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Homes for Families 2020-2021 Public Policy Internship

Intern Responsibilities (can vary depending on level of experience and number of available hours):

  • Help draft and/or edit member, advocacy and event materials
  • Produce, draft, and or edit blog posts, policy briefs, fact sheets, graphs and other information for policy makers and HFF constituents
  • Assist with communication efforts to raise provider and family voices
  • Assist with the planning and executing of events
  • Support data maintenance and updates to our tracking and communications systems
  • Research on housing, homelessness and economic development
  • Assist with the logistical management of the Housing Solutions Campaign, a campaign focused on advocacy in support of the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program
  • Represent Homes for Families on relative coalitions
  • Supporting team members in other ways as requested

Preferred skills/experience of intern:

  • Experience and/or passion around issues of social justice, housing stability, and racial justice
  • Personal experience with homelessness a plus
  • Past experience working in an office setting
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good writing and editing skills
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Excel and the Microsoft office suite, and social media platforms
  • Organized
  • Ability to take notes, share information

Stipends and Scheduling:

We do not currently have funding budgeted for a stipend, but would be willing to consider a stipend if the intern has experienced homelessness or has economic barriers.

We can be flexible with dates and scheduling, and depending on the candidate, consider full academic year, fall, spring, and summer internships placements, typically 2-3 days a week.


Submit resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Peck, Director of Operations and Member Engagement:

Multi-Agency Directories

Provider’s Council – Jobs with Heart

CHAPA’s Housing Jobs Board

Opportunities by Agency

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Commonwealth of Massachusetts – Department of Transitional Assistance

EMPath – Careers, Greater Boston

Family Aid Boston, Boston

Father Bill’s & Mainspring, South Shore

Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Cambridge

Housing Families, Malden / Revere

Project Hope, Roxbury


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