Internships

Your future starts here!

You are ready to start a career, and all you need is the training and experience.  The Old Colony Y is looking for bright individuals who are interested in the fields of:

  • Social Work

  • Criminal Justice

  • Education

  • Youth Development

  • Psychology

  • Sociology

  • Any Other Human Service Field

  • Fitness

  • Nutrition

Why the Y?

Our professionally trained staff work hard to provide meaningful opportunities for an individual to develop his or her career path in the workplace.  The YMCA atmosphere is fun, the facilities are safe and clean, and the work is among the most rewarding.

The Old Colony Y is committed to the development of strong spirit, mind, and body, guided by Judeo-Christian principles to enrich the quality of life for all in our communities.  We provide high quality services for youth and families, including those that are at-risk and in need of additional support services.  The YMCA strives to assist youth and their families to reach their fullest potential-through an array of programs and services specifically designed to meet their needs, and the changing needs of the 31 communities we serve.

Opportunities for Internships:

  • Diagnostic/Clinical Assessment Units

  • Transition to Independent Living Programs

  • Adolescent Residential Programs

  • Adolescent Detention Programs

  • Community-Based Programs

  • Education in Alternative Settings

  • Juvenile Justice Programming

  • Mental Health Clinic

  • Youth Development Programs

  • Homeless Shelters

  • Health, Fitness and Nutrition Programs

  • Literacy Programs

  • Big Sister Big Brother Program

Getting Started:

The Old Colony YMCA accepts applications for internships year-round.  We work hard to meet the educational requirements, area of interest, time schedule, and personal goals of our interns.  Contact the appropriate YMCA staff listed below to learn more about the opportunities available, and to schedule an information session.