Hours per week
181 Constitution Drive
Mission Statement: LifeMoves is dedicated to helping homeless families and individuals across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula return to self-sufficiency and permanent housing.
Background: LifeMoves is one of the largest and most effective providers of shelter/housing and supportive services across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula. LifeMoves operates over 18 major sites from San Jose to Daly City, providing emergency, transitional, and permanent supportive housing, along with a vast array of supportive resources to help clients secure a place to call home.
LifeMoves serves thousands of homeless clients annually through its “Beyond the Bed” service model – a proven methodology that has historically delivered a 90% success rate in returning program graduates to permanent housing and self-sufficiency. Through community support – including financial contributions, in-kind donations, and volunteerism – LifeMoves empowers those in our community struggling with poverty and homelessness to gain valuable skills that lead to long term self-sufficiency.
Program Dates: June 10 – August 16, 2019
We have three main kinds of positions (listed below). Specific job descriptions will be posted in January here and communicated to all applicants who have already submitted an application.
- Summer Camp Program Lead (10-12 interns), leading one of our ACES Summer Adventure Programs.
- Strategic Projects Internships (10-15 interns), working at out administrative headquarters in Menlo Park in one of a wide variety of strategic positions.
- Direct Client Service Internships (4-6 interns), working directly with clients at a shelter site or in the field. These internship positions may range from health and nutrition management to emergency services with the Outreach team in the field.
Locations: Menlo Park, San Jose, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, San Mateo, and Daly City
All positions are unpaid, however we are able to provide proof of hours/service for any academic requirement. We also strongly recommend talking to your advisor or school's public service center about funding opportunities.
Please reach out to Angela Nguyen (email@example.com) with any questions.
- Make a real difference in our work to end homelessness through hands-on, educational, and impactful internship projects.
- Join a cohort of highly-motivated students taking on a variety of challenges, from managing a summer camp for homeless children, to grant writing and fundraising, to developing strategic plans for future services, and many more.
- Find a mentor in your internship supervisor, and gain immediate access to executives and vice presidents in the nonprofit sector.
- Participate in special intern social events throughout the Bay Area, such as historic site visits, a Giants game, tours of Google and other Silicon Valley companies, and more!