On-the-Ground Intern (housing, stipend + insurance provided)




1A Avenida
El Progreso
Departamento de Yoro



Students Helping Honduras is looking for an On-the-Ground Intern in El Progreso, Honduras. The Intern will work closely with the various Program Directors of the organization to assist them in their work, including at the Villa Soleada Children’s Home & Bilingual School and school construction projects. The intern will gain valuable administrative and on-the-ground experience in development aid work and join a team of 30+ staff and volunteers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with on-the-ground logistics
  • Assist Executive Director (Shin Fujiyama, CNN Hero) with daily tasks
  • Assist Administrative Director with daily tasks
  • Assist Director of Development with organization’s recurring donations program
  • Assist with project visits and assessments


  • Intermediate/advanced Spanish language
  • Currently in university or university graduate
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Start Date: December 2018 or January 2019


Our Interns live together in a staff house located in the city center of El Progreso. The house is within walking distance to markets, thrift stores, gyms, clinics, parks, churches, restaurants, fruit stands, bakeries, pools, smoothie bars, and cafes. Running water, fully furnished kitchen, electricity, WiFi, hammocks, a patio, and a washing machine are available at the house.

Volunteer Card health insurance

Monthly stipend

Transportation to and from airport

How To Apply


To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to info@shhkids.org. The subject line of the email should read: Application for On-the-Ground Intern in Honduras (Idealist). Please mention time-availability in cover letter.