One in Four…

Raising awareness about issues related to domestic & dating violence

Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) Intern Needed May 10, 2010

Filed under: Uncategorized — Elizabeth Johnson @ 10:18 am

FVPC  is seeking a bi-lingual (Spanish/English) advocate intern to speak with walk-in clients or callers to our 24-hour hotline. Post- 45-hour training, s/he would provide emotional support and informational resources (legal, medical, mental health and shelter options) to victims of domestic violence, their friends and family members.   This internship is for daytime office only, ranging from 16-30 hours per week. Ideal applicants will have strong listening skills, be able to work with diverse populations and have a commitment to the rights of men, women and children affected by domestic violence.

Visit our website to download an application.  Completed applications can be submitted via fax, email or postal mail. Applicants will be contacted to set up an in-person interview with the Volunteer Coordinator & Latino Services Coordinator.  Successful applicants will also be required to complete paperwork for a criminal background check.  This is an unpaid position which offers substantial opportunity for personal growth and professional development.  Ideal start date would be mid-August and end late December.

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