Economic Stability/Health Equity Programs Intern


Type: Internship (for credit)
Timeframe: June 2020- August 2020

Description: HWCLI Seeks an intern to assist with its regional economic resiliency and access to healthcare and human services programming.  The position would be a mixture of administrative, research, and client-facing work. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with organizational and administrative duties such as scheduling meetings, following up with partners, data entry, meeting notes
  • Topical research as needed on healthcare systems, referral processes, best practices, and historic and demographic trends centering on food insecurity, chronic health issues, COVID-19, disaster response, racial disparities in health outcomes, and outreach strategies.
  • Drafting interagency and internal communications based on research findings, drafting partner surveys, assisting with report writing.
  • Some client engagement, if they call with general questions or have discrete asks.
  • Other tasks as needs emerge


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, writing sample required.
  • Prior office work experience a plus
  • Customer service experience
  • Flexibility/adaptability to a faced paced work environment
  • Creative thinker/problem solver
  • Ability to triage several high priority tasks and assess the importance
  • Experience in serving vulnerable communities preferred.

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Established in 1947, the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island (HWCLI) is a regional, nonprofit umbrella organization for health and human service providers. We are dedicated to improving the lives of Long Island’s most vulnerable residents by responding to their needs through the promotion and development of public policies and direct services.

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