Congregational Engagement Intern
Job Details
Episcopal Health Foundation - Houston, TX
$15.00 - $20.00 Hourly
Scope of Work

Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) is seeking an intern to support the Foundation’s Congregational Engagement projects on a part-time basis. The Congregational Engagement team works with more than 150 Episcopal congregations in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas to encourage their clergy and lay leaders to go beyond their church walls and into their communities to support community-engaged work in four focus areas: Mental Health, Organizing Communities, Poverty, and Racial Justice.

The intern’s major projects will include:

  • Capturing stories of congregations engaged in community-partnered ministries
  • Managing and increasing congregational engagement through social media, particularly the EHF Churches Facebook group
  • Developing materials for Get Out the Vote (GOTV) and Medicaid Expansion efforts

The intern’s day-to-day responsibilities will include:


  • Contributing to the creation of social media content for the division, including website updates and the creation of stories for the bi-monthly e-Newsletter
  • Helping to develop digital marketing materials for the division, including but not limited to brochures, graphics, and video ads
  • Preparing PowerPoint slides and producing or editing other presentation materials as needed

Program Support

  • Supporting the Congregational Engagement team to implement programmatic work
  • Assisting with events and meetings as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Experience
  • Junior or Senior enrolled in or a recent graduate of a bachelor’s degree program, or enrolled in a master’s degree program in public health or social sciences with an interest in advocacy, community organizing, health or health policy

  • Demonstrated skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Background working or familiarity with faith-based organizations

  • Strong digital communication and demonstrated social media skills

  • Experience with graphic design, data presentation and/or visualization

  • Proven ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment

  • Ability to develop good working relationships with internal staff and external stakeholders

  • Ability to prioritize projects and meet deadlines and support others in doing the same

  • Respect for diversity and the desire to work with diverse populations

  • Ability to collaborate well with others and contribute to a team environment


The internship will begin June 2022 and we are seeking an intern who will be able to support us for at least six months, with an option to renew. The internship will also provide the unique opportunity to build relationships with and/or shadow EHF employees of different backgrounds and content expertise.

All interns are expected to comply with EHF values, EHF citizenship expectations and EHF policies and procedures. These include: taking responsibility for actions and outcomes, being a good stewardship of resources, being transparent, being a team player, producing high quality work and maintaining a high level of productivity. All employees are expected to have sound knowledge of Microsoft Office software.