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Equity Focused Intern - Youth Behavioral Health


The Ryther Equity Focused Intern will assist Ryther’s Community Advisory Board planning team to create communications materials and CAB recruitment.

Work Hours: 6-8 hours per week, flexible schedule within agency hours of operation (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday)

Location: Remote

Supervisor: Kelly Scalise - Senior Director of Philanthropy


Detailed Job Description


Helping children, youth, young adults, and their families find their path to healing and hope is at the core of our work. Ryther wants to ensure equitable, evidence-based, trauma-informed mental health care by incorporating voices from a community-advisory board (CAB).


The CAB will provide feedback on policies and procedures. The CAB is a representative group of professionals, community members, those with relevant lived  experiences, and members of the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ community.

Training and workshop opportunities are available.


Interns receive biweekly individual supervision from their direct supervisor and attend team meetings.


  • Commitment to weekly and monthly meetings

  • Meeting time: First Wednesday of the month 6pm-8pm

  • Planning meeting time: Tuesdays 11:00am

  • Location: Virtual, with the possibility for in-person meetings in the near future

  • Be informed about Ryther’s policies, procedures, and programmatic changes

  • Aid in recruitment process for CAB

  • Support the social media coordinator in recruitment efforts

  • Community outreach and relationship building

  • Develop administrative and recruitment materials

    • A database of CAB members​

    • Updating start dates, honorarium processing, attendance

    • Onboarding materials

  • Assist in onboarding of new CAB members

  • Apply an equity and advocacy lens to the development of these materials


  • Send resume and cover letter to

  • ATTN: Kelly Scalise

  • Subject: Equity Focused Intern: Youth Behavioral Health.

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