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This page is dedicated to reconnecting with alumni through volunteering and events.

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Phase II Re-Entry

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Joy Currey

Program Director

Lauren Clements

Managing Director, Neuse River Campus

CORRAL Internship Program

Non Profit Management/Business Internship

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What you’ll do:

CRM Management

    • Ensures that important data is represented appropriately in the database
    • Create and manage reporting
    • Customize the platform to CORRAL’s needs

Office Management

    • Manages CORRAL’s office procurement procedures along with office organizational systems

Volunteer Management

    • Provides support in planning engaging events and trainings for CORRAL’s volunteers
    • Helps with volunteer communication and management


    • Assists with various financial tasks including the processing of donations, expense management & reporting

Internship Schedule
Business interns typically work 20 hours a week, with flexibility within the Monday–Friday 9am–5pm office schedule. Please contact for more information and to apply.

Communications & Marketing Internship

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What you’ll do:

Social Media

    • Manage CORRAL’s Instagram, Facebook & LinkedIn accounts — engage followers at least 3xs per week
    • Assist in gathering appropriate content for all accounts

Marketing & Communication

    • Contribute to the creation of email campaigns
    • Partner with Director of Marketing to run fundraising campaigns
    • Represent CORRAL at various events such as volunteer fairs, referral meetings, and fundraisers
    • Facilitate the on-time completion of projects within our Marketing Committee

Program Management

    • Assist as a tutor during programming
    • Attend staff team meetings
    • Collaborate with student interns on various projects

Internship Schedule
Communications interns typically work 20 hours a week, with flexibility within the Monday‐Friday 9am‐5pm office schedule. Please contact for more information and to apply.

Programming Internship

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What you’ll do:

    • Plan and execute activities both within and outside of programming for participants (ie: horse shows, extra activities, incentives)
    • Assist during programming either in the riding arena or as a tutor
    • Lead participant check-in
    • Perform various administrative tasks to ensure program effectiveness
    • Liaise between CORRAL & community partners
    • Collaborate with programming staff to create effective intervention plans for program participants

Desired/preferred qualifications

    • Experience working with high-risk youth
    • Relevant course experience (Psychology, Program Management, etc.)

Internship Schedule
Programming interns typically work Saturdays 8:30am–5pm, and work 10–15 additional hours between 11am–7pm Tuesday–Thursday and 10am–4pm on Fridays. Please contact for position at Raleigh farm and  at Cary farm.

Equine Internship

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What you’ll do:

Manage herd health of 10 rescued horses

    • Coordinate training and grooming calendar
    • Assess and cares for medical needs, both routine and emergency

Assist Equine Director in field management

    • Ensure proper rotational grazing of horse herd
    • Administer and responds to soil samples

Oversee organization and management of barn including horse tack and supplies

    • Seek donations of needed items
    • Serve as liaison with horse community to best serve the needs of the horses and farm

Project management

    • Coordinate task list of Horse & Farm Volunteers and communicates farm needs to volunteers

Desired/preferred qualifications

    • Natural Horsemanship experience
    • Interest in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
    • Business related coursework

Internship schedule
Equine interns typically work 20–30 hours a week, with flexible hours available between 11am–7pm Tuesday‐Thursday, 11am–5pm on Fridays & 9am–5pm on Saturdays. Please contact for position at Raleigh farm and  at Cary farm.

Graphic Design Internship

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What you’ll do:

Assist Creative Manager with:

    • Executing print and digital graphics (usually based on existing designs)
    • Editing email layouts in Pardot email marketing software
    • Providing creative ideas for projects

Desired/preferred qualifications

    • 1 to 2 years as part of a graphic design program at an accredited college or university
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud apps, especially Photoshop, InDesign, & Illustrator
    • Knowledge of formatting for digital platforms (including social media)
    • Knowledge of print process
    • Keen understanding of great design and current design trends
    • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
    • Organized, dependable, and detail oriented
    • Quick learner and efficient
    • Passion for furthering our mission through great design and communication while adhering to our current brand standards
    • Knowledge of WordPress
    • Familiar with HTML/CSS

Internship schedule
Graphic design interns typically work 10–15 hours a week, with most work being done remotely and preferred attendance at the farm on Friday mornings from 9:30a–12:30p to attend meetings and meet with the Creative Manager. Contact for more information and to apply.

Upcoming Events

  1. CORRAL Volunteer 101

    November 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  2. CORRAL Volunteer 101

    December 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  3. CORRAL Volunteer 101

    January 15, 2022 @ 9:30 am
  4. CORRAL Volunteer 101

    February 19, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  5. CORRAL Volunteer 101

    March 19, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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