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. In addition to the positions listed here, staff members may work with interns to create positions to better serve their professional and educational goals.

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:

Counseling Interns (click for description)
Violence Intervention and Prevention Program (click for description)
Community Education Intern (click for description)
Community Resource Intern (click for description)
Outreach Advocacy Intern (click for description)
Non-Profit Operations Intern (click for description)

HOW TO BECOME AN INTERN

1.  Please e-mail volunteer@dcfof.org to receive a copy of the application.

2. Include a cover letter and a resume highlighting coursework, previous practicum’s and relevant work experience.

4. Submit your completed application to our Outreach Office at 4845 S I35E, Ste. 100, Corinth, TX 76210.

5. If all paperwork is clean and clear, you will be contacted by a Program Director for an interview.

6. Program Directors will make decisions in a timely fashion and you will be notified if you are accepted.

** Please note** THE CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT CENTRAL REGISTRY FORM MUST BE NOTARIZED.

Due to the high volume of phone calls related to student placement, please email all questions to volunteer@dcfof.org.

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