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Safe Passage

Mission: 
Safe Passage is committed to ending domestic violence and oppression in women's lives. We envision peace, prosperity, safety and justice for individuals, families and community, free of violence and coercion. To that end we serve as a leader and convener of individuals, organizations, businesses, and government in the broad work to address domestic violence and to work toward prevention. Since 1977 we have served survivors of domestic violence, their children, friends, and families. At Safe Passage it starts with hope. Hope, along with support, as both are essential in the journey from violence to safety. Our counseling, advocacy, shelter, support groups, and community education help build safe avenues toward safety and healing. We also have launched a new prevention program, Say Something, which operates under our belief that whoever you are, whatever your profession is, and whomever you come into contact with ? everyone can Say Something to help prevent interpersonal violence.
Category: 
Health
Women
Internship description: 
We are seeking an intern to work alongside the Community Engagement Coordinator to assist with tasks related to our Prevention Program, Say Something. Our intern would be responsible for social media posting, prevention research, general tasks related to on-going trainings, and new projects developed to support the program. There would also be an outreach component, including tabling, information sharing, and potential opportunities for facilitation/speaking.
Internship skills needed: 
General understanding of domestic violence, excellent communication skills (written and verbal), knowledge of social media and general computer skills. Facilitation skills and experience with prevention a plus!
Location: 
Western Massachusetts
How to find us: 
Our office is located in downtown Northampton, MA and is accessible from public transportation. We are located on the bus line and easy walking distance from the Academy of Music stop.
Work hours: 
Generally Monday-Friday 9-5
Dress code: 
Business Casual
Office building accessibility: 
Accessible
How many people work at the organization: 
12-18 staff members
Are there other interns at the organization during the summer: 
Yes
Internship dates: 
Flexible, must start by June 1, 2015 unless an exception is made by CLPP Assistant Director
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