Internship: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Who we are:

For over 25 years, CSH has been a game-changer for the most vulnerable people in our country:

  • Helping communities create 200,000 homes for individuals and families who did not have one;
  • Bringing hope to thousands who thought they would live on the streets or reside in institutions forever;
  • Ensuring not only a stable home for each, but access to the services that brought healthcare, recovery and training to their doorsteps;

 Why we need you:

CSH is seeking an Intern to work with the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The intern will gain experience in digital publications, writing editorial content, active participation in day-to-day activities, as well as involvement in special projects, as needed. A candidate for this role should demonstrate his/her ability to develop ideas and write expertly with director from the Director.

Location: 61 Broadway, Suite 2300, New York, NY

Time Commitment: 14-20 hours per week from February-June, 2020

Compensation: $15 per hour


What you will do:

Under the supervision of the DEI, the intern will participate in a number of projects including:

  • Serve as a regular contributor to the DEI program’s print and electronic publications, such as blogs, e-newsletter and our intranet site.
  • Assists in providing updates to internal website content.
  • Assist the DEI team in raising the profile of CSH’s diversity, equity and inclusion’s content through our intranet site.
  • Contributes to the creation of a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences.
  • Participate in brainstorms on the development of DEI workgroup objectives, initiatives and other projects.


 Do you have:

The successful candidate will be adaptable, entrepreneurial, collaborative, innovative, flexible, and a problem solver. Her/his work will be driven by strategic thinking and executed with creativity and efficiency. She/he will demonstrate patience and a commitment to treating others with respect.

Candidates for this internship must meet the following qualifications:

  • We require applicants to be currently enrolled in either an undergraduate or graduate program. They should be passionate about racial and social justice issues and anti-oppression work with some previous exposure to DEI work, though professional work experience is not required.
  • Detail and solutions-orientated, great interpersonal skills. Have good multicultural competencies, and ability to comfortably engage in conversations and concepts related to DEI
  • Solid knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion principles.
  • Demonstrates an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations.
  • Critical thinker, highly competent at understanding, distilling, and effectively communicating complex issues to a diverse audience.
  • Exceptional online research skills, especially in data collection, fact-checking and image searches.
  • Effective written and verbal communications.
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple assignments to meet deadlines with minimal supervisory oversight.
  • Strong collaborator.
  • Willingness to seek appropriate direction and guidance from supervisors when needed.
  • Solid knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Creative and positive mindset with the ability to think outside the box
  • A strong commitment to and understanding of CSH’s mission and a passion for race equity and anti-racism work.


Interested in joining our team as a leader in the national supportive housing movement?

 To Apply:  Candidates should apply by clicking on the link below. All candidates should attach their Resume, Cover Letter and Salary Expectations as one Microsoft Word or PDF document.

CSH is proud that it has been and always will be an Equal Opportunity Employer


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