Training and Education Intern

South Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Part Time, Internship
Pacific Pride Foundation

Position: Training & Education Intern

Department: Programs – Training and Education
Location: Operations in Santa Barbara- partially remote – occasional travel within Santa Barbara County

Compensation: $25/hr- additional pay differential of $2/hr for bilingual Spanish-English candidates.

Type of employment: Paid Internship, Non-exempt, part-time, 10 hours a week. 



Pacific Pride Foundation (PPF) is the largest LGBTQ+ center between Los Angeles and San Francisco, serving all of Santa Barbara County. Partnering with 70 educational and nonprofit agencies, we create a thriving and visible LGBTQ+ community and prevent the transmission of HIV and HEP-C. Serving more than 10,000 people per year with an annual budget of $1.7 million, our programs focus on the health and wellness of individuals as well as the community. During Covid, we have pivoted to provide most programs virtually, including programs for youth and older adults, counseling services, LGBTQ+ competency training, community events, and advocacy. Additionally, we continue to provide the only syringe exchange program in Santa Barbara County.



Starting as soon as possible, this internship requires a minimum 6 months of commitment at 10 hours per week — scheduled to suit the selected intern’s availability during PPF’s business hours Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm and occasional weekends. Based in the Santa Barbara office, the Training and Education Intern will support our Training and Education Manager with administrative tasks relating to Training, Education, and the Stop the Hate Project. Access to a working computer and working internet is crucial in order to complete the functions of this position. This is a hybrid position, with minimal travel within Santa Barbara County.


Training and Education

The Training and Education Intern will support the Training and Education Manager in administrative work including but not limited to: 

  • Data entry, completion of service agreements, workshop and training preparation.
  • The creation of educational flyers and materials
  • Other duties as assigned


The Training and Education Intern will assist the Training and Education Manager in tasks relating to the Stop the Hate Project including but not limited to:


  • The creation of flyers and promotional materials for events that the Training and Education Manager oversees
  • Administrative support including but not limited to data entry, responding to inquiries when requested, outreach to community members and partnerships
  • Serve as an online trainer for quarterly community cross-cultural trainings
  • The development of educational materials such as Powerpoint Presentations
  • Support at in-person training sessions and workshops, as well as events relating to the Stop the Hate Project
  • Other duties as assigned


About the Stop the Hate Project

PPF’s Stop the Hate project includes the following components:

  • Cross-organizational training between PPF and other social justice organizations.
  • Working with youth leaders to develop mini-trainings for lunchtime GSA meetings.
  • Quarterly community training sessions around LGBTQ+ issues.
  • Training for LGBTQ+ youth and allies, family and LGBTQ+ youth-serving professionals.
  • Developing, producing, and supporting community events for Black and Latine LGBTQ+ community members



The Training and Education Intern should have the following skills and experience:

  • Computer literate with proficiency in databases, G-Suite, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Sensitive to confidential information
  • Ability to manage and work with multiple deadlines and prioritize
  • Strong preference for a bilingual candidate – Spanish and English
  • A passion for uplifting the LGBTQ+ community

The Training and Education Intern must also be able to:

  • Complete and pass a background check, including ability to work with youth
  • Lift 25+ pounds and work in outdoor and indoor spaces
  • Work evenings weekly and occasional weekends as needed


Qualified candidates can apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to

Pacific Pride Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, political affiliation, marital or family status, age, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Pacific Pride Foundation values candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences, and we strive to maintain the highest levels of professionalism and accountability, creating opportunities for professional development and personal growth.

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