Rural Education/Public Health/Climate in Nicaragua and New Haven

Hours per week

Nicaragua positions are full time. New Haven positions are flexible.




New Haven
United States


Internship / Volunteer opportunities

Leόn, Nicaragua and New Haven, Connecticut.

The New Haven/León Sister City Project supports sustainable development, education and social justice in Nicaragua and Connecticut.

We invite you to consider interning if you're interested in:

  • working to build a more just world.
  • learning about international development/ solidarity.
  • grassroots fundraising and nonprofit management.
  • community based education.
  • environmental, sustainable development and public health issues.

Proficient Spanish is needed for Nicaragua internships.

Particular areas of need include:

Education - Supports improvement of rural education in Nicaragua from preschool to teens.

Public health/Food Security - Work to address food insecurity and public health in rural Nicaragua public health (nutrition, clean cook stoves, trash burning, etc).

Women and Gender Program – support training and organizing women and girls to confront gender violence in Nicaragua.

Climate Change Campaign - Organizing and project/policy development on climate change and sustainable development in New Haven; climate adaptation planning and implementation in Nicaragua.

Fundraising – Learn more about creating and supporting nonprofits, help with grassroots fundraising, events, planning and coordination of events.

Delegations - Organize/lead a delegation. Staff support provided here and in Leon.

608 Whitney Avenue, New Haven CT 06511


Opportunity to work with a leading organization and to lead/create projects.

How To Apply

Send resume or letter to We match Intern's interests, skills, and availability with needs and opportunities in Nicaragua and in New Haven.