This position is intended to provide qualified interns with opportunities to learn through experience about various aspects of immigrant and refugee women led households. In this role, the intern will support the Women’s Empowerment Program staff with the outreach and administrative support, as well as with direct service delivery.
Conducts outreach efforts to current community stakeholders and potential donors on in-kind goods
Assists in cultivating new partnerships in fields of employment and education
Helps with the organization of domestic violence prevention workshops
Conducts direct client work which may include accompanying clients to appointments, completion of governmental assistance applications, following-up on referrals, and other case work under the guidance
of the program staff.
Maintains and expands the Women’s Program resource guide
Completes data entry and assists in electronic and paper data management.
Develops client training materials, surveys, and program-specific forms as needed.
Conducts research using internet resources, in-person outreach efforts, and other methods
Participates in team meetings and offers valuable input to the staff
Completes other tasks as assigned
Skills and Competencies:
Communication skills with the ability to assist people of various backgrounds and cultures
Must be comfortable learning and working in a highly diverse environment
High level of organizational skills
Confident networking and conducting independent in-person outreach
Ability to express one’s thoughts clearly and succinctly through written word
Detail oriented in writing and completing processes
Interest in and passion for direct and indirect immigrant and refugee work including advocacy, direct service delivery, and acquiring of resources
Flexibility; understanding that day-to-day work can be ever changing
Ability to work independently
TO APPLY: Interested candidates may submit their application, resume and cover letter to Akheia Bowie at email@example.com, no phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship. Students may receive credit.