Domestic Violence Prevention Internship

Position Description

The student intern will be tasked with providing research and administrative support to NCCADV’s violence prevention efforts and other programs as needed. This may include but is not limited to creating digital communication materials and public outreach plans. The intern will collaborate with other NCCADV staff to develop and implement communications and publicity strategies.  The intern will promote audience engagement with NCCADV’s digital content, with the goal of educating audiences about Intimate Partner Violence.

The student intern will assist the Prevention team, and other NCCADV teams, with public awareness campaigns.  Our primary focus areas include a paid family leave policy health impact assessment and a trauma-informed organizational policy training program. The intern may contribute to other public communications initiatives beyond the Prevention team, as needed. The Domestic Violence Prevention Intern will work closely with the supervisor to implement and evaluate digital communication components across these program and policy efforts.

  1. The Domestic Violence Prevention intern will work under the supervision of the Digital Evaluator and Organizer.
  2. Together the intern and their supervisor will come up with learning objectives that meet the student’s interests and the organization’s mission.
  3. The internship will last a minimum of 3 months for approximately 10-15 hours per week.  The schedule will be set in collaboration with the student and supervisor.
  4. The student intern can perform all work remotely. Occasional in person meetings will be scheduled depending on the availability of the student and the supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence and best practices for responding to DV and dismantling systems of oppression.
  2. Recognition of populations who are marginalized and limitations to accessing social services.
  3. Strong commitment to social justice.
  4. Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and an ability to develop mutually beneficial working relationships with NCCADV staff members.
  5. Superior organizational skills, time management skills, and follow through.
  6. Commitment to contributing toward a trauma-informed, anti-oppression focused work culture.
  7. Understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Zoom.
  8. Understanding of social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.
  9. Advanced knowledge of graphic design applications such as Canva
  10. Knowledge of social media marketing, and the components of social norms change campaigns.
  11. Advanced technology skills related to online media and communications.

Application Steps

Please include the following in your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Sample graphic design content
  • A branded social media post, newsletter, email or other publicly disseminated work from other engagements will suffice as a sample of your graphic design work.
  • Please include 1-3 examples of graphic design content.

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This is a fully remote position with the opportunity for in person collaboration.  NCCADV’s statewide advocacy work is based out of its central office at 3710 University Drive, Suite 300 in Durham, NC.  The Digital Evaluator and Organizer works remotely from Greensboro, NC.  The Domestic Violence Prevention intern will be working directly with this position.

For questions and concerns please contact Ruhani Amin.