Family Studies Internship

Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Ongoing - Flexible
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

Our interns work directly with our families to provide resource support and referrals to everything from food support and counseling services to transportation resources and access to durable medical equipment.
The intern will listen to the stories of the families staying at Casa Esperanza and gain new understanding into the challenges that face families traveling for medical treatment.

Areas of Interest: 
Health and Medicine
Great for: 
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Families facing cancer and other serious medical needs will be directly impacted as the intern matches meaningful resources to the family's specific need(s). Not only does the intern utilize resources in Albuquerque while the family is here, they also research the family's hometown to identify resources available to the family once they return home.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
Nonprofit Will Provide: 

A work station, computer, phone and training will be provided. Supervision by a retired MSW will provide the intern with professional guidance during their time at Casa Esperanza.

Additional Requirements: 

Family studies interns must pass a background check and be a current or recent student enrolled in a social services major.

Last Updated: Jul 16 2019
Address of Project Site
1005 Yale Blvd. NE
New Mexico
Contact Info
(505) 246-2700


The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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