The first life you change may be your own. 


What Our Interns Love About Their Experience

Cultural immersion of living in the rural [area] with other interns and staff

Intern retreats to Brightwood Ranch and Banff

Building relationships with kids and youth

Working alongside passionate, experienced staff

Learning how to love those who seem difficult to love

Learning about specific issues related to homelessness: aboriginal awareness, housing, human trafficking, justice system, and health issues


How Time is Spent

There are 2 major components to your internship, the placement site, and the education.

The placement site is the area within Hope Mission that you will spend the majority of time and gain most of your hands-on experience.

Housing &

Room and board is available for full-time interns. All full-time interns will receive a monthly stipend and may be eligible for financial assistance if returning to school.

Practicums & Academics

Hope Mission interns have applied their experience towards academic credit requirements in a variety of programs. We are very willing to work with students to fulfill these requirements.

Business & Professional Internships

Our Community Interns are also able to serve on the organizational side of a non-profit with opportunities to serve and learn with Hope Mission’s fundraising, digital media, public relations, special events and human resources teams. Hope Mission Interns have applied their experience toward their business degrees.