Wider Circle accepts interns from a wide variety of fields including
social sciences, health, communications, and business. Throughout the
year, we train and provide ongoing support to you as you work in your
particular area, which is chosen according to your specific interests
and talents. Whether you are helping local families pick out beds and
dressers in our storage facility, providing managerial support, or creating
a flyer for a fundraiser, interns are crucial to the work of A Wider
main requirement for interns is a passion to serve people
and a belief that your work can make a difference
in the lives of others. All of our positions are unpaid and
students of any level can choose from a wide range of internship areas, including:
Work with our Client Relations team
to schedule appointments and help clients select furniture at our
Provide classroom and/ or afterschool support for a third grade class in a D.C. public school and help build a school community with parents, teachers, and students through engaging educational programs and events.
Help with the collection and
distribution of basic need items to families across the region.
These families are often moving out of shelters or mired
in the cycles of poverty.
Public Housing Wellness
Help manage an innovative
wellness and lifestyle program for low-income seniors and
disabled individuals in Northwest DC.
Management & Strategic
Gain experience in non-profit
management while helping to guide the operations of the organization.
Marketing & Fundraising:
experience in the communication field and /or polish business skills
to help A Wider Circle grow in service of our neighbors in need.
Well Mother, Well Baby
Facilitate a series of workshops
for teen mothers from local high schools. At the conclusion
of the series, plan and coordinate a baby shower for the
Research and Writing
research on poverty issues in the DC metropolitan area. Prepare reports
on findings and develop methods for sharing these findings with the
public, including press releases and other news items.
connect the community to A Wider Circle's mission through public speaking,
writing and design methods that clearly and effectively communicate
and promote ways volunteers can get involved.
apply for any of the above internships, email a resume and cover letter
include your dates of availability and areas of interest in your cover
If you have any questions, call us at 301-608-3504 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org