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.

Counseling Internship (Master’s Level SW or Bachelor’s in a related field)

Work in a team atmosphere serving families who have adopted or are fostering. Lifeline’s counseling team specializes in serving those who have experienced trauma and disrupted attachment. Our counselors are trained in a variety of modalities including TheraPlay, EMDR, TF-CBT, CBT, and play therapy. They are also facilitators for Prepare/Enrich, and are skilled in treating other adoption and foster care related concerns. A bi-monthly clinical staffing is also available and open to interns.

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Educational Services Internship

Opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the brain and how it impacts learning. As an intern, you will assist the Bridge Educational Services team with implementing Bridge Plans, administrative duties, development, and preparing for our summer camp, Camp Empower. Our team is trained in cognitive fitness programs, primitive reflex integration and social-emotional tools, and techniques.

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Families Count

Assist with the administrative duties included in our Families Count program such as: following-up with existing church partners to track class outcomes, responding to email inquiries, and helping with the coordination of the semi-annual multi-church training conference.

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Foster Care

Assist trainers and social workers with foster parent training classes which includes weekly preparation, monitoring weekly assignments, and observing the classes. Interns will also shadow social workers during home visits, attend weekly staff meetings, and assist with filing and the auditing of family files.

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International Program

Shadow home study visits and assist in drafting reports; assist with information meetings for families interested in adopting; attend staff and team meetings and help with other projects (resource manuals, educational videos, community resources). You may also work on preparing dossiers for submission to foreign governments, working with the Department of State and US Embassies. Research trends in childhood trauma, institutionalization and attachment issues.

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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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Global Orphan Care

Work with our Global Orphan Care team to help organize and prepare child sponsorship information and reports. Assist the team as they prepare curriculum and other resources to equip the Body of Christ across the globe. You’ll also help prepare for an upcoming Orphan Care Summit and brainstorm and plan for our annual R(un) for One event.

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Counseling Internship (Master’s Level SW or Bachelor’s in a related field)

Work in a team atmosphere serving families who have adopted or are fostering. Lifeline’s counseling team specializes in serving those who have experienced trauma and disrupted attachment. Our counselors are trained in a variety of modalities including TheraPlay, EMDR, TF-CBT, CBT, and play therapy. They are also facilitators for Prepare/Enrich, and are skilled in treating other adoption and foster care related concerns. A bi-monthly clinical staffing is also available and open to interns.

see more

Educational Services Internship

Opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the brain and how it impacts learning. As an intern, you will assist the Bridge Educational Services team with implementing Bridge Plans, administrative duties, development, and preparing for our summer camp, Camp Empower. Our team is trained in cognitive fitness programs, primitive reflex integration and social-emotional tools, and techniques.

see more

Families Count

Assist with the administrative duties included in our Families Count program such as: following-up with existing church partners to track class outcomes, responding to email inquiries, and helping with the coordination of the semi-annual multi-church training conference.

see more

Foster Care

Assist trainers and social workers with foster parent training classes which includes weekly preparation, monitoring weekly assignments, and observing the classes. Interns will also shadow social workers during home visits, attend weekly staff meetings, and assist with filing and the auditing of family files.

see more

International Program

Shadow home study visits and assist in drafting reports; assist with information meetings for families interested in adopting; attend staff and team meetings and help with other projects (resource manuals, educational videos, community resources). You may also work on preparing dossiers for submission to foreign governments, working with the Department of State and US Embassies. Research trends in childhood trauma, institutionalization and attachment issues.

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

Global Orphan Care

Work with our Global Orphan Care team to help organize and prepare child sponsorship information and reports. Assist the team as they prepare curriculum and other resources to equip the Body of Christ across the globe. You’ll also help prepare for an upcoming Orphan Care Summit and brainstorm and plan for our annual R(un) for One event.

see more

Next Steps

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