Internship Information

The 128 Project  Internship program is a life-changing opportunity for motivated young adults to do hands-on urban mission work. Every week, 128 Project offers hope and resources to communities in need in areas of the Gulf Coast region in need. As an intern at 128 Project, you will participate in serving these communities and receive mentoring and discipleship from our staff as you develop your professional skills and experience.

While there are various areas of focus, every Intern will be serving the needs of our guests experiencing homelessness and poverty directly, serving at outreaches on a regular basis. In addition to supporting weekly outreaches, interns will choose an area of focus, such as outreach, guest care, development, communications, and volunteer engagement.

Available Tracks

Interns work closely with the Outreach Team and are equipped with the skills to lead areas of service within Outreach including leading the outreach preparation, volunteers, and specific service areas onsite while providing compassionate care to our guests. The ultimate goal is to develop skills for an intern to lead a full day of outreach depending on the length of the internship.

Guest Services:
Interns are equipped with the skills to engage directly with guests experiencing homelessness and poverty to offer encouragement, hope, prayer, ongoing care coordination, and practical connections to resources.

Interns help build partnerships with our donors to connect them to what is happening on the street and be sure that the quality of care we provide our outreach guests extends to our donors as well. Interns are equipped with the skills to engage directly with donors, create and implement fundraising strategies, host donors at outreaches, and learn about donor management, appreciation, stewardship, etc.

Interns work closely with the Communications Team to help our audience to better understand the challenges of homelessness through education and storytelling, as well as, supporting organizational marketing initiatives for fundraising, partnerships, and events. These interns can gain experience in content creation, digital marketing strategies, photography, video editing, website maintenance, Google Analytics/Google Ads, etc.

Interns will create and maintain an excellent experience for all 128 Project  Volunteers. Interns support the outreach team, approaching outreach from a volunteer experience perspective. This intern will learn how to use our Volunteer Management system to assist with maintaining accurate Volunteer Sign up Data and participating in Volunteer Appreciation. Interns will also assist with other volunteer initiatives and projects, for example, providing hospitality for Service Trips, the Senior Volunteer Program, and Special Events support.

Enrollment Commitment Time:
Internships are available from as short as one semester up to a year. Internship hours vary.

Application Process:
Applications are open and are due by May 30th for summer and July 15th for the fall. Internships begin June 2023 for the summer cohort and August for the fall


Are there any age requirements? This opportunity is available for adults, 18 years or older.
Can I earn course credits for this internship? We are happy to collaborate with your school to determine whether you can earn credits for your internship.
Is housing available? Our base of operations is located in Mobile, AL. While we do not offer housing options for interns, there are several Airbnb options in the area.
Is there a stipend for this internship? All internships are unpaid at this time.