Women’s Resilience Center Intern
The Women's Resilience Center (WRC) is a safe, collaborative space where the diverse needs of all women+ are respected and where they can seek, share, and obtain information about their rights and their inherent potential for safety, health, education, economic wellbeing, and power. It is a responsive, creative space that engages women+ as co-creators and encourages expression, enhanced wellbeing, and community connectedness. (When we use the term women+, this includes women of all ages, all abilities, diverse ethnic and religious affiliation and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities.)
SCOPE OF WOMEN’S RESILIENCE CENTER INTERN WORK: In this internship, students will have the opportunity to contribute to the WRC through community engagement and outreach as well as by supporting the facilitation of programming.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Based on intern skills and experience, responsibilities may include a combination of program support, administrative/data support, and direct service:
- Support with outreach to women+ in the IRC community about WRC programs - Co-facilitate orientations to new WRC members - Co-facilitate wellness workshops and presentations - Support our 'Safe Spaces' work to make the WRC a more inclusive place for women+ - Collaborate with interns, staff, other departments at IRC, and community partners - Facilitate internal referrals to other IRC programs - Provide WRC members information about community resources - Contribute to data monitoring and evaluation of WRC programs
- Intern will have the opportunity to enhance their facilitation skills - Intern will expand their experience providing healing centered and culturally humble services - Intern will participate in weekly Safety & Wellness intern group supervision to enhance collaborative learning
This is a Spring 2024 internship with anticipated start time being January 8th, 2024.
Qualifications - Must be currently enrolled (or a recent graduate) in an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s program focused on Women’s/Gender Studies, Public Health, Social Work, Art Therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy or a related field. - Must have driver’s license and reliable transportation - Strong communication and interpersonal skills - Excellent organization and time-management skills - Proactive, motivated, and flexible; able to remain calm and adapt within a fast-paced, sometimes unpredictable work environment - Demonstrated success working and communicating with people of varied English-speaking abilities strongly preferred - Experience with direct service strongly preferred - Proficiency in Farsi, Dari, Arabic, Haitian Creole, Pashto or Russian preferred