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Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

      Why Volunteer at TWC?

  • Strengthen interpersonal skills;

  • Gain advocacy skills;

  • Help others in need;

  • Experience diversity;

  • Educate others;

  • Make a difference in your community.

Become a Board Member

Interested in becoming a member of our Board? Reach out to our Administration Building at (570) 784- 6632.

For more information on what Board commitment looks like, please click here.

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Become a Direct Service Volunteer:

The Women’s Center, Inc. offers a 60-hour counselor/advocacy training course. This training is open to the public for individuals who want to assist staff in providing services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and incest. The training costs $10, after the volunteer has completed the course and given back 12 hours of volunteer service, they are reimbursed the $10. Volunteer opportunities include: hotline coverage, legal and medical accompaniment, crisis counseling, substitute overnight advocates (as needed), helping to run groups, preventative education programs and more!

Volunteer Application

Internship Application

Become a Non-Direct Service Volunteer:

Non-Direct Service Volunteers help with other aspects of the agency. They do not provide direct services to clients. Services include: office assistance, newsletter/bulk mailing, painters, maintenance, sorting donations, or helping with awareness events.

Volunteer Application

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Volunteering as a High School Student:

Volunteer opportunities for High School students are available. Contact us today to obtain more information about hosting a cell phone/ donation drive in your school or community.

Internships:

Internship Types:

Shelter Intern

  • Answer 24/hour hotline

  • Provide supportive counseling to victims of domestic and sexual violence.

  • Explore the issues facing victims/survivors and their children, including the need for safety planning, community resources, and supportive counseling.

Legal Advocate Intern

  • Gain practical experience and a working knowledge of Columbia and Montour counties legal proceedings related to domestic and sexual violence.

  • Help victims understand the legal system by explaining procedures, answering questions, providing emotional support and accompaniment court cases and appointments.

Accounting Intern

  • Provide assistance to the Director of Finance with data entry into the Business Works accounting system, general ledger, and accounts payable module.

  • Aid in providing assistance with preparations of financial reports, creating budgets as well as budget revisions.

Medical Advocacy Intern

  • Observe and participate in crisis response and medical advocacy of victims in the hospital setting.

  • Assistant the Medical Advocacy Coordinator with domestic violence and sexual assault awareness training programs.

  • Research and develop material for new and ongoing projects.

  • Assist the medical advocacy staff in the general operations and administrative responsibilities of the Medical Advocacy Program.

Education/Volunteer Intern

  • Assist the Education Department with the development, marketing, and presentation of preventative education events and activities.

  • Present programs relating to domestic and sexual violence to a wide variety of individuals from pre-school aged to the elderly.

  • Create lesson plans, learning games, and develop preventative education marketing strategies.

  • Develop new recruitment and recognition programs.

Internship Requirements and Deadlines

Internship Application

Intern Recommendation Form

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