Internship Descriptions

Browse through our list of available internships positions. If you find an option that fits with your gifts and passion, proceed and apply below.

Church Engagement

You will have the opportunity to serve local churches and other Lifeline ministry partners. You will help to resource and equip these partners to care for orphans and vulnerable children in a variety of ways. Interns will assist in the development and implementation of resources for national campaigns such as Orphan Sunday, Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, Stand for Orphans, and Mission Kid. This internship is designed to help students preparing for local church leadership through pastoral ministry or parachurch ministry leadership.

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Development

Help coordinate events in Birmingham and support events in our state offices. Includes reaching out to local businesses and partners, working with committee members, and recruiting volunteers. Interns will also be responsible for researching partnership opportunities, connecting with new potential donors, exploring methods of stewardship and donor appreciation, and raising awareness of Lifeline’s ministry in the community.

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Marketing

Interns will assist with implementing a comprehensive strategy for marketing Lifeline’s primary ministry aspects. You’ll gain exposure to developing content calendars, social media strategy, digital marketing, marketing campaigns, branding/design, and data entry. You’ll have the ability to learn or experience organizational databases, public relations, merchandising, marketing analysis, and a wide variety of communications mediums (print, social, magazine, podcast, email, etc.).

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Executive

Work with the Director of Operation’s office for planning and research for all aspects of the ministry. This office touches all aspects of the ministry, both internally and externally. Experience will be gained in planning, projections, development, staffing, and multi-site management.

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Information Technology

IT interns assist in troubleshooting computer and/or software issues, setting up computers and phones, administration of Office 365, the wireless network, and a VOIP phone system. A-V interns will work to film, edit, and provide graphics for training programs for adoptive parents and social service professionals.

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Pregnancy Counseling

As an intern working with the pregnancy counseling team, you will assist the pregnancy counseling and domestic team with administrative duties, paperwork, case noting, networking with partners, events, and case management tasks. Interns will likely have the opportunity to engage in direct practice with women from minority people groups and various socioeconomic backgrounds.
*Please note that the pregnancy counseling role is sensitive in nature and is often times working with women who have experienced trauma. Shadowing opportunities will vary based on the counselor’s case load.

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International Business

As an intern, you will work in coordination with the International Director and International Staff for the purpose of maintaining current country programs, establishment of new country programs, and furthering our relationships with alumni families. You’ll also research paperwork requirements for the submission of dossiers to new country programs, investigate the steps necessary for the completion of an adoption in newly acquired country programs; and work on specific projects that would reach alumni families with further opportunities to engage in Lifeline.

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Church Engagement

You will have the opportunity to serve local churches and other Lifeline ministry partners. You will help to resource and equip these partners to care for orphans and vulnerable children in a variety of ways. Interns will assist in the development and implementation of resources for national campaigns such as Orphan Sunday, Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, Stand for Orphans, and Mission Kid. This internship is designed to help students preparing for local church leadership through pastoral ministry or parachurch ministry leadership.

see more

Development

Help coordinate events in Birmingham and support events in our state offices. Includes reaching out to local businesses and partners, working with committee members, and recruiting volunteers. Interns will also be responsible for researching partnership opportunities, connecting with new potential donors, exploring methods of stewardship and donor appreciation, and raising awareness of Lifeline’s ministry in the community.

see more

Marketing

Interns will assist with implementing a comprehensive strategy for marketing Lifeline’s primary ministry aspects. You’ll gain exposure to developing content calendars, social media strategy, digital marketing, marketing campaigns, branding/design, and data entry. You’ll have the ability to learn or experience organizational databases, public relations, merchandising, marketing analysis, and a wide variety of communications mediums (print, social, magazine, podcast, email, etc.).

see more

Executive

Work with the Director of Operation’s office for planning and research for all aspects of the ministry. This office touches all aspects of the ministry, both internally and externally. Experience will be gained in planning, projections, development, staffing, and multi-site management.

see more

Information Technology

IT interns assist in troubleshooting computer and/or software issues, setting up computers and phones, administration of Office 365, the wireless network, and a VOIP phone system. A-V interns will work to film, edit, and provide graphics for training programs for adoptive parents and social service professionals.

see more

Pregnancy Counseling

As an intern working with the pregnancy counseling team, you will assist the pregnancy counseling and domestic team with administrative duties, paperwork, case noting, networking with partners, events, and case management tasks. Interns will likely have the opportunity to engage in direct practice with women from minority people groups and various socioeconomic backgrounds.
*Please note that the pregnancy counseling role is sensitive in nature and is often times working with women who have experienced trauma. Shadowing opportunities will vary based on the counselor’s case load.

see more

International Business

As an intern, you will work in coordination with the International Director and International Staff for the purpose of maintaining current country programs, establishment of new country programs, and furthering our relationships with alumni families. You’ll also research paperwork requirements for the submission of dossiers to new country programs, investigate the steps necessary for the completion of an adoption in newly acquired country programs; and work on specific projects that would reach alumni families with further opportunities to engage in Lifeline.

see more

Next Steps

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