Flexibility: High 

Social Engagement: High

What’s What: What if you could use your experience and knowledge to guide an intern working for decent and affordable housing for all in the greater Providence area?

Amava Take: Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to building decent, affordable housing with families that live in substandard and unaffordable housing and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Their vision is seeing that all residents of the greater Providence area live in decent, affordable homes. Under the leadership of the Board of Directors and its new Executive Director, the Greater Providence affiliate has developed an ambitious but viable strategic plan to structure, streamline, and scale up its program services. Habitat for Humanity is looking for active mentors to help guide and work alongside their interns. Be part of this exciting program!

Questions and Answers

What kinds of interns is Habitat for Humanity of Greater Providence working with?

Habitat for Humanity is looking for interns in the areas of volunteer recruitment, accounting/finance, marketing and construction management. 

What can a Mentor do?

As a mentor, you can share your knowledge, be on call for your intern, schedule regular check-ins (a virtual, weekly lunch perhaps?) and make yourself available to support the organization. You can also roll your sleeves up and help you mentee get the work done!

What is the time commitment?

Approximately 8 hours/week.

Special Requirements: Commitment to the vision and goals of Habitat for Humanity and practical experience in the areas of volunteer recruitment, accounting/finance, marketing or construction management. 

Setting it Up:  Due to COVID-19, interaction with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Providence will be held via video conference for the time being. If you’re interested in this opportunity, write to us at member-services@amava.com with “Mentor Interns” for Habitat in the subject line.