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
40 hours/week, nonexempt
We are looking for a dedicated, caring person to make a difference in the community by partnering with parents as a Family Support Specialist. You can impact lives and inspire change right in your own backyard. The Family Support Specialist (FSS) is responsible for initiating and maintaining regular weekly, bi-monthly, monthly and quarterly home visits with families assigned to their caseload. The FSS’s role will be a supportive partner who facilitates a secure attachment relationship between parent and child. FSS will use intervention strategies that are strength-based, family centered and designed to establish a trusting relationship between FSS and parent(s). FSS will also assist families in enlarging their support system; increase their ability to problem-solve and establish and accomplish short-term goals. The FSS reports to the Program Manager or Clinical Supervisor.
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- 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.