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Jefferson City Girls Home Program Coordinator Internship

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The HALO Foundation


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The HALO Girls Home Program Intern will report directly to the Jefferson City Home Program Manager and involves assisting with all tasks related to HALO Jefferson City Youth needs. This is an excellent opportunity to gain a variety of experience in the non-profit sector.

  • Responsibilities include:

    • Working alongside Youth Advocates, assisting with youth progress through the programa through attending meetings and tracking resident goals and progress.

    • Transportation assistance to appointments, job interviews, grocery shopping, buying clothing, etc.

    • Assist with Daily Life Skill programming in the home

      • Assist with daily implementation of the programming curriculum as well as projects and/or outings designed for each resident in the home

      • Assist with gathering and implementing Self Study materials for residents who have completed the 5 week program, or are in school or work during program time.

      • Create and organize additional programming to be presented and facilitated with youth in our community

      • Document Daily Life Skill reports appropriately in Apricot for each resident and assists Program Manager in proper facilitation of life skill assessments.

  • Assist with Family Night program set up (Thursdays at 5:00pm)

    • Weekly planning for Life-Skills lessons

    • Planning of celebrations, conversations on areas of concern

    • Room set-up for lessons/dinner

    • Participation in Life-Skills Program

    • Organizing transportation requests for the week

    • Cleanup and chore assignments for the week

    • Assist in the home

    • Room set-up for new residents

    • Required paperwork and reporting on Apricot and Slack

    • Answering calls about housing inquiries

    • Assist in completing applications and intake with new residents

    • Working with volunteers in the home daily

    • Gaining a working knowledge of community resources that can be used by residents to increase their ability to grow and reach their goals

      • Other duties in the home that need attention going through donations, keeping areas tidy, office tasks, etc.

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    • Brainstorming with HALO team on workplaces to visit/job shadow

    • Assist in off-site events with youth

    • Plan and facilitate one on-site fun night for residents

    • Attend and participate in special fundraising events such as the Art Auction held each spring

Intern Orientation and Professional Development

Interns will attend a full orientation which includes a background check, fingerprinting and a valid driver's license. Professional Development will include: CPR training, Med-tech training, Class E license training, and weekly professional development through video conferencing with a licensed counselor from the HALO KC office. Trauma Informed Care Training prior to beginning internship in the home. Interns will also attend weekly staff meetings. Interns are asked to supply their own laptop during their time at HALO.


  • Candidates must exhibit strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to work with a team, and take initiative on all projects.

  • Also important to complete our required Trauma Informed Care training prior to beginning your internship work at HALO.

  • Needs to be efficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Minimum 1 semester commitment, one year commitment preferred.

  • HALO is staffed 24/7, 365 days a year. Minimum 15 hours per week of internship/practicum programs. These hours are a combination of days, evenings and weekends.

  • Please note this is an unpaid internship; however this an excellent opportunity to gain a variety of experience in the nonprofit sector.

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About The HALO Foundation


1600 Genessee St, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64102, US

Mission Statement

HALO helps one more child spend one less day alone.


Everyone can think of that one moment in their life that changed everything. It’s the moment that made you who you are today. For more than 1,400 kids around the world, HALO is that moment. At HALO, we give our kids a home in which hope can emerge from hardship. And where drawings about their past unlock dreams about their future. We work wherever kids who have been abused, abandoned, and orphaned, need to feel loved. We work help one more child spend one less day alone. Love heals.

Featured in the Moroccanoil INSPIRED film series, "American Spirit" of CBS Evening News, "Heroes Among Us" and "25 Women Changing the World" of PEOPLE magazine, "The Today Show", and Variety Magazine, HALO provides housing, healing and education to at-risk and homeless children, in other words, love. Each year, HALO serves over 1,400 children and supports 21 homes and programs around the globe. Internationally, HALO supports orphanages and programs in Uganda, Kenya, Mexico, India, Guatemala and Nicaragua. Domestically, HALO has Learning Centers and housing programs in Kansas City, and Jefferson City, Missouri, and art programming in New York and Portland. Join the HALO tribe at

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing


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3519 Bennett LaneJefferson City, MO 65101



  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Youth Services




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 1 semester commitment, one year commitment
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