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Summer Teen Internship Program

Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors can intern with a diverse group of socially conscious peers to bring vital social connections to older adults. Through one of our four summer teen internship programs, you can develop leadership skills and engage in meaningful programs with older adults. Through a variety of intergenerational activities – including discussion groups, home visits, creative arts and tech assistance – you can give back to the community this summer while earning over 112 community service hours. All DOROT intern programs are free.

We are monitoring COVID safety recommendations and making plans for in-person programming in Summer 2022. The internship will be a hybrid; two to three days a week in-person and one or two days will be virtual. Interns will need to travel to their internship location. Teen Interns need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including booster shot.

Applications for Manhattan Internships are now closed. A few spots are still open for the Riverdale Y and Shorefront Y internships.


Session 1: June 27 - July 21  |  Manhattan 

Session 2: July 26 - August 18 | Manhattan | Riverdale | Brighton Beach

Learn more about our four programs offered in these three locations:

Manhattan Riverdale Brighton Beach

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING ONLINE? Join weekly virtual intergenerational workshops led by an experienced facilitator through DOROT’s GENuine Connections program. Learn more about how to participate HERE.