Most interns work 10 to 20+ hours a week to assist in the delivery of services to our clients. Interns gain valuable professional experience while learning how to serve our clients. 

Advantages of Interning with Friends of the Family: 

  • Flexible scheduling of office hours
  • Opportunities to network with community and statewide agencies
  • Professional atmosphere with accessible clinical staff and peer support
  • Ongoing professional development provided
  • TV/VCR equipment is available for videotaping and reviewing counseling sessions
  • Opportunities for public speaking
  • Opportunities to participate in sexual assault victim advocacy

Types of Internship Opportunities Available:

Community Education Intern (click for description)
Community Resource Intern (click for description)
Graphic Design Intern (click for description)
Social Media Intern (click for description
Non-Profit Operations Intern (click for description)
Outreach Advocacy Intern (click for description)
Counseling Intern (click for description
Shelter Advocacy Intern (click for description
Shelter Children's Program Intern (click for description)
Crisis Line Intern (click for description)


1. Complete the Intern Application  

2. After submitting your online application you will receive an email with more details regarding the next steps in the intern application process.

3. Due to the high volume of phone calls related to student placement, please email all questions to

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