Once you apply, we will work closely with you to find an internship that is a good fit for your skills, gifts, and interests. We will seek out additional options for you if you would like to work in a field or organization not listed here.

If you represent an organization interested in hosting an intern through The Shalom Project, please contact Nathan Grieser, director. We are always open to new partnerships.


  • Transforms community through conversation with an emphasis on face-to-face restorative justice practices for youth and families
  • Responding to increased demands for criminal justice system reform and violence reduction, Advoz seeks an entrepreneurial, organized talent to pilot new restorative justice programs for adjudicated youth and adults, both in lieu of and after incarceration
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Alive Church

  • Faith community located in Ephrata, Pennsylvania
  • Worship internship focused on music and worship planning/development
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  • ASSETS supports entrepreneurs in obtaining their goals. Through their program, small business owners learn how to start, manage and grow a young business.
  • Lending, education, women’s leadership, mentoring and technical assistance, economic development, social enterprise
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Best Wedding Showcase

  • Pennsylvania Bridal Shows in Lancaster, York, Harrisburg, and Reading for couples who wants to plan their wedding in style.
  • Event planning and coordination, building and managing relationships with clients, marketing, social media
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Church World Service

  • Church World Service of Lancaster works hand-in-hand with caring churches, organizations and individuals to provide help and homes to refugees and immigrants, and to build a hospitable community for uprooted people so that they can fashion a better future.
  • Resettlement, employment, education, legal/immigration services
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Community Action Partnership

  •  CAP champions the achievement of long-term self sufficiency for individuals and families through services and advocacy targeting the elimination of poverty.
  • Child care, early education and parenting, financial education, food and nutrition, senior assistance
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The Emerald Foundation

  • Non-profit hub and community center, focused on supporting local non-profits and establishing programming to address unmet community needs, with a focus on education, youth, and healthcare.
  • Programming coordination, marketing, event planning, fundraising, administration
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  • Everence helps individuals, organizations and congregations integrate finances with faith through a national team of advisors and representatives.
  • Banking, insurance, financial services with community benefits, stewardship education
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Global Disciples

  • Aims to reach the least-reached people groups with the Good News of Christ by partnering with churches around the world to equip people to be church-planters and leaders.
  • Information technology, equipment maintenance and repair, database management, web development
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Habecker Mennonite Church

  • An intercultural, Anabaptist congregation in Lancaster that gathers to worship One God in two languages, English and Karen
  • Youth ministry, relationship building, tutoring
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Lancaster Mennonite School – New Danville Campus

  • A linguistically and culturally diverse Anabaptist school that empowers students to change their world through Christ-like love, peacemaking and service
  • Spanish instructor, PreK-3 teacher, after-school supervisor
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Lancaster Public Library Bookmobile

  • The bookmobile brings quality library services to persons who have trouble getting them otherwise with a focus on low and moderate income persons and neighborhoods and the organizations who serve them.
  • Assist in the regular operations of the Bookmobile, prepare and present story times, assist bookmobile patrons, work with member libraries and partnering organizations in the area of literacy
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Landis Communities/ Steeple View Lofts

  • Landis Communities serves the diverse needs and interests of older adults by developing opportunities and collaborative relationships. Steeple View Lofts is a senior living residence affiliated with Landis Communities in downtown Lancaster.
  • Assisting residents, building relationships, managing apartments
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Meals on Wheels

  • Meals on Wheels of Lancaster is a non-sectarian community organization that provides ready-to-eat meals- one hot and one cold pack- at low cost to homebound persons who are unable to prepare their own meals.
  • Communications, branding, fundraising, graphic design, working at issues related to poverty, food, and seniors
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Mennonite Disaster Service

  • Responds to those affected by disasters in Canada and the United States, with a focus on clean up, repair and rebuilding homes while also nurturing hope, faith, and wholeness.
  • Volunteer coordination and database management
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The Mix At Arbor Place

  • Dedicated to meeting the spiritual, social/emotional, academic, and physical needs of Lancaster’s at-risk, inner-city youth.
  • After-school programming, tutoring, literacy, enrichment activities, athletics
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New Holland Early Learning Center

  • Provides a nurturing, Christ-centered environment that meaningfully impacts children’s intellectual, emotional, social, and spiritual growth. The Center serves children from 6-weeks through 12 years, many from low income families or other cultures.
  • Teach or assist in a classroom. Work with children who are English language learners or who have varying needs.
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Oasis at Bird in Hand

  • Oasis is a newly formed collective of Lancaster County farmers, using chemical free and certified-organic growing techniques. Oasis cares about the health of our land, families and community and is committed to growing and sharing freshly-harvested, nutrient-rich food for better nourishment.
  • Canning and preserving food, presence in the storefront, packing CSA boxes
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Refugee Center and Community School

  • Works to connect families and schools with community resources to promote student success and to provide integration services for refugee and immigrant populations in Lancaster City.
  • Project planning/management, supporting families, extended day program assistance, uniform bank management and distribution
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ReUzit Shop of Ephrata

  • Mennonite Central Committee’s (MCC) ReUzit shops support the work of MCC, including disaster relief, sustainable community development and justice and peace-building work locally and globally.
  • Sorting and pricing donations, customer service, volunteer coordination, bicycle repair
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Ten Thousand Villages

  • Nonprofit fair-trade organization that markets handcrafted products made by disadvantaged artisans around the world.
  • Product design, purchasing/marketing, retail and facilities management
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Water Street Mission

  • Water Street Rescue Mission serves the homeless and hungry, providing comprehensive support to individuals experiencing homelessness. Resources include stable shelter, meals, behavioral health support, medical and dental care, and career support services.
  • Assisting guests with intakes and education
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Wittel Farm

  • A 40-acre farm owned by the Lutheran Camping Association, used to grow produce for food-insecure Lancaster County residents. Food is distributed through local organizations, including Lancaster County Council of Churches and the Community Action Program.
  • Planning/project development, assist with growing and harvest, host groups, educate about food insecurity
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