Applications for 2022-2023 Summer Internships have now closed.

See below for some information about our internships. Applications for 2023-2024 Summer Internships will be open around July/August 2023.

In the meantime, you may be interested in applying for a volunteer kaiāwhina role – Find out more and apply here

Any questions about interning with us can be sent to the Volunteer Coordination team on


What you need to know:

  • Internships are unpaid.
  • They are part time, you can negotiate your internship (hours and days) around any other commitments you might have.
  • Internships are available from mid November to mid to end of February.  The office is closed over the summer holiday period.
  • Preference is given to current CLWHV volunteers and Māori and/or Pasifika applicants.
  • Our offices are in Te Awa Kairangi (Hutt City) and Pōneke (Wellington).


Our values are:


Manaakitanga: Respect, support and care. Outcome: Clients, workers and volunteers feel respected and looked after.

Rangatiratanga: Independence, self-determination, and ownership. Outcome: empowered staff, volunteers, and clients with the skills to meet their needs.

Kotahitanga: Unity, solidarity, and collective action. Outcome: Treaty justice, diverse voices are heard.