Workership Student Intern Opportunities

The Grigg Lewis Foundation, Inc. sponsors the following Workership Program paid internships for Summer 2024. The Workership Program internships will consist of approximately 250-350 hours between May and August at minimum wage. All hiring, work schedules, 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: STEAM Program, Camp & Outreach Intern

Contact: Kathy Michaels or 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: Office Assistant

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

Workership Position 2: Front Desk Receoptionist

Contact: Gretchen Doty (716) 433-1886 x103

DeSales Catholic School

Workership Position: Marketing & Advancement Intern

Contact: Kim Knuutila (716) 433-6422 x407

EPIC – Niagara County Family Empowerment Center

Workership Position 1: Administrative/Family Programming Assistant

Contact: Ashley Greene (716) 332-4155

Historic Palace, Inc.

Workership Position: Performing Arts School Instructor

Contact: Rachael Maziarz (716) 438-1130

Kenan Center

Workership Position 1: Arts & Culture Intern

Workership Position 2: Sports & Recreation Intern 

Contact: Lea Sobieraski (716) 433-2617

Lockport Main Street, Inc.

Workership Position 1: Special Events Assistant

Workership Position 2: Lockport Community Farmers Market Assistant

Contact: Grace Platt (716) 434-0212

Lockport Public Library

Workership Position 1: Children’s/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 

Contact: Tara Porter (716) 433-3780 x307

Niagara County Historical Society 

Workership Position 1: Museum Assistant

Contact: Ann Marie Linnabery (716) 434-7433

Workership Position 2: Curatorial Assistant 

Contact: Terry Abrams  (716) 434-7433

Niagara Hospice 

Workership Position: Special Events/Marketing Intern

Contact: Allison Bolt (716) 280-0766

Salvation Army of Lockport

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

Contact: Leah Brown (716) 434-1276 x107

United Way of Greater Niagara

Workership Position 1: Community Relations Intern

Contact: William Briggs (716) 731-4580

Youth Mentoring Services in Niagara County, Inc.

Workership Position: Summer Program Assistant – 2 positions available

Contact: Sue Capell / Kourtney Malcolm (716) 434-1855

YMCA – Lockport

Workership Position: Camp Kenan Day Camp Specialist 

Contact: Jennifer Coe (716) 434-8887 x522

YWCA of the Niagara Frontier – Lockport 

Workership Position 1: STEAM Activities Director

Workership Position 2: Summer Camp Arts/Crafts Director

Contact: Debbie Rogalski (716) 433-6714