Internships

There are so many ways that you can help people in our community live more fulfilling and successful lives and receive school credit at the same time!

Learn about our internship opportunities by reading the descriptions below or calling our Resource Development team at 504-486-8699.

Internship Opportunities

  • Community Impact Internship

    By the end of this 12-week internship, you will have conducted a preliminary analysis and completed a feasibility study for the tele-behavioral health services program. You will also gain a great deal of experience and insight in market research, data management and the importance of attention to detail necessary to complete a high-level feasibility study.

  • Government & Community Relations Internship

    This 10 hours a week internship will provide you with a number of products for your professional portfolio, including completed policy briefs on a number of issues and a community environmental scan. You will have the opportunity to engage in coalition building around a specific advocacy area (mental health care) and the opportunity to learn from professional colleagues in the areas of development, communications, community outreach and government relations.

  • National Volunteer Network Internship

    This 15-week internship will provide you with the chance to assist in the execution of creating a national volunteer network between the 31 affiliates of Volunteers of America, Inc. You'll also gain a great deal of experience and insight into data management and nonprofit administration.

  • Peer Support Specialist Internship

    This internship is focused on Master of Social Work or Counseling program students looking to complete hourly fieldwork experience. They will be under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or a Licensed Professional Counselor as their site supervisor. Students will provide direct and non-direct hourly counseling services and develop the skills to work as a professional. During their practicum/internship, students also participate in in-house trainings and educational courses.

  • Residential Re-Entry Center Internship

    The internship provides flexible hours. You'll provide assistance in literacy and educational programs to residents of the Residential Re-Entry Center to assist with successful, productive reintegration into society. Tasks include assisting residents with computer literacy, helping clients complete school assignments, participating in health and awareness programs and much more.

  • Resource Development Internship

    The 15-week internship provides extensive experience in managing data across two separate donor management platforms. You will also gain a great deal of experience and insight in data management and the importance of attention to detail in the upkeep of an online donor database, including but not limited to report generation, existing data cleanup, financial reconciliations, and developing and executing gift acknowledgment procedures.

  • Risk & Safety Internship

    This 15-week internship provides extensive experience in the execution of ensuring organization programs are well prepared and set up for the upcoming CARF accreditation with Risk & Safety practices. The intern will also gain a great deal of experience and insight in data management and the importance of attention to detail in the upkeep of needed safety documents per program requirements.