Workership Student Intern Opportunities

The Grigg Lewis Foundation, Inc. sponsors the following Workership Program paid internships for Summer 2023. The Workership Program internships will consist of approximately 250-350 hours between May and August at minimum wage. All hiring, work schedule, and payroll are the responsibility of each participating agency. *Qualifying students living in Eastern Niagara County or attending a college in Niagara County should apply with the agency only. Each participating Workership agency is listed below, along with the title of available position/s and the contact person for each agency.

Click on the agency name to learn more about what services and programs the agency provides.

Challenger Learning Center of Lockport

Workership Position: Administrative/Educational Program Assistant

Contact: Krissy Reetz (716) 434-3196


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County

Workership Position: 4-H Youth Program Summer Intern – 2 positions available

Contact: Kathy Bowers (716) 433-8839 x239

Dale Association

Workership Position 1: Wellness/Office Assistant

Contact: Kristin Penney-Dunlap (716) 433-1937 x208

Workership Position 2: Information Desk Assistant

Contact: Gretchen Doty (716) 433-1886 x103

Historic Palace, Inc.

Workership Position: Performing Arts/Instructor/Production Assistant

Contact: Christopher Parada (716) 438-1130

Kenan Center

Workership Position 1: Marketing, Events & Promotions Intern

Contact: Rikki Cason-Weller (716) 433-2617

Workership Position 2: Summer Youth Programming Assistant 

Contact: Parrish Gibbons (716) 433-2617

Lockport Ice Arena & Sports Center 

Workership Position: Youth Sports Coordinator

Contact: Shelley Unocic (716) 438-7698

Lockport Main Street, Inc.

Workership Position: Special Events Assistant

Contact: Grace Platt (716) 434-0212

Lockport Public Library

Workership Position 1: Youth Summer Reading Assistant

Workership Position 2: Reference Student Assistant

Contact: Beverly Federspiel (716) 433-5935 x201

Mental Health Association of Niagara County

Workership Position: Program Assistant Intern

Contact: Tara Porter (716) 433-3780 x307

Niagara County Historical Society 

Workership Position 1: Office Assistant

Contact: Melissa Dunlap (716) 433-3780 x307

Workership Position 2: Curatorial Assistant 

Contact: Terry Abrams  (716) 433-3780 

Niagara Hospice 

Workership Position: Special Events/Marketing Intern

Contact: Allison Bolt (716) 280-0766

Salvation Army of Lockport

Workership Position: Day Camp Co-Director – 2 positions available 

Contact: Leah Brown (716) 434-1276 x107

United Way of Greater Niagara

Workership Position 1: Campaign & Program Review Assistant

Workership Position 2: Marketing & Special Events

Contact: William Briggs (716) 731-4580

YMCA – Lockport

Workership Position: Camp Kenan Day Camp Specialist – 2 positions available

Contact: Jennifer Coe (716) 434-8887 x522

YWCA of the Niagara Frontier – Lockport 

Workership Position 1: Summer Camp STEAM Activities Director

Workership Position 2: Summer Camp Arts/Crafts Director

Contact: Debbie Rogalski (716) 433-6714