If you’re looking for a fun and rewarding internship program or volunteer opportunity, then Grandma’s House of Hope could be the perfect fit for you! You will not only be able to gain practical, hands-on working experience, but will also see the direct impact of your efforts in people’s lives within the local community. Can’t wait to get started? Read our position descriptions below, then see the instructions on applying at the bottom of this page.
Contribute according to your passion! Our interns and volunteers work on projects specifically pertaining to individual interests, passion and/or coursework. Whether you’re implementing fundraising events or improving our website, you will be given work in which you are passionate about.
Serve the local Orange County community! Grandma’s House of Hope exists to serve Orange County women, children, and elderly in need. Interns will have the opportunity to see the impact that their work has on the lives of each of our clients and our community. Aside from learning about the unique inner-workings of Grandma’s House of Hope, interns and volunteers will have the opportunity to learn about the Orange County non-profit industry as a whole.
Build a strong professional and personal network! One of the best things about working with a small non-profit is the opportunity to know every single person in the organization. You will have the chance to meet and get to know not just our staff, but other volunteers and interns like you!
Marketing / Web Design / Technical Support
Location may vary based on responsibilities. Duties may include but are not limited to:
Administrative Support / Human Resources
Provide administrative and HR support to the business office staff. Tasks may include but are not limited to:
Community Outreach / Event Planning Intern
Develop relationships with community groups through events for volunteer and fundraising purposes and work closely with the event coordinator. Duties may include but are not limited to:
Work in small groups or one-on-one with the ladies in our housing programs or adults living in motels through our HopeWorks! Work Force Development program. Duties may include but are not limited to:
Fundraising / Donor Relations
Work directly with the donor relations staff, learn the inner workings of donor database management and interact with our much-loved donors. Duties may include but are not limited to:
Work directly with the Case Managers in our business office. Duties may include but are not limited to:
Learn about the daily operations of the in-home side of our Transitional Housing Program in North Orange County. Since you will be working in-home with clients, we require a mature, compassionate female intern who can maintain a professional relationship while being approachable. Duties may include but are not limited to:
Don’t see a position you’re interested in? Feel free to ask us about it—chances are we offer something very similar, or can find something based on your passions and interests. Both our volunteer and intern positions are unpaid, but not without their rewards! This is your chance to contribute your skills and abilities in a way that makes a huge difference in the lives of women and children in YOUR community. The work you will do is fulfilling and satisfying, and you’ll know that you’ve made a difference in this world.
Are you receiving school credit for an internship?
Fill out our intern application, and send it to us with your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. While we ask that you be committed for at least one school semester/quarter or summer session, we are extremely flexible about when and how you complete your hours each week. We want to work with you to accommodate your scheduling needs.
If you are not receiving school credit for an internship or are just interested in volunteering, please fill out our volunteer application, and send it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Long-term volunteer positions (3 months, 6 months or more) are available in all of the positions listed above, and more!