What is Hope Women’s Center?
Hope Women’s Center is a faith-based non-profit that serves women and teen girls facing any difficult life situation. Whether faced with drug/alcohol addiction, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, unplanned pregnancy, unemployment, prostitution, homelessness or family conflict, trained mentors and teachers are available to provide assistance, encouragement and support. Our programs include free education, mentoring, material assistance, and community resource referrals. www.hopewomenscenter.org
Hope Women’s Center (HWC) has centers in Phoenix, Apache Junction, and Coolidge. HWC will offer internship opportunities to interested students in a variety of different areas. As an intern with Hope Women’s Center you will be helping and assisting teachers, mentors, and staff in different activities and constantly learning.
Internships are available in the following areas. Please specify the area(s) of interest in your cover letter.
- Life Skills Education Programs – Free educational classes for women and teen girls. Classes are on a variety of topics (ESL, parenting, nutrition, healthy relationships, crafting, healing from loss, job skill development, etc.).
- Mentoring Program- Our trained mentors work 1:1 with women and lead support groups.
- Children’s Program (Phoenix & Coolidge sites)- program for children ages 0-5 while their mothers are attending center programs.
- Material Resources- women’s resource room at each center where women are able to use their earned education & mentoring points to obtain diapers, toiletries, cleaning supplies, food, basic household needs, clothing, etc.
- Resource Referral- assistance and support in connecting with other community resources.
This is a/an UNPAID internship however if you are Federal Work Study eligibible we can PAY you for this experience. The organization has asked that the intern work for a minimum 3 months to 1 year, 8-10 hours per week. Applicants must be continuing EMCC students and have a minimum of 2.5 G.P.A or a recommendation from your SWSC instructor. If you would like assistance in preparing the required materials; cover letter, application and resume or in preparing for an interview, please contact the Career Center at 623.935.8740.
- Helping and assisting teachers and mentors with different activities
- Helping with curriculum research & development for educational programs
- Assisting with pre/post class assessments and outcome tracking
- Researching up-to-date community resources
- Assisting clients with material resources
- Helping in children’s program
- Participating in special activities for women and children
- Research materials for use in mentoring program
- Assist mentors with support groups
- Willingness to learn
- Must follow the organization’s policies & procedures
- Understand organization’s mission, vision and statement of faith
- Background check and clearance
- If working in children’s program, intern is required to obtain fingerprint clearance