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Are you passionate about making a difference?

Tubman relies on volunteers and interns to make a difference in every facet of our work. The passion and energy of our amazing volunteers and interns is essential to the daily work of our organization, and to support our clients and community.

We encourage applications from people of color, all genders, multilingual speakers, veterans, and those who have disabilities.

We offer a five-part orientation and training series for Tubman volunteers and interns. Most volunteer and internship positions require attendance at all five sessions, with positions beginning after training has been completed.

We also are offering a mini-orientation and training session on Monday, March 9 from 4-7 p..m. at Tubman East in Maplewood. This training is for applicants interested in becoming Personal Shoppers in Harriet's Closet or Childcare Assistant volunteers before the May 2020 series.

The dates for our upcoming five-part training series are listed below, and you can click here to download a flyer with May 2020 training schedule and further details.

Dates for the May 2020 Training Series:  
Saturday, May 9, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tubman East
Tuesday, May 12, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Tubman East
Thursday, May 14, from 6:00 – 9:00 Tubman East
Tuesday, May 19, from 6:00 – 9:00 Tubman Chrysalis Center
Thursday, May 21, from 6:00 – 9:00 Tubman Chrysalis Center

To view the schedule for our next training series starting in May 2020, click here.

Scholarship Information

While Tubman's internships are unpaid, we are members of several groups that provide financial aid to students.

  • **Spring/summer scholarship deadline: February 28, 2020**
    Each fiscal year, MAFEL awards up to six $225 scholarships for students participating in an internship. Students who identify as belonging to any population that may experience limited access to internship opportunities are highly encouraged to apply.

    To be considered for this scholarship, students must:
    1. Be enrolled at a MAFEL affiliated school and/or participating in an internship at a MAFEL affiliated site.
    2. Be a currently enrolled student.
    3. Be currently in an internship, in the process of applying for an internship (in which case MAFEL would verify placement before awarding) or able to verify future placement.
    4. Internship must be at least 3-months (12 weeks) in duration.
    5. Student must work a minimum of 10 hours per week.