UrbanLife Internships

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At UrbanLife, we want to connect your passion, skills or education with on the ground work, and we’re excited to partner with you in the development of your own leadership as you help develop others.  As an intern, you’ll spend 10 hours weekly learning the ins and outs of how a faith-based community development organization like UrbanLife operates.

Get in the mix of our for-purpose social enterprises like UrbanLife Farms and Tables, learn how to manage a non-profit from the finances to the fundraising, or help craft our overall message through social media, videography and the written word.  We guarantee you’ll gain hands-on experience with visible impact, while working closely with our amazing team of neighborhood leaders and staff.  What are you waiting for? Apply now!

The Details

Dates: September-December 2018
Schedule: 10 hours/week, flexible hours
Compensation: unpaid internship with the ability to coordinate with your institution to offer academic credit for your experience. 
Intern roles: we have openings for a social enterprise intern, a marketing & communications intern, a youth development intern, and a graphic design intern. You may check multiple positions on your application. 


  • Hands-on, meaningful work in the non-profit industry

  • Exposure to a number of different programs and student participants in City Heights and Southeastern San Diego

  • Valuable resume experience

  • Upon completion, letters of recommendation and referrals for excellent work

  • Staff trainings and leadership development


  • 18 years or older, either enrolled in or completed college

  • an understanding and/or support of UrbanLife's vision and the work of Christian community development

  • hard worker, self-starter, and must have a willingness to serve

  • teachable, creative, flexible and has a lot of initiative to work in environments where the work is never done!

  • low-key tech skills like excel, g-suite, blogging, etc.

Email Sarah at sarahcarter@urbanlifesd.org with any other questions.