Periwinkle Foundation

2016 Summer Internship Opportunities

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We are thrilled to again be a recipient of two of the most competitive and well known internship program grants in Houston – the ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program grant AND the Shell Nonprofit Internship grant! Please follow the links below for eligibility requirements and more details!

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We are now accepting applications for this exciting internship, June 13 – August 6, 2016.

The Periwinkle Foundation’s Summer Programs Coordinator will plan and execute an event which will take place in July for new camper families to gain invaluable information about The Periwinkle Foundation and the Camp Periwinkle Experience. He or she will recruit, schedule, train and recognize over 150 volunteers and donors for Camp Periwinkle’s Special Summer Programs. The intern will work with the Program Director, Community Programs Manager and volunteer Family Coordinator and Social Worker to update our formal “Day Volunteer” information packet and manual which will be utilized in the training process of volunteers for the special programs that take place at camp. He or she will also collaborate with the Development Director and Coordinator to organize and implement Visitors Day. The Intern will be asked to attend four of these programs, two of which will take place at Camp For All in Burton, Texas. The intern will be encouraged to use creativity and ingenuity to make this year’s activities unique and successful.

To view the full job description and eligibility checklist, ExxonMobil CSJP Summer Programs Coordinator 2016 Job Description and Eligibility Form. *Please review ALL eligibility requirements! Resumes, cover letters and completed eligibility forms can be submitted to Erin O. Locke at elocke@periwinklefoundation.org.

For more information, please contact Erin O. Locke at elocke@periwinklefoundation.org

All candidates MUST be current full-time, undergraduate students at a major college or university who will be returning Fall 2016 as a full-time undergraduate student.

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We are now accepting applications for this exciting internship, May 30 – July 22, 2016.

The Periwinkle Foundation’s Day Camp Coordinator will recruit, schedule, train and recognize volunteers for Camp Periwinkle in the City. The intern will work with the Program Director and Community Programs Manager to create a formal “Day Counselor” information packet and manual which will be utilized in the training process of all volunteers. The intern will coordinate a volunteer training seminar, to be held one week prior to Camp Periwinkle in the City. He or she will also collaborate with the Volunteer Day Camp Director to organize and implement daily themes and activities for the children. The Day Camp Coordinator will attend all three days of camp and will assist the Volunteer Day Camp Director and Program Director in general oversight of daily logistics and program execution. Upon completion of the program, our intern will be responsible for creating and coordinating post camp surveys for campers, parents and volunteers which will help us to evaluate this pilot program for future implementation.

To view the full job description and eligibility checklist, Shell Nonprofit Internship Program, Family Development Coordinator 2016 Job Description and Eligibility Form. *Please review ALL eligibility requirements! Resumes, cover letters and completed eligibility forms can be submitted to Erin O. Locke at elocke@periwinklefoundation.org.

For more information, please contact Erin O. Locke at elocke@periwinklefoundation.org

All candidates MUST be current full-time, undergraduate students at a major college or university who will be returning Fall 2016 as a full-time undergraduate student.

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