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Get hands on training by interning with us!
Peaceful Paths offers dynamic internships for undergraduate and graduate students interested in gaining valuable experience for credit. All internships interacting with clients require the completion of a Domestic Violence Advocate training. For more information, please contact the designated team member.
Fundraising interns work with the Development Department to organize and execute special events, coordinate donor solicitations, and create fundraising communications. They will work closely with the Director of Development, Stephanie Freas, and must be able to attend all special events.
Economic Empowerment interns work directly with survivors and teach them the skills and tools they need to live financially independent of their abusers. Interns work from the Outreach Center and help deliver financial empowerment curriculum under the direction of Trish White, the Economic Empowerment Coordinator.
Education and Prevention:
Prospective interns who are selected will be working within our Education & Prevention Program which provides services to the children of survivors at our Outreach office and Shelter as well as community members. This internship gives firsthand experience in providing children’s advocacy, planning/facilitating children’s support groups, educating on violence prevention and financial literacy, delivering childcare support, and participating in community awareness events. There will also be opportunities to shadow in other areas of the agency. Interns will have the opportunity to work with survivors and their children, providing support, learning to advocate and keep them emotionally and physically safe.
IFP Intern: Legal interns work with our legal team, assisting clients seeking injunctions. This opportunity is open to current law students seeking pro-bono hours, certified legal interns, and any licensed attorneys.
This position provides first-hand experience in assisting the day-to-day outreach reception, donation support, and client advocacy of a domestic violence agency. Ideal candidates will have experience volunteering, leading groups, and are current in social justice topics, feminist principles, domestic violence research, and nonprofit work. Tasks include delegating tasks to volunteers, community outreach engagement, and developing curriculum for the volunteer and client programs.