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InStepp, Inc

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InStepp Inc., a community-based nonprofit company in Durham, North Carolina, has served women who have major challenges to self-sufficiency since 2007. InStepp seeks enthusiastic, driven professionals to fill positions on its Board.

InStepp is open to professionals of all backgrounds who are excited to help serve, although we are currently targeting individuals with Marketing, Legal, Public Relations and Social Work backgrounds.

We are looking for individuals who will commit to:

1. Regularly attend board meetings and important related meetings;

2. Participate actively in committee work; and

3. Participate actively in fund raising for the organization.

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About InStepp, Inc

Location:

3717-B University Drive, DURHAM, NC 27707, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3717-B University DriveDurham, NC 27707

(35.95309,-78.95711)
 

SKILLS

  • Legal (General)
  • Public Relations
  • Social Work
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 30 hours per year or 2.5 hours per month

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