Volunteer to be our Summer Intern! Part-time, approximately 8 hours/week


Thank you for your interest.

This position has been filled, and we are no longer accepting applications.

Position Summary

CHEER is seeking to hire 2 volunteers to serve as our summer interns.  This position will require approximately 8 hours per week and will last until September 1, 2017.  This position will provide support to CHEER's Health Outreach Programs, as well as general operations and office administration.  

This position requires approximately 8 hours per week. Intern will report to the Executive Director.


Duties and responsibilities (include, but are not limited to)

  • Data entry

  • Creating reports

  • Organizing data and files

  • Answering telephone

  • Conduct other assigned tasks as needed



  • Candidates considered for this position must be friendly, excited to learn, organized, able to take direction and learn new things, self-motivated, and reliable.

  • Multi-lingual a plus, but not required.

  • Happy to accept students who are at least 15 years old, as well as college students and other adults. 

  • Good oral and written communication skills, and customer service.

  • Moderate level of comfort with technology. 



No monetary compensation.  Individuals in this position will gain valuable experience, sharpen skills, give back to the community, and meet new people.


Application Process

To apply, please email Vineda Myers at vineda@communitycheer.org.  If you have additional questions, please call (301)589-3633.


This position will remain open until filled.  The expected start date is late June or early July 2017.  


Organization Summary

CHEER’s goal is to provide people with the knowledge and ability to create healthy, thriving communities.  We strive to create safe and inclusive communities that produce equal opportunities for individual growth and fulfillment.  

CHEER's work focuses on the areas of health, housing, civic engagement, and youth development.  Our programs and activities include providing work readiness and entrepreneurship training for disadvantaged teens, providing community civic engagement and advocacy activities (such as partnering with local tenant and neighborhood associations to hold candidate forums in communities of limited means), creating a civic engagement curriculum, providing support local renters and condo owners, providing leadership development and empowerment opportunities for local parents and community members, and providing various health programs for immigrants and residents in communities of limited means (including Affordable Care Act enrollment, healthy food and diabetes programs, and breast health support).