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Internships and Volunteers

As an intern or volunteer for the Dolores Huerta Foundation, you will learn valuable life lessons while, at the same time, help our foundation continue it’s important work.

Internships

The Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF) is a growing 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to create a network of organized and healthy communities pursuing social justice through systemic and structural transformation. Our civic engagement and advocacy efforts reflect our strategic priority areas which are Health, Environment, Education, and Youth Development.

DHF is based in Bakersfield, California. We are seeking interns passionate to work with and on behalf of DHF’s Vecinos Unidos members in Kern (Lamont, Arvin, and Weedpatch) and Tulare (Woodlake, Lindsay, and Cutler-Orosi) counties.

PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ANY OF THE FOLLOWING INTERNSHIPS.

Current internship opportunities include:

Civic Engagement:

Training community members on civic participation and advocacy
Non-partisan voter registration and outreach

Health & Environment:

Launching community garden in Lamont
Domestic violence prevention education
Teen pregnancy prevention with adults and teens
Education on obesity prevention
Environmental trainings

Education & Youth Development:

Coordination of camping trips
Sex education and outreach
Community art projects
Parent involvement in schools

Research:

Environment
Education
Health

Development:

Develop marketing materials
Assist with fundraisers
Assist with Social Media / Website updates and promotion

Volunteers

There are a number of ways you and your friends can volunteer and support the work of the DHF. Here are a few:

EVENT VOLUNTEER

Throughout the year, the DHF hosts events. If you would like to be added to our Event Volunteer Contact List, please fill out the GET INVOLVED form and indicate that you are inerested in working as an Event Volunteer in the message field.

HOST A HOUSE PARTY

If you aren’t in close proximity to us but want to support the DHF, we encourage you to host a house party fundraiser for the DHF. We have all the materials you need to get started! Depending on availability, Dolores Huerta may personally video conference into your event. Please fill out the GET INVOLVED form and indicate your interest in hosting a house party.

ADVOCACY

If you’re interested in advoacy work, we encourage you to check the website for actionable items. Also, be sure to sign up for our mailing list by filling out the GET INVOLVED form and visit our links page to learn more about what our partners do.