Details & FAQs
Do I have to be a Christian to intern or work at Juniper Refuge?
Juniper Refuge is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. This means that we conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of Juniper Refuge as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring candidates based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.
Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a), Juniper Refuge has the right to hire only candidates who agree with Juniper Refuge’s Statement of Faith.
What are the application requirements?
Interns are required to submit an online application, cover letter and resume, and acknowledge our mission, vision and values. We also require interns to pass a Criminal Background Check and Motor Vehicle Records Check, depending on the nature of the position.
Are internships paid?
All internships opportunities at Juniper Refuge are unpaid and self-supported. No compensation, stipends or financial benefits are provided.
Can I get academic credit for my internship?
Yes! Juniper Refuge is happy to work with colleges and universities to help students fulfill the requirements necessary to receive academic credit. It is your responsibility to determine what your school’s requirements for internships are and to share those with us if you want credit.
What is the difference between interns and volunteers?
An intern is typically an undergraduate or graduate student who is pursuing an opportunity for academic credit, or a recent graduate seeking professional experience. A volunteer can be anybody from a student to a retiree, there is no age limit.
How long do the internships and volunteer positions last?
An internship can last for the duration of 1 semester (3 months) for course credit, or up to 12 months. The length of volunteer positions varies.