HCCP: Community Intern (S9934X)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

To be considered for this position, students MUST qualify for federal work-study as part of their financial aid package. There are many opportunities to work off-campus with local non-profit agencies. Community Interns must be able to work with diverse populations including children, adults, the elderly, and non-English speakers. Responsibilities vary, but the Intern may be asked to train and supervise other students and must be able to work independently. Examples of positions include: community gardening; aspirations work with youth; activities coordination for the elderly; and legal aid assistance.

There are a variety of positions. Contact Marty Deschaines for details and specific job descriptions.

The Basics

Department: Harward Center Community Partnerships
Supervisor: Martha S Deschaines
Office Location: 161 Wood St.
Email: mdeschai
Pay Grade: X
Hours: 6-8
Workers: 12

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


Interns must have initiative and the desire to work with diverse populations. They must be able to work effectively with staff at their placement site. They need to be flexible, committed, and responsible. Professional behavior is expected at all times. Interns must have an interest in engaging with the Lewiston-Auburn community.


Interns report to the Assistant Director at the Harward Center but are supervised by the community agency.