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. 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.
Responsibilities vary, but the Intern may be asked to train and supervise other students and must be able to work independently. Interns report to the Assistant Director at the Harward Center but are supervised by the community agency.