Marketing and Communications Internship Opportunity

Friends of Barnabas is seeking applications for a Marketing and Communications Internship in the Greater Richmond, VA area.  This is an unpaid internship that provides an opportunity to be part of an international nongovernmental organization providing public health services in Honduras.

The mission of Friends of Barnabas (FOB) is to improve the lives of impoverished children in Honduras by providing high quality sustainable health care and enabling communities to become self-sufficient through health-related training and education. The Friends of Barnabas headquarters is in Midlothian, Virginia, and a facility, operated by a staff of twenty who implement all FOB programs, is located in Peña Blanca, Honduras.

The Marketing and Communications Intern will play a key role and collaborate with FOB staff in both the US and Honduras to deliver content marketing through social media as well as other platforms to expand our marketing and communications efforts.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Content creation of social media/website/other

  • Assist with the design and execution of social media campaigns

  • Carry out secondary research to analyze industry trends

  • Assist in updates/upgrades in FOB’s digital platforms

  • Participating in Team Communications planning

  • Create weekly and monthly calendars to promote FOB programming and fundraising strategies on various social media websites

  • Create and distribute content such as blogs, infographics, videos, and press releases on social media and traditional news outlets

  • Track social media engagement to identify high-performing ideas and campaigns for scalability


  • Completed or actively pursuing 4-year degree, with coursework in business, marketing, digital marketing, communications, or related field

  • Ability to work independently with limited guidance

  • Applicant is keen to learn about the organization, willing to work hard, and committed to the mission of Friends of Barnabas. 


Minimum of 16 hours per week/ flexible schedule

To apply, please send letter of interest and resume to ashleigh@fobf.org

Join the Friends of Barnabas Team!