SisterReach

Mission: 

SisterReach, founded October 2011, is a Memphis, TN based grassroots 501c3 non-profit supporting the reproductive autonomy of women and girls of color, poor women, rural women and their families through the framework of Reproductive Justice. Our mission is to empower women and girls to lead healthy lives, raise healthy families and live in healthy communities. We provide comprehensive reproductive and sexual health education to women and teens, and advocate on local and state levels for public policies which support the reproductive health and rights of all women and youth. We utilize community dialogues, civic engagement and faith community engagement strategies to expand new relationships among stakeholders.

Category: 

  • Reproductive Rights/Justice

Internship description: 

Civic Engagement & Community Outreach Organizer

  • candidate will work with all SisterReach(SR) departments specific to their community outreach goals, however the main focus will be focused on organizing canvassing, phone banks, and community discussions around comp sex ed and other SR initiatives.

Internship skills needed: 

  • Public speaking
  • People Person/outgoing
  • youth and adult organizing skills
  • Car Needed (public transportation is bad))

Languages required: 

English. (Spanish is a plus, but not a requirement)

Location: 

  • Memphis TN

Work hours: 

Monday-Fri 10-6

Dress code: 

Casual & business casual. Bring a couple nice outfits.

Office building accessibility: 

Accessible

How many people work at the organization: 

6

Are there other interns at the organization during the summer: 

Not at this time

Internship dates: 

Flexible
Internship final reports: 
2021Michaela Minnis
2019Sienna Jefferson