InStepp Inc. is looking for creative individuals with great writing skills to help implement the company's Communications Plan. Individuals who serve as Communications Volunteers can elect to write articles for our blog, develop profiles of individuals who have volunteered for our organization once a month for publication on our website, maintain one or more of our social media sites, or assist with the publication of our quarterly e-newsletter. Journalism or communications majors are preferred but not required.
About InStepp, Inc
3717-B University Drive, DURHAM, NC 27707, US
To create a vibrant community by empowering women and adolescent girls who have major challenges to self-sufficiency to rise above the odds and succeed personally and professionally using gender-speciific training, education and prevention programs.
InStepp, Inc. is a community-based, tax-exempt, charitable organization located in Durham. The organization has served women residing in the Triangle area who have major economic and individual challenges to self-sufficiency since 2007.
InStepp offers long-term support and training to women who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking; women who are transitioning back into the workforce following separation or divorce; women transitioning from prison or jail and Hispanic-Latino immigrant women who are victims of crimes. Annually, InStepp Inc. provides women-specific and culturally-specific support and services to approximately 150 women in the Triangle area. Each of our clients receives follow-up support for an average of nine months.
InStepp uses a service intensive, long-term case management support model along with employment and career counseling, job placement assistance, skills training, mentoring support, transportation stipends, and financial assistance for empowerment activities such as re-skilling and continuing education classes to help its clients overcome their challenges. Personal advocacy is also a huge part of the agency’s support model. Other needs are addressed through referrals to organizations that provide resources for housing, food, health and late rental or utility financial assistance