Make a direct impact on your peers!

Apply to be a FosterClub Level II All-Star Intern.

FosterClub is committed to youth development and peer-to-peer learning. Our commitment to youth-driven style of learning and leadership is apparent in the Level II All-Star Internship position. Level II All-Star Interns serve as the facilitators, trainers and program coordinators of the 2016 FosterClub All-Star Internship Program. A team of Level II All-Stars consisting of 2-3 interns will be responsible for the development of the 2016 All-Star Interns and are essential to the success of the FosterClub All-Star program. The internship is one year in length with a 15-week on-site period at FosterClub headquarters in Seaside, OR. The internship will consist of the main elements:

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  • Assistance with All-Star Intern selections
  • General training and preparation sessions prior to on-site period
  • Facilitation of FosterClub core curriculum to 2016 All-Star cohorts
  • Training and event coordination and facilitation
  • Management and oversight of All-Star Intern travels
  • Representing FosterClub and all #FosterClubLeaders


The Level II All-Star Internship is an advanced opportunity for former All-Star Interns to continue working with FosterClub in a position of greater responsibility. To be eligible for the position, you must meet the criteria below:

  • Completed the FosterClub All-Star Internship prior to 2015
  • Demonstrates leadership skills and is highly organized
  • Ability to maintain appropriate relationships with FosterClub staff, board and partners, as well as current cohorts of All-Star Interns
  • Familiarity with travel logistics, including booking airline tickets and facilitating ground transportation  
  • Excellent written communication skills specifically with email messaging and scheduling meetings
  • Experience with computers and computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Has a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Ability to travel

Keys to Success:

  • Willingness to ask questions if you are unclear about projects you are working on
  • Setting a positive example and inspiring peers to action
  • Management of program logistics like keeping office hours and task management
  • Creatively present difficult topics in a fun and engaging way
  • Assisting in conflict management

Additional Internship Components:

  • Gain an advanced understanding of the child welfare and youth empowerment
  • Networking opportunities at various industry events and trainings
  • Opportunities to meet Congressional members and major decision makers in government
  • Gain experience in leadership role, maximizing your skill sets for future employment opportunities
  • Be a mentor and inspiration for your peers, other foster youth
  • Full-time on-site work weeks, which include weekends and nights to accommodate travel
  • Optional College Credit: contact your college internship department to see if internship qualifies for college credit


  • At-Home
  • On-Site in Seaside, Oregon – FosterClub headquarters
  • Nationwide


  • Internship Start: Spring 2016
  • On-site Dates in Seaside, OR: May 16 through Aug 27, 2016 - 15 weeks total
  • Adjustments to on-site dates may be possible, although candidates who are available for the entire period will be preferred.
  • Internship End: Summer 2017


  • Paid housing
  • All Level II All-Star Interns will be housed together in one side of a duplex house near the FosterClub offices.
  • Travel and transportation costs
  • $175 weekly stipend
  • $2,000 end of internship bonus (Rescindable or reducible if internship is terminated with cause or by the intern)

To Apply:

  • Attach your Resume, a Letter of Interest, and a Letter of Recommendation in an email to

  • Application deadline: January 18, 2016

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