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Are you interested in making a difference for women and children in Afghanistan? We are currently looking for a Programming and Development Intern! EH mobilizes the best resources, healthcare professionals, and knowledge to combat the devastating loss of Afghanistan’s mothers and children. If you are interested in the position, please email join@empowermenthealth.org!

Volunteer Position: Programming and Development Intern

Timeframe: At least six (6) months with the possibility of extension based on performance and/or interest

Location: Baltimore, MD based organization, with flexible virtual support

Hours: Flexible schedule with a minimum of two (2) hrs weekly

Salary: No organization-sponsored stipend is available at this time

Benefits: Experience with grassroots organizing and international nonprofit administration; develop relationships abroad; work with multidisciplinary Board; website development/design skills and database building; participation in the start-up of a dynamic nonprofit pursuing meaningful change.

Volunteer Description: The volunteer’s primary responsibility is to support program development operations of the organization, including the preparation of communication materials, management of fundraising activities, and building relationships with other relevant non-profit organizations and health care providers. Among other responsibilities, this role would include outreach, website design/content development, grant writing, event planning, and database development. The intern is directly responsible to the Board President, along with the other Board members.

Qualifications: We are looking for individuals with the ability to lead, work independently, communicate effectively on the phone, in person and in writing and interact in a fast-paced environment. Preferred experience includes: volunteer/work experience with international nonprofits and/or grassroots organizing; proficiency with Microsoft Office; excellent written and oral communication skills; enthusiasm and
accountability; and personal initiative and creativity.

My internship with Empowerment Health has been one of the most positive influences in my undergraduate experience.
John Power
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University (Class of 2012)
EH: Programming and Development Intern (2011-2012)
Currently: Medical Missionaries Global Health Fellow (2012-2013)


Unlike most other internships, not only did EH gave me complete freedom and flexibility to explore areas of global health that do not fall under their umbrella, but also encouraged me to initiate conversations and establish programs that interest me.”
Shreya Sarah, MS, M.Phil
Education: Johns Hopkins University (M.S. 2012),  University of Cambridge (M.Phil 2010),  Pomona College (Class of 2009),
EH: Programming and Development Intern (2011-2012)
Currently: Associate,  The Boston Consulting Group


I am fortunate for the opportunity to participate in the start-up of a dynamic nonprofit pursuing meaningful change and I strongly encourage you to join the EH community.
Nikki Jiam
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University (Class of 2012)
EH: Programming and Development Intern (2011-2012)
Currently: MD Candidate,  Johns Hopkins School of Medicine”