Internships with The Dragonfly Home

Thank you for your interest in an internship with The Dragonfly Home! We evaluate internships on a case-by-case basis, depending on the needs of each department at The Dragonfly Home. Internship opportunities vary widely by department, so make sure to check out the options below!

Come Meet Us!

We strongly encourage you to come to any upcoming events listed on the Dragonfly Home Events page so we can meet you in person and discuss ways to get you plugged into this important work as soon as possible!

Internship Opportunities by Department

Administrative Department

Intern duties include, for example:

  • Maintaining files
  • Helping build and maintain organizational systems
  • Assisting with development and fundraising
  • Research
  • Assisting with event planning

Duties may vary depending on each person’s qualification, background, and interests.

Preferred areas of study: Business, Organizational Communications, Non-profit Management

Communications Department

Intern duties include, for example:

  • Assisting with Communications Department administration
  • Developing and scheduling social media posts
  • Assisting with creation of newsletters and other email communication
  • Creating multimedia projects

Duties may vary depending on each person’s qualification, background, and interests.

Preferred areas of study: Graphic design, Media production, Public Relations, Journalism, Communications

Direct Care Department

Internships for this department should be applied for several months in advance to allow time for extensive training and screening process.

Intern opportunities include:

  • Service coordination
  • Case management assistance
  • Victim advocacy

Duties may vary depending on each person’s qualification, background, and interests.

Preferred areas of study: Social Work, Mental Health, Case Management

Requirements for Every Department:

1. Each department requires that interns participate in and complete the following:

  • Advocate Training (40+ hours) (facilitated by The Dragonfly Home on a quarterly basis)
  • Additional, department-specific training
  • Interview with and approval from respective Director
  • Background check (required for most positions)
  • A minimum commitment of 10 hours per week, primarily during daytime hours, unless you have prior arrangements with supervision.

2. Please send your resume to info@thedragonflyhome.org BEFORE submitting the form below! Please write in the subject line: <YOUR NAME> – RESUME

3. Fill in the Internship Application Form with as much detail as possible.