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Youth Development AmeriCorps Member: True North AmeriCorps Member (one opening)

Young people in the Northland need your support! Offer your time and talent as a True North AmeriCorps member.

First Witness is looking for someone to work alongside our advocacy team, teach child abuse prevention to kids and families, help develop First Witness programs, and serve our local communities! You will join our tight-knit team that values cultural humility, trauma-informed care, positive workplace culture, and team member mental health. This role is unlike others because of the advocacy perspective; you will be working with children, families, and teachers. You will get to be on the forefront of the field of child abuse prevention and will experience how communities come together to support children.

This member will be providing much needed support for social emotional learning, 25 hours per week for one year.

For more information about this position, please see this Position Description.

Ready to make a difference in your community? To learn more or apply, please visit duluthymca.org/tnac or contact Alice Werle at awerle@duluthymca.org

See this Applicant Guide for more information about True North AmeriCorps Program.

Internships

Summer 2023 Internship

We are accepting applications until the position is filled. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to Megan Prouty and Kylee Pass at mprouty@firstwitness.org and kpass@firstwitness.org

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Job functions as an intern at First Witness may include, but are not limited to:

1. Develop rapport and provide a safe space for children that come in for a forensic interview.

2. Monitor forensic interviews

3. Respond and support non offending caregivers with advocates during crisis interventions

4. Attend prevention education, caregiver & professional presentations

5. Fundraising and help with special events

6. Marketing/social media

7. Assist in data management as assigned by staff

8. Office administration

9. Other special tasks as assigned by staff

Students interested in, or majoring in, the following areas may benefit from a First Witness internship: social work, psychology, criminology, law enforcement, sociology, gender studies, child development, etc.