Internship / Volunteer opportunities
Leon, Nicaragua and New Haven.
The New Haven/Leon Sister City Project supports sustainable development, education and social justice in Nicaragua and Connecticut.
We invite you to consider interning if you're interested in:
• working to build a more just world.
• learning about international development/ solidarity.
• grassroots fundraising and nonprofit management.
• community based education.
• environmental, sustainable development and public health issues.
Particular areas of need include:
Climate Change Campaign - Outreach and education on climate change and sustainable development in New Haven.
Education - Supports improvement of rural education in Nicaragua from preschool to teens.
Public health/Food Security - Work to address food insecurity and public health in rural Nicaragua public health (nutrition, clean cook stoves, trash burning, chronic kidney disease in sugar cane workers).
Women and Gender Program – support training and organizing women and girls to confront gender violence in Nicaragua.
Theater - The Theater Project supports New Haven and Leon theater that explores themes related to social justice and Latin America
Fundraising – Learn more about creating and supporting nonprofits, help with grassroots fundraising, events (Fair Trade sales), planning and coordination of 30th Anniversary events. We are also interested in increasing our foundation support and need help with researching and writing proposals.
Delegations - Organize/lead a delegation. Staff support provided here and in Leon.