Internship - Domestic Violence Shelter, Hastings, MN

internship - part time, unpaid

360 Communities
Hastings, MN
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Posted 47 Days ago
360 Communities
Hastings, MN
internship - part time, unpaid
Posted 47 Days ago

Description

Our Lewis House in Hastings, MN is a safe house for women and their children who are fleeing domestic or sexual violence. We promote safety, support and advocacy services, which provide help to about 3,000 women and children annually. Our interns will receive training in Domestic Violence intervention and prevention to provide support to women and their children. In addition, an intern may be exposed to doing client intakes, assist with facilitating support groups, assisting with writing orders for protection and providing legal advocacy. Common duties in a shelter environment include, but are not limited to; answer and direct crisis line calls, screen and answer the door, accept donations, direct vendors, inventory and put away grocery orders, support families by providing personal needs products, and other duties as directed.

Skills

advocacy, interventions, training, writing, intakes, sexual violence, domestic violence, crisis, support groups, donations, children, facilitation, community outreach, social services, child welfare

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