The Domestic Violence (DV) Prevention Programs Internship, through the Montgomery County Family Justice Center (FJC) Volunteer and Internship Program, provides a unique opportunity to learn about domestic violence education and prevention. The DV Prevention Programs Intern will learn about domestic violence, the agencies throughout the County who provide services, the Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team (DVFRT) and the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (DVCC), and how coordinated community response works. Interns will be supervised by the FJC Program Manager. The intern will also report to the DVCC Program Manager for daily DVCC tasks. The intern will be assisting with coordinating both the DVFRT and the DVCC meetings, and with Choose Respect Montgomery initiative and facilitating workshops on teen dating violence for 8th-12th graders. The intern will also assist with reception responsibilities and handling all FJC Foundation donation collections at the FJC.
Students interested in the following areas are highly encouraged to apply: social work, public health, criminal justice, education, crisis intervention, and/ or family dynamics. Students with advance typing skills, and social media and graphic design experience are also highly encouraged to apply.
Hours Required: Prevention Programs Interns are required to work Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30am-2pm, and Thursdays from 8:30am-5pm. Additional required hours are as follows: second Thursday in January, March, May and July from 5pm-7pm to attend DVCC meetings. Additional time may be required for the Annual RespectFest in March or April.
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must be currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school
• Must have a valid driver’s license, own a vehicle and be willing to drive to multiple sites in local area
• Must have access to internet and a computer with camera for potential remote work assignments and virtual meetings
• Complete the online application
Desired Skills: Highly Reliable, Telephone Manner, Administrative Support, People Skills, Organized, Highly motivated self-starter, Detail Oriented, Professionalism, Teamwork, Receptionist Duties
Commitment Requirements: Applicants selected for this position are required to commit to January – July during the Spring/Summer semester
Application Submission Deadline: November 30th
Applications will be reviewed after the submission date. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants selected after the interview must complete a background check.
Course Credit: Internship can be used to earn class credit if permitted by school/program.
Partial remote work may be available.
Application Link: https://forms.gle/aoMepmv2JnQBSEZD7