Thank you for your interest in working with us!
If you’re interested in using your talents to serve the families of Athens, check out our open internship positions below. On top of fulfilling and meaningful work, we provide real world experience, leadership development, and internship or volunteer hours.
- Family Support Specialist
full time, non-exempt
The Family Support Specialist (FSS) is responsible for initiating and maintaining regular and long-term (up to five years) contact/support with families. This activity will occur primarily within the family’s home; each visit should last for at least one hour. The interventions should be family-centered, strength-based, and directed at: establishing a trusting relationship; assisting in strengthening the parent-child relationship; assisting parents in improving their skills to optimize the home environment; improving the family support system; and increasing the family’s ability to problem solve and assume the role of advocate for themselves and their children. The activities may also include identifying and referring for contact/appointments at other supportive agencies, including health care appointments. The FSS will also be responsible for assisting the family in establishing goals and a plan for accomplishment of those goals, as well as the assessment of the normal growth and development of the target child. The FSS will report to a Clinical Supervisor.
- Nurturing Parenting Program Facilitator
contract position, 10-week class cycles
We are looking for engaging, non-judgmental, knowledgable people to facilitate our parenting classes. We provide the curriculum, location, logistics, and support, as this is a contract position responsible solely for leading and facilitating the classes. Each class is a 10-week series, offered in English or Spanish. If you’re interested in joining our roster of fantastic facilitators, apply now!
- Fundraising & Events Intern
10-15 hours/week, Spring OR Summer Semester (Schedule flexible to fit needs of internship class), remote options available
Are you great at casting vision or pitching an idea? Do you have excellent communication skills? Love event planning? If so, you might be perfect for our Fundraising & Events Internship! This intern reports to the Executive Director and helps plan our Fall Concert event, write and implement fundraising strategies, and assists with donor relation management. Applicants must demonstrate a strong work ethic, communication skills, and innovative thinking. Use your talents to positively impact children and families in your community!
- Social Media & Graphic Design Intern
10-15 hours/week, Spring OR Summer Semester (Schedule flexible to fit needs of internship class), remote options available.
Marketing, Digital Media, Graphic Design, or similar major preferred. Work samples required.
We needs your help! Are you gifted in graphic design? Social Media strategy and implementation? Marketing? Do you have a desire to see families strengthened and children live healthy childhoods? We’re looking for a motivated individual to help design, strategize, and implement an engaging social media campaign. This intern reports to the Executive Director and works closely with her to grow and engage our audience of families, community, and donors on social media.
- Program Intern
15-30 hours/week, Spring OR Summer (Schedule flexible to fit needs of internship class)
Human Development & Family Sciences, Social Work, or similar major preferred.
Our program interns work directly with our program staff and families to assist with parenting classes by providing child care, managing attendance, and staffing the event; conduct parent surveys; shadow home and hospital visits; manage family data; attend family recruitment fairs; and so much more. These interns must demonstrate empathy, compassion, people-skills, ability and willingness to travel within our 5 county service area.
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