Carolina Abortion Fund

The Carolina Abortion Fund operates a confidential, toll free helpline that provides financial, practical, and emotional support to callers in North and South Carolina trying to access abortion care. We are a pro-abortion and pro-choice organization that works in partnership with reproductive justice organizations locally, regionally, and nationally to support families access to parenting, abortion, and adoption as valid reproductive options.

Internship description: 

The helpline intern is responsible for answering requests from the helpline and connecting CAF callers to support, resources, and information they need. These calls may include coordinating financial assistance, connecting callers with clinics and referrals, and organizing practical support options. In addition to working the helpline, interns will be responsible for projects which may include assisting with data entry and record keeping; updating database and referral listings; collaborating on workshops and programming; community events such as tabling; social media management; and practical support for clinics and patients.

Internship skills needed: 

Required Skills: Able to work independently, self-motivated, and responsive to remote management A commitment to reproductive justice in alignment with CAF’s vision Strong organizational skills and attention to detail as well as written, verbal, and interpersonal skills Ability to use discretion when handling confidential information Basic computer skills including: reliable access to internet, familiarity with database and spreadsheet programs, Google Docs, Facebook, and Twitter (basic training will be provided as needed) Nice to have but not required skills include: Bi/multilingual Experience in call center, talkline, etc. Doula experience

Location: 

  • Durham
  • NC

Dress code: 

Casual with occasion for business casual

Office building accessibility: 

Accessible

How many people work at the organization: 

2 full time staff, 1 part time staff who work in office + remotely--- volunteers are largely remote; occasionally other interns

Are there other interns at the organization during the summer: 

No
Internship final reports: 
2020Veronika V Granado