Youth Development/Education Internship with fun after school program


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Sat Oct 01, 2016 03:00 PM - Wed May 31, 2017 05:00 PM


Green BayGreen Bay, WI 54301


Looking for a fun volunteer opportunity/internship? Check out the YWCA's TechGYRLS program!

TechGYRLS(r) Internship Program

Position Title: TechGYRLS(r) Youth Development Intern

Internship Dates: October 2016-May 2017

Time Commitment: 6 eight-week sessions throughout the school year

Location: Schools in Brown County and YWCA

TechGYRLS(r) is an afterschool program that engages girls in grades 3-8 in fun science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities. Currently, women hold less than 25% of STEM jobs, but are needed to make improvements in these fields. Our mission is to help reduce the gender gap in these fields by cultivating interest at a young age. We aim to provide a safe space for girls, particularly those from low-income backgrounds, to explore a variety of subjects and develop their critical thinking and problem-solving.

Through this internship, participants will gain valuable skills related to the planning and implementation of youth programing.

Program Overview:

  • The TechGYRLS(r) Internship Program offers participants the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the areas of education and youth development.

  • Interns play an integral role in our organization by facilitating TechGYRLS(r) sessions and providing mentorship to the girls we serve.


  • Instruct TechGYRLS(r) sessions at area schools and youth organizations

  • Sessions are 1 hour long (plus set up and take down) and can be on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.

  • Mentoring/coaching of life skills

  • Set up/cleanup of workshops

  • All training and materials are provided

  • Opportunities to assist program manager with curriculum development or teach/host tech camps are available


  • Candidates must be pursuing a degree in education, youth development, social work or psychology

  • Candidates must have a genuine interest in children’s education and development.

  • Some experience in any STEM field is preferred but not necessary

  • Must have transportation to locations where the program is held and be available to work every scheduled shift

  • Must be able to commit to six 8-week sessions throughout the academic school year

For more information about the YWCA or TechGYRLS, please visit Qualified candidates, please submit a cover letter and resume to Rachael Paulsen at or 230 S. Madison St., Green Bay. If you have questions please call (920) 432-5581 ext. 130.

Please note, because you will be working with children, you will have to submit to a background check.


  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Six 8-week sessions that are one hour long
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