Program Intern (unpaid)

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Your Opportunity

Girls Inc. of San Diego County (GISD) is seeking an unpaid Program Intern who will inspire girls to be strong, smart and bold. The Program Intern will report to the Program Coordinator, yet after training and job shadowing, work autonomously leading one weekly program class at a sight location in San Diego county.

With your drive to champion girls and their position in society, you will improve the well-being of girls in San Diego by helping them build life skills, inspiring them to go to college and encouraging them to explore the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

The Ideal Candidate

Your positive attitude, empathy and caring for kids comes through in all you do. You believe in the Girls Inc. mission and that all girls have the right to be confident in themselves and be safe in the world. During all your interactions, you will:

  • serve as a positive role model for girls and create a pro-girl environment where all girls are welcome

  • mentor girls to make their own positive choices

  • lead fun, hands-on lesson plans and activities that deliver on the Girls Inc. experience

  • work in partnership with principals, counselors, sight contacts and other individuals who are

    essential to sustaining an outreach program model

  • seek opportunities to learn from the Program Coordinator and deepen your knowledge of the Girls

    Inc. program model

    Your Responsibilities

  • Fully participate in program training and shadowing to onboard and learn about the Girls Inc. experience and ideals

  • Commit to lead one program class per week for up to 15 weeks during the Fall 2018 semester

  • Prepare for each class beforehand and record attendance afterward; Document outcomes for each

    program and the end of the semester and record in the GISD database

  • Meet weekly with the Program Coordinator in person or via conference call at the discretion of the

    Program Coordinator to report on successes, barriers and critical issues


  • Matriculated in undergraduate or graduate collegiate program and required to fulfill internship or field hours for academic credit

  • Previous experience working or volunteering for mentoring programs or organizations that serve youth populations between the ages of 8 and 18

  • Willingness to lead programs in underserved areas with limited resources

  • Must participate in a background check before accepting position

    This is an unpaid volunteer internship position for Fall Semester 2018. The number of internship hours and the specific work schedule will be determined in cooperation with the candidate. No benefits or expense reimbursement are associated with this position. To apply, please send your resume and recommendation letter, if available, to


No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

Children & Youth Education & Literacy Women


We'll work with your schedule.


various locationSan Diego, CA 92037





  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30-40 hours per semester

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