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UrbanPromise Nashville

Intern – Paid

UrbanPromise Nashville


Job Summary

About UrbanPromise Nashville  

Our mission is to show the love of Jesus to refugees by helping them heal, learn, and direct their own future for good.  Our vision is three-fold: Reach a Child, Raise a Leader, Restore Community. UrbanPromise reaches younger refugee children through afterschool and summer programs and employs high school refugees (called “StreetLeaders”) who serve as mentors and counselors in these programs. Our ultimate goal is to raise a new generation of indigenous Christian leaders that is determined to make Nashville a fully integrated city where social, spiritual, and economic capital flow between neighborhoods.  

Intern Positions  

UrbanPromise Nashville invites passionate college-students or recent graduates to apply for a part-time Intern position. There are 2-3 intern positions available for the Fall ‘22 season.  Internship is from September 6th – May 15th (the exact dates may shift). 

Related majors include: Education, Marketing, Non-Profit Management, Communication, Graphic Design, Social Work, Counseling, Faith and Justice, Ministry, International Studies


Job Responsibilities

Depending on the skills set and major of the intern, he/she will be responsible for:

  • Fulfilling tasks set out by supervisors.
  • Attending meetings and taking minutes.
  • Performing research at a supervisor’s request.
  • Updating social media platforms and writing copy for posts.
  • Creating images for social media posts.
  • Lesson planning
  • Leading a lesson for elmentary school students
  • Riding the bus home with students
  • Supporting students individually



  • Nashville-based
  • College student or recent graduate
  • Demonstrates initiative, responsibility, and resourcefulness
  • Experience or willingness to work with children and adult students of diverse populations
  • Enthusiasm for the mission and vision of UPN
  • Good judgment and professional behavior
  • Regular, punctual attendance and attention to all responsibilities
  • Confidentiality in dealing with student information
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both children and students

Start Date  

The start date for intern positions is on or close to September 2nd, 2022.  

Time Commitment

10-20 hours per week (ideal but not required)

Additional Information


Exposure into the world of nonprofit work

Hands-on, immersive experience

Work experience

How to Apply


In order to be considered for the teacher opening, please email your resume to Shawna Sheahen at and Jonathan Sheahen at  In the email, explain your interest in working for UPN.  Applications will be  considered on a rolling basis, and interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


  • Date Posted: August 11, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 09/02/2022
  • Salary Range: 500-1000
  • Working Hours: 10-20