Volunteer Development: Local Internship Get Inspired
GIBA (Get Inspired Bay Area) is an 8-week long annual summer internship program offered by Sewa International to college students.
The Get Inspired program provides a platform for young adults to explore and innovate young adults to explore and innovate new ideas and be instrumental in providing resources for the ongoing projects of Sewa International for the community.
Sewa supports the entire internship program by providing the interns access to an Intern Coordinator. The Coordinator provides assistance concerns and arrange for mentors, who serve as experienced personnel and advise interns on their projects.
Interns can apply for public relations, grant writing and health policy to support the many programs and projects that Sew Bay Area has to offer. By the end of the internship, interns have a minimum of 140 hours of experience working with a non-profit and direct interaction with their community. They conduct weekly summer activities for the high school Lead program and collaborate with other interns to build upon Sewa Bay Area projects.
This year, the 2017 Sewa Get Inspired Team is focusing on the following projects: