in other aspects of Covenant House, including; vocation/education department, GED classes, and outreach