2017 Mohawk Forest Summer Internship Position(s)

The Caleb Group

 Building Community One Spirit at a Time

Mohawk Forest Apartments

201 Mohawk Forest Blvd.

North Adams, MA 01247

The Caleb Group is a housing organization that nurtures community and offers supportive services to its Residents.  Mohawk Forest is an Affordable Residential Housing Complex with 190 apartments.  Williams College student Volunteers and Interns have partnered with Mohawk Forest to provide companionship, education, guidance and leadership to our youths and Teen Employees in Mohawk Forest’s Afterschool program and Summer Programs.  

 2017 Mohawk Forest Summer Internship Position(s)

 8 Week Summer Day Camp Program

Do you love working with kids?  Interested in learning more about the Berkshire community?  Spend the summer interning at Mohawk Forest, an affordable housing community in North Adams.  The Caleb Group at Mohawk Forest Apartments in North Adams is seeking one or more Interns to work alongside local teens to implement a Summer Day Camp Program with an emphasis on environmental and health issues for the kids in the community.  The internship is a great opportunity for those who are committed to education, community empowerment, and to developing leadership opportunities and environmental consciousness in the Berkshires.

The Intern(s) will work under Laura Tatro, the Resident Service and Program Coordinator at Mohawk Forest.  The internship is for 35 hours/week and covers an eight week summer camp program.   There is flexibility of working an extra week prior to the beginning of the program for preparation and planning of the program.

The tentative dates for this year’s 8 week summer program are:

 Monday, June 26 – Friday, August 18 or Wednesday July 5 – Friday August 25, 2017. 

The intern(s) usually work with the older elementary school day camp group, assisted by the teen leaders to implement neighborhood improvement projects in the Mohawk Forest community.  The intern(s) will also bring an environmental focus into the summer youth day camp program through experiential education including field trips, activity days and special events.

Past Interns in this position have worked on neighborhood projects which have included:

  • Access to healthy and local food
  • Trash and Recycling
  • Fitness
  • Other Environmental Awareness or action projects

 To receive a financial stipend for this internship, Interns need to apply for funding through the Center for Environmental Studies by the March 5th deadline.  

If interested in a Summer Environmental Internship at Mohawk Forest working with youths, please contact:

Laura Tatro

Resident Service Coordinator

Mohawk Forest

413-663-6900, ext. 120

[email protected]