Intern

Want to gain real world experience in the non-profit sector to build upon what you’ve learned in college, hone your skills, and enhance your resume and portfolio?

Check out internship opportunities here at Bell.

For more information  contact Outreach Coordinator Janel Fox at 717-848-5767, ext. 515

 

 

All Bell interns must be capable of interacting with community members, agency staff and service users in a pleasant and professional manner. Sensitivity to challenges faced by individuals with mental, intellectual, and economic disability is essential.

Administrative Internship                                            

This is a hands-on opportunity for a highly organized individual to collect and compile information for both a print and digital directory of the residential properties of Bell Socialization Services.

The intern will work most closely with the Community Engagement office, as well as the mental health, intellectual disability, and shelter services teams.  Requirements include reliable transportation to travel to locations to be photographed, and access to a camera or phone with capacity to take high-resolution photographs.   Flexible schedule.

This is a one-time opportunity for the Spring 2018 semester. Internship is unpaid but will provide successful intern with materials for portfolio as well as valuable real world experience in non-profit sector. A minimum of 8 hours per week and ability to travel to satellite locations within York County is expected.

Special Event Internship – Spring 2018

The Special Event Intern will assist the Community Engagement department with the planning, implementation and follow up aspects of the agency’s third annual Bell’s Big Bed Race event scheduled for April 21, 2018

The highly organized, outgoing intern must have good written and oral communication skills, an ability to stay on task and meet deadlines, and a capacity to interact pleasantly with community members, vendors, agency staff and service users. Sensitivity to challenges faced by individuals with mental, intellectual, and economic disability is essential.

Opportunity is available for one student. Internship is unpaid but will provide successful intern with valuable real world experience in non-profit sector.  Hours will vary between 8 and 15 hours per week depending on need.

Current college juniors and seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students in event planning, public relations and/or related fields are encouraged to apply for the position of Special Event Intern.

Special Event Volunteers – Spring 2018         

The second annual Bell’s Big Bed Race event is scheduled for April 21, 2018, and we need volunteers for all aspects to raise funds and awareness of  the agency and its mission.

Duties may include attending planning sessions, preparing materials, making phone calls, assisting with mailings, event set-up, the event itself,  and tear down.

Creativity, flexibility, and an ability to interact with community members, agency staff and service users in a pleasant and professional manner, and present a positive image of Bell.  Must be sensitive to challenges faced by individuals with mental, intellectual and/or economic disability.

Mental Health Services Internships

Bell’s mental health department offers a variety of opportunities for student interns to learn more about York County’s mental health system and meeting the needs of adults in our community who are living with mental illness.   Students observe direct care work and administrative functions, shadowing staff and gaining direct experience working with service users in individual and group formats.

Day time, evening, and weekend options are available.

Contact  Outreach Coordinator Janel Fox at 717-848-5767, ext. 515  to schedule an appointment to meet with the mental health services team.

Media Archivist Internship                                                                            

Working closely with the Community Engagement office, the Media Archivist will sort through historical and current media items (newspaper articles, etc.)  related to the agency, then organize items in both print and digital format to be maintained for educational and reference purposes.

This internship requires a highly organized individual with patience and a sense of detective-like adventure.

An ability to plan work and stay on task is crucial. Sensitivity to challenges faced by individuals with mental, intellectual, and economic disability is essential.

Flexible schedule. About 8 hours/week.

Volunteer Opportunities at Bell

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