Internship (12-15 hours/week) – Bay Area, California

Job Title:
Internship (12-15 hours/week) – Bay Area, California

Reports to:

Administrative Manager and Clinical Director

Purpose of Internship

The purpose of this part-time internship is to support the administrative manager in all duties essential to the execution of day-to-day operations of a non-profit community health center, training and research institute at the forefront of advancing the professional practice of spiritually integrated behavioral health practices.  This role requires a self-motivated, independent individual who has professionalism, basic familiarity with health practices, and an understanding of Islamic concepts and theology. 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Maintain a weekly check-in with staff therapists to ensure all administrative and therapist task lists are getting completed.
  • Maintain a weekly check-in with the administrative managers to ensure clear lines of communication between larger admin staff
  • Provide general clerical support to management, including mailing, scanning, faxing, and copying of important documents also includes the organization of physical and electronic files 
  • Maintain contacts and email lists, creation of email blasts (MailChimp)
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, speaking engagements and travel for staff and guest speakers
  • Assist with event planning and coordination for training, seminars, and conferences
  • Data collection from existing files
  • Assist with outreach related work, but not limited to, organizing large conferences, workshops or fundraising events
  • Office management including organization and up-keeping of all Bay Area office sites
  • Work on preparing brochures and flyers for mental health awareness
  • Optional Didactic training available every 2 weeks on Sundays at 8 am.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Associates Degree Required, Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook 
  • Knowledge of operating standard office equipment
  • Familiarity with Islamic theology, customs, rituals and rules 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize multiple/diverse projects and handle multiple demands paying close attention to detail
  • Able to work in under pressure and during busy hours of the day
  • Punctual, with attention to detail 
  • 2 years of administrative or clerical experience preferred in a clinical setting
  • Experience with medical billing and familiarity of healthcare office policies and procedures a plus

Working conditions

  • Four to five hours a day over the course of several days per week; working on Sunday is mandatory
  • Professional office setting, relaxed business. Islamic attire is mandatory
  • Works mainly out of Union City, CA office and intermittently works out of the Santa Clara, CA and Pleasanton, CA offices.
  • Routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers & filing cabinets


Unpaid position compensated with experience and training

How to Apply

Send CV or resume with a cover letter to with the subject line: “CA Intern

Application Deadline: 

Until the position is filled

Start Date:

August 1st 2020

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