Summer Internships for Current Scholars

Bristol Hospital

Title: Non-Profit Management Intern
Location: Bristol
Dates: Flexible - 9 weeks total. The intern will be responsible for collaborating on a major event in the community that will take place on Saturday, August 1.
Hours: Hours can be flexible. The intern will work 35 hours per work during our office hours of 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. All shifts in excess of six hours will include an unpaid lunch break (30 minutes). Hours may be changed subject to the intern’s availability and site Supervisor’s approval. The intern may be asked to adjust his/her shift hours to accommodate Saturday or evening event management.

Job Description: 

This position will provide an intern the opportunity to learn skills and gain experience in a number of areas of non-profit management while assisting the center in managerial, administrative and community focused tasks. The Parent & Child Center’s Mission focuses on the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The intern will focus the majority of their experience in one or more of the below projects, depending upon the intern’s skill level and interests.

Grant Writing/Fundraising: Research and identify prospective sources of grant funding (foundations, state, local, or federal agencies, etc.). Assist the Program Director in the preparation of grant applications.       

Marketing/Public Relations: Assist the Program Director in the development of marketing materials and establishing publicity plans for programs and /or events sponsored by the Parent & Child Center. Assist the Program Director in the promotion of workshops, multi-week classes, and ongoing programs offered by the Parent & Child Center.          

Development: Assist the Program Director with the planning and implementation of fundraising.

Event Management: Assist the Parent Education Supervisor in the planning, marketing, client recruitment, and implementation of community events for clients. Events scheduled monthly: June, July, and August, Assist in the planning of the 2020 World Breastfeeding Week Celebration at the Federal Hill Green on August 1.

Social Services: Represent the Parent and Child Center at various community networking events, meetings, and workshops: Bristol School Readiness Council, Department of Children & Families Fatherhood Initiative, Bristol Early Childhood Alliance, Homelessness Task Force, etc. Offer support services for low-income families participating in the Caring Closet, by providing basic needs items for families with young children (i.e., diapers, wipes, formula, clothing, etc.) 

Other: Depending upon the intern’s skill set and interest, other assignments may arise.

Career Experience: 

This position will have healthy exposure to grant writing, research, marketing, community engagement, program development and client interactions.

Suggested College Major: 

This internship would be beneficial to students in various courses of study including Social Work, Management, Administration, Marketing, Business, Early Childhood Studies, English, etc.

Applicant Requirements: 

Prior experience is not required. The Program Director looks forward to training an intern who is energetic and eager to learn.