Community Outreach Intern

Job Type

Part Time



Application Deadline:



United States


The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally and internationally. PHI was distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Non-profit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search.

PHI is seeking a part-time regular Community Outreach Intern for the Health Intervention Projects for Underserved Populations (HIPUP). This position is located in Oakland, CA.

The Public Health Institute’s Health Intervention Projects for Underserved Populations (HIPUP) is seeking high school students for a summer internship. The purpose of this internship program is to promote community engagement and mental health awareness within the young Asian community in Alameda County. Interns collaborate with Health Educators from the IWAY (Improving the Wellness of Asian Youth) project which engages, educates, and supports Asian youth (ages 12-18) in Alameda County.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Recruit participants and build community awareness about IWAY’s services
  • Assist Health Educators in organizing and conducting outreach activities (e.g., community events such as health fairs)
  • Initiate and update social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter etc.) to establish a robust social network for IWAY


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Proof of enrollment in a high school in Alameda County (Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, and Union City)
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with the customs and needs of Asian communities
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work 2 4-hour shifts per week for a period of 8 weeks
  • Able to obtain a valid California Work Permit prior to the first day of employment


This is a non-exempt position and the salary is commensurate with experience.

How to apply:

To apply for this position visit our Career Site at

We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer


Level of Language Proficiency

Are you proficient in an Asian language? If so, please describe.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply