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Internships

Thank you for your interest in an internship opportunity with the YWCA Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley. The following opportunities are placed on hold due to COVID-19. For more information, please contact Ally Slavick at 865-523-6126.

Applications can be found here.

Phyllis Wheatley Center: Youth Virtual Learning Counselor

Department: Phyllis Wheatley Center

Position: Youth Virtual Learning Tutor Intern (unpaid)

Term: August-May preferred. Fall and Spring semesters available.

Commitment: 3-10 hours per week

Qualifications:

• High interest in helping develop youth

• Minimum 3.0 GPA

• Community/organization focus

Position Requirements:

• Assist with after-school program tutoring for middle and high school youth

• Help with monthly data collection and tracking.

• Create innovative lesson plans for after-school enrichment. Research and help develop program best practices and strategies for extended learning.

• Able to work in a fast paced environment and with a diverse group. Be fair and impartial to all students.

Supervised by: Director of Phyllis Wheatley Center

Additional Information: Must pass a background check and be formally hired by HR.

ReCAb (Reducing Chronic Absenteeism) Support Intern

Department: Phyllis Wheatley Center

Position: ReCAb Intern (unpaid)

Term: August-May preferred, Summer also available

Commitment: 3-10 hours per week

Qualifications:

• High interest in helping develop youth

• Minimum 3.0 GPA

• Community/organization focus

Position Requirements:

• Assist with after-school program tutoring in Math and English for middle and high school youth

• Help with monthly data collection and tracking.

• Research and help develop program best practices and strategies for reduction of chronic absenteeism.

• Able to work in a fast paced environment and with a diverse group. Be fair and impartial to all students.

Supervised by: Director of Phyllis Wheatley Center

Additional Information: Must pass a background check and be formally hired by HR.

Phyllis Wheatley Center Youth Counselor Intern

Department: Phyllis Wheatley Center

Position: Youth Counselor Intern (unpaid)

Term: August-May preferred, Summer also available

Commitment: 3-10 hours per week

Qualifications:

• High interest in helping develop youth

• Minimum 3.0 GPA

• Community/organization focus

Position Requirements:

• Assist with after-school program tutoring in Math and English for middle and high school youth

• Help with monthly data collection and tracking.

• Create innovative lesson plans for after-school enrichment. Research and help develop program best practices and strategies for extended learning.

• Able to work in a fast paced environment and with a diverse group. Be fair and impartial to all students.

Supervised by: Director of Phyllis Wheatley Center

Additional Information: Must pass a background check and be formally hired by HR.