Volunteers & Interns

The Applications to Volunteer and Intern with Horizons’ 2020 Summer Program is open and closes February 28, 2020. Horizons accepts both high school and college-aged volunteers. See the timeline below for Intern and Volunteer Application deadlines and requirements.

The Volunteer Application for 2020 is currently closed. 

  • January 6 - February 28: Volunteer and Intern applications are open
  • March -April: Accepted Volunteers / Interns will receive an email from Horizons at DCD. We may schedule an interview.
  • May 16: Accepted Volunteer / Intern Training at DCD; attendance is mandatory.
  • June 13: Super Saturday Testing; attendance is mandatory.
  • June 29 - August 5: 2020 Horizons’ Summer Program duration.
    • Session 1: June 27 - July 17
    • Session 2: July 20 - August 5

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 16th, and must commit to volunteering for our pre-program testing day (Saturday, June 13th).
  • 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 16th, and must commit to volunteering for our pre-program testing day (Saturday, June 13th).
  • 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.