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Internship - Community Engagement and Planning Intern

Employer: Family Service of Rhode Island
134 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
Contact: Jillian Sam
Phone: 4013311350

Email: samji@familyserviceri.org

Job Description

FSRI is always looking for candidates that want to make a positive impact on the community we serve in!

Position Summary: The intern will support the team on a variety of community engagement projects in the South Providence area. This includes the planning and execution of community-based events. The Community Engagement and Planning Intern reports to the Director of Equity and Place Based Initiatives. This is an unpaid internship opportunity for hours towards credit-awarding programs, or for personal learning experience. Duration and hours are flexible based on the needs of the student and project.


Minimum of 2 years post-secondary education in an accredited degree awarding program
Ability to work with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
Team player and creative thinker
Highly organized and detail-ORIENTED
Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Physical Requirements:

Hybrid schedule, with attendance at in-person community events required
Travel to and from community locations and office sites, which could include using walkways, stairs and/or elevators
Ability to lift up to 15 pounds
Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Volunteer Benefits

Gain work experience on Health Equity topics working with an underserved community
Exposure to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion matters
Ability to work online for some hours
Free Parking
Access to free training events related to health issues, health equity, etc.
Being part of a diverse team

Don’t meet every single requirement? Here at FSRI, we’re dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. If you’re excited about one of our career opportunities, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be the perfect fit for this or another opportunity!

Only together can we continue to grow and make a difference in our communities.
Join our FAMILY today!

About Us:
At Family Service of Rhode Island (FSRI), we succeed by lifting others. Founded in 1892, our long history of non-profit service has always been tailored to meet the unique and ever-changing needs of the diverse Rhode Island community in which we serve. We have three offices located in Providence, but our employees provide impactful services state-wide. We are engaged, committed, and passionate about our work helping others, and care deeply about our mission to advance equity, opportunity, and hope in our communities.

Family Service of Rhode Island provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


Salary Levels

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Positions Available

There are 1 positions available at this time.

Application Period

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 through Wednesday, May 31, 2023

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