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FOCUS on AFFORDABLE HOUSING Internship Opportunities Our office can work with students to figure out the best way to get recognition for internships, including possibly receiving course credit, independent study or internship credit, and/or transcript notation. For more information about specific internships, please contact the person listed with the internship you are inquiring about. Once secured, please let the Office of Civic & Community Engagement know about your placement with one of these organizations. Carrfour Supportive Housing Contact: Paola Roman, Vice President, Housing Development Contact Information: Carrfour Supportive Housing is looking for interns in the areas of affordable real estate development, accounting, resident services, and farming. Carrfour’s mission is to be the leading provider of supportive housing for formerly homeless persons, and those at risk of homelessness, in the implementation of the Miami-Dade County Community Homeless Plan. [They] will utilize all available resources which permit [them] to serve [their] target population. [They] will forge alliances with organizations also committed to the community Homeless Plan and others whose involvement helps [them] to pursue the plan. Unpaid. City of Miami Gardens Contact: Jay Marder, Development Services Director Contact Information: 305-622-8025 Miami Gardens is looking for at least two Student Interns to perform research and assist with studies and plans for neighborhoods, historical resources and community improvement projects. The work includes working with residents, business persons and civic leaders. Excellent verbal and computer skills desired, GIS a plus. Unpaid. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Contact: Carlos Beron, Volunteer Coordinator Contact Information: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami is looking for a student intern to serve as the Campus Chapter Assistant. This person will learn how the program operates and become familiar with Miami Habitat. Job responsibilities include finding and recruiting contacts from local schools to set up meetings about creating new Chapters, following up with existing ideas and coming up with new ones for current Chapter activities, helping coordinate builds and other volunteer opportunities for Chapters, assisting Chapters with upcoming volunteer fairs and other events, tracking donations and entering data for Chapters (i.e. volunteer hours, etc.), and assembling documents and keeping track of files regarding Chapter related topics. Unpaid. Contact: Gregory Brown, Chief Financial Officer Contact Information: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami is looking for a student intern, preferably a Finance or Accounting major, to prepare supporting documents for grant draws and reimbursement requests, balance general 1

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