Volunteers & Interns

The Applications to Volunteer and Intern with Horizons’ 2019 Summer Program will be open between January 15 and February 28, 2019. Horizons accepts both high school and college-aged volunteers. See the timeline below for Intern and Volunteer Application deadlines and requirements.

Fill out the Volunteer Application

  • January 15 - February 28: Volunteer and Intern applications are open
  • March - April: Volunteers / Interns will receive an email acceptance for the 2019 Program
  • May 11 - 12: Accepted Volunteer / Intern Training at DCD (attendance is mandatory)
  • June 1: Super Saturday Testing (attendance is mandatory)
  • June 27 - August 7: 2019 Horizons’ Summer Program duration
    • Session 1: June 27 - July 19
    • Session 2: July 22 - August 7

Volunteer Eligibility

  • Horizons volunteers must have completed grade 8.
  • All volunteers are required to sign the Code of Conduct.
  • Volunteers must be able to commit to volunteer for either Session 1 or Session 2 (or both).
  • Volunteers must be available to attend the mandatory training on May 11th and 12th, and must commit to volunteering for our pre-program testing day (Saturday, June 1st).
  • Strong applicants demonstrate a commitment to community service and volunteerism.
  • Horizons Volunteers must be open to work with students in grades 1 and 5.

Intern Eligibility

  • Horizons Summer Interns must have completed grade 11.
  • All interns are required to sign the Code of Conduct.
  • Interns must be able to commit to the entire 6 weeks of programming.
  • Interns must be available to attend the mandatory training on May 11th and 12th, and must commit to volunteering for our pre-program testing day (Saturday, June 1st).
  • Strong applicants are organized, possess strong communication skills, and demonstrate a commitment to community service and volunteerism.
  • Interns must be open to work with students in grades 6 and 8.