2018 Health & Basic Needs Intern

We are seeking a highly-motivated person to serve in our Community Resource Center (CRC) as our Health and Basic Needs Intern for the Summer 2017 and for the Fall 2017 semesters.

Our Health and Basic Needs Internship at Horton’s Kids would be a great fit for someone looking to work hands on with members of the community or interested in poverty, social work, child development, education, public health, and/or criminal justice. The Health and Basic Needs Intern will work approximately 12 – 24 hours per week on a flexible schedule. Ideally, the intern should be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 12 – 6pm and available to intern for 6 hours on Mondays or Wednesdays. By the end of the semester, the intern’s accomplishments will include the following:


Skills/Experience Needed:


This is an unpaid internship, but all interns whose internships are not funded by school or other grants receive a monthly $100 transportation stipend to defray commuting costs.

Horton’s Kids staff works in a metro-accessible office located on Capitol Hill as well as Community Resource Center in Anacostia. Interns may be asked to work some evening hours, do some lifting, or assist at Horton’s Kids academic programs.

Applicants will be asked to undergo standard screening requirements including an FBI background check, Child Protection Register check, and TB test. Must be 18 or older to apply. Horton’s Kids, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume in an email with the subject “2018 Health and Basic Needs Intern Spring/Summer” indicating which semester you are applying for to sarah@hortonskids.org. The email and the cover letter should be addressed to Ms. Sarah Cannington. No phone calls or drop-ins, please. The listing will be removed when the position has been filled.