Internship Opportunities at Shepherd’s Field Children’s Village

SFCV is currently offering internships year-round. Our busiest season is during the summer months (May-August), and positions tend to fill up quickly and are assigned on a “first come” basis.  Apply TODAY!

  • ALL Internships are a minimum of 2 weeks in length.
  • ALL Internships will begin on Thursdays.
  • ALL Internships will end on Wednesdays.
  • Internship Fees: (Included in the internship fee: Thursday pick-up/ Wednesday drop-off at the airport; lodging in the Inn on campus; Daily lunch)
    • 2 Weeks (minimum): $400USD
    • 4 Weeks: $800USD
    • 6 Weeks: $1200USD
    • 8 Weeks: 1600USD
  • Interns are expected to work a 40-hour work week. An intern may work in several areas while at Shepherd’s Field such as:
    • Education/ School: Assisting SFCV teachers in an educational setting; teaching English, assisting with daily class, projects, field trips.
    • Guest Relations: Greeting & managing guests, teams and interns; giving tours; maintaining and marketing SFCV store and products.
    • Donations: Organizing, maintaining, and marketing donations; assisting staff with donations inventory, distributing supplies to children, nannies and staff.
    • Therapy: Assisting SFCV therapy team in daily physical, occupational, speech and behavioral therapies.
    • Medical: Assisting SFCV medical team with daily and weekly rounds, hospital visits, treatments.
    • Vocational/ Life Skills: Assisting staff as they work with our older children (14 and up) regarding personal care and hygiene, life skills, pre-job training, and job training.
    • Campus Management: Helping with SFCV greenhouse and gardens, agriculture, and campus maintenance.
    • Recreation: Creating and implementing Physical Education activities for children in school and various activities for houses.

Still have questions? Contact us!

If you are interested in becoming an intern, submit the following:

  • Application
  • Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Recent Photo
  • Dates of Interest

Please send to our intern coordinator at [email protected]

Internship Application Windows

Please submit your intern/volunteer application within the time frame stated below:

  • Winter Internships, apply between July 1 – November 1
  • Spring Internships, apply between October 1 – February 1
  • Summer Internships, apply between November 1 – March 1
  • Fall Internships, apply between May 1 – September 1
Interns/volunteers must be a minimum of 16 years of age to stay at SFCV on their own. We kindly ask that all interns/volunteers under the age of 16 be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.

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