Role of the intern:

We desire a dynamic individual able to work on their own initiative who will engage in tasks within all areas of our organization and facility. More specifically, the intern will engage in

  • data entry and processing,
  • facility maintenance projects,
  • food preparation and kitchen work,
  • program planning and leadership, as well as any other assignments designated by directors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet weekly with the Executive Director and other staff to plan and organize weekly tasks
  • Assist in preparing programming for events and retreats on the calendar
  • Engage in updating media outlets with new information, including website and Facebook pages
  • Utilizing database program to record, update, maintain user and event files
  • Create fliers and electronic publicity for event and retreats
  • During retreats and events, provide labor for kitchen or hosting chores
  • Assist in indoor and outdoor maintenance tasks, i.e. landscaping, painting, cleaning, repairs
  • Fulfill any other tasks involved in the operation of the organization as designated by directors


  • Junior or Senior college students with an interest or a major in Hotel and Conference Services, Parks and Recreation, Business Administration
  • Must be motivated, organized and possess good communication skills.

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Essential Information:

This internship position ideally begins in the spring but is flexible.

We require an 8 week minimum commitment.

Up to two interns will be selected for the 2018 spring/summer season.

Interested applicants should send resumes and beginning availability date

by April 30, 2018, to

Regina Baird Haag, Executive Director, at

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Powell House is the conference and retreat center of the 

New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Powell House
524 Pitt Hall Rd
Old Chatham,  NY
phone  518-794-8811
fax     518-794-8815
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