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Paid Internship

New York, NY


Who we are:

For over 25 years, CSH has been a game-changer for the most vulnerable people in our country:

»  Helping communities create 200,000 homes for individuals and families who did not have one;

»  Bringing hope to thousands who thought they would live on the streets or reside in institutions forever;

»  Ensuring not only a stable home for each, but access to the services that brought healthcare, recovery and training to their doorsteps;



Why we need you:

CSH is seeking an intern to work with the NY Metro Program to gain experience in the supportive housing field through active participation in day-to-day activities as well as involvement in special projects, as needed.  The Metro Program Team covers New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania and some travel will be required.  A candidate for this role should demonstrate his/her ability to learn and develop professionally within a team environment.


Location: 61 Broadway, Suite 2300, New York, NY (remote until offices re-open)

Time Commitment: Minimum of 14 hours per week for 12 weeks

Compensation: $15 per hour


What you will do:

Under the supervision on the Director of the Metro Program Team, the intern will participate in a number of projects related to the team including:

  • Work collaboratively with the program staff and Communications team to prepare and distribute media alerts, blogs and other social media;
  • Conduct research and/or data analysis for Metro Program staff on specific projects;
  • Prepare training materials and exercises, including revising and updating PowerPoint and other materials;
  • Special projects that will be clearly defined with clear goals and deliverables to be accomplished within internship period.


Do you have:

All CSH staff share a common competency framework.  These competencies guide our approach and help us to create value.  The successful candidate will be adaptable, entrepreneurial, collaborative, innovative, flexible, and a problem solver.  Her/his work will be driven by strategic thinking and executed with creativity and efficiency.  She/he will demonstrate patience and a commitment to treating others with respect. 


Candidates for this internship must meet the following qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in learning about supportive housing
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of personnel and management
  • Excellent customer service, organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate good judgment and attention to detail
  • Event coordination experience preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred.