Internships

At Opportunity Council, we believe the challenges facing our communities are big, but the power we have together is bigger. Interns play a powerful role in our work while gaining a broad overview of anti-poverty work and specific insight into select Opportunity Council programs.

Available Internships

Act as a Housing Advocate for unsheltered and/or lowincome households, connect household members with local resources and work one-on-one with clients to develop a Housing Action Plan. We are looking for someone who is able to engage with a diverse client base and be self-starter with an interest in learning about various housing programs in the community.

SUMMARY OF INTERN DUTIES:   

  • Act as a Housing Advocate for unsheltered and/or low income households
  • Ability to connect household members with local resources
  • Attend Housing Lab sessions
  • Help maintain client participation database
  • Work one-on-one with clients to develop a Housing Action Plan
  • Develop familiarity with RCWs relative to landlord/tenant law and Fair Housing
  • Communicate with and respond promptly to partner landlord’s needs

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Willingness to answer and make calls to tenants and landlords who have rental questions.
  • Ability to engage with a diverse client base
  • A self-starter with an interest in learning about various housing programs in the community
  • A creative problem solver who is looking for solutions that are unconventional
  • Ability to perform web and database research and apply that knowledge to the work you do
  • Organized and detail oriented

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