Internship Description Interested in Therapeutic Recreation, Human Services, Special Education, Recreation, or Non-profit Management? Intern with the Max Higbee Center! You will gain real-world skills while creating a real impact for individuals of all abilities.
Summary As part of the the Max Higbee Center’s internship programs, college students and developing professionals just like you put information learned in the classroom to work to expand professional experience and knowledge. Here they acquire knowledge about their field of study and gain on-the-job experience working for a non-profit organization. Internships can range anywhere from direct service in our programs to helping with fundraising and administrative tasks. Interns may be currently enrolled, recent graduates (within last four years) or experienced professionals looking to gain exposure to a new career or field.
Location The Max Higbee Center is located at 1210 Bay St #102, Bellingham WA 98225
Commitment to a positive, fun and team-oriented working environment
Working knowledge of Max Higbee Center policies and procedures (upon training)
Completion of a Washington State background check
Awareness of safety and risk management
Must be able to follow directions – and ask questions for clarification if needed!
Must be able to treat people with respect and demonstrate age appropriate interactions
Must be able to support and represent MHC’s mission and values
Hours/Days Our internships are very flexible and can accommodate your schedule and internship requirements.
Benefits This is an unpaid internship, however all interns are trained as staff and may be asked to clock on for staff coverage at times. Benefits include access to training, flexible hours, and the opportunity to gain meaningful experience in an adaptive recreation setting. How to Apply for Internships
Special Education, Human Services, Non-Profit Management or Custom Internship: If you are interested in an internship, please send a copy of the Internship Questionnaire along with a cover letter and current resume. In the cover letter, please describe which program your internship will support, how the internship will benefit your career and the period of time you are available. Application material for Human Services, Special Education, or Custom should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions about the above internships, please start by contacting our Internship Supervisor at (360) 746-7181 or email email@example.com
Therapeutic Recreation: If you are interested in a TR internship, please send a cover letter and current resume. In the cover letter, please include the dates of your internship availability. Application material for Therapeutic Recreation should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions about our Therapeutic Recreation internships, please start by contacting our TR Internship Supervisor at (360) 333-4285 or email email@example.com