ChildServe Community-Based Services Internship in Ames, Iowa

Community-Based Services Internship

Ames, Iowa



The Community Based Services Intern will provide project and administrative support to community based services. Job responsibilities are flexible and will be determined based on specified interests, major, level of education, and course criteria. We are looking for team-oriented individuals who are driven to make a difference. In the internship position, you will have the ability to work in a variety of different areas and on significant projects. What You Can Learn

  • Program creation and development

  • Collaboration with other departments, including administration, volunteers, grants and therapy

  • Marketing strategies

  • Operations support

  • Interaction with the diverse families we serve

  • Staff engagement

We place a high value on all of our interns and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals. Job responsibilities are flexible and will be determined based no specified interest, major, level of education and course criteria. The ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree in social sciences, healthcare, non-profit management or other related discipline.

What You'll Need

  • Ability to be a self-starter

  • Ability to use effective communication skills

  • Flexibility, Creativity and Organization skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office skills

  • An interest in non-profit management, community development, and health and human services

  • The ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language

Schedule: 10-20 hours/week, during standard business hours. Can be flexible with class and other work schedules. Interns needed for fall and spring semesters.

Non-paid opportunity. This role can be offered to those applicants seeking course credit and/or specific college internship requirements.

Who We Are

Our organization serves over 4,500 children each year through specialized clinical, home, and community-based programs and services. We are experts in pediatric rehabilitation and care for children and young adults who have a wide variety of developmental delays, disabilities, acquired injuries, and other special healthcare needs.

The ChildServe - Ames location is rapidly paced and fast-growing. We offer Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, as well as home and community-based services. With thousands of children served each year, we are transforming children's healthcare access and quality.

Who We Are

At ChildServe, no position is ever “just a job.” When you join our team, you’ll leave work every day knowing that you’ve made a positive difference for children with special healthcare needs and their families.

We serve nearly 4,500 children each year through our wide range of specialty pediatric healthcare programs and services in Ames, Des Moines and Iowa City. We hire many positions, from expert caregivers, medical professionals, administrative staff (and everything in between). Each team member plays an important role in fulfilling our mission: We partner with families help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

ChildServe has been a Top Workplace in Iowa for five years running, thanks to our passionate team and our commitment to outstanding care. If you’re ready to help families move Forward Together with support from ChildServe, apply today.