Internship Opportunities

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Non-Profit Internships Available in the Following Areas

  • Domestic Abuse Services and Resources
  • Community Outreach and Education
  • Non-Profit Administration Support

Agency Information

Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse creates the opportunity to create, sustain and celebrate a life free from abuse. We are dedicated to stopping the cycle of domestic abuse and providing a safe environment and resources for those who have experienced all types of abuse on their journey toward healing. We offer comprehensive domestic abuse services to adults and children in Tucson and the surrounding areas.

Internship Information

We are seeking college students and recent graduates ages 18 and older interested in volunteering in exchange for academic credit, service project hours, and/or resume-building work experience. We work with many local college and universities to provide a quality service learning experience for those in many different areas of study. Non-credit seeking volunteers also welcome.

Please note: most direct service intern/volunteer positions require a full year commitment, regardless of your school’s requirements.

A variety of opportunities are available, including:

  • Making It Better Group Leader / Children’s Program Assistant
  • Center (Shelter) Assistant
  • Community Resources Assistant
  • Transportation Services Assistant
  • Other opportunities also available

Hours are flexible depending on the program. Some shifts are weekdays only; others are evenings/weekend only. Internship students must complete the minimum requirements as determined by their department. Students must register for the academic credits through their department. Spanish-speaking, bi-cultural volunteers especially needed.

To Apply

Applications accepted up to six months in advance of the term in which you wish to serve. Please plan ahead–we make every effort to accommodate all qualified applicants; however, we have an application and screening process that takes several weeks to complete. You may not be able to start working until all of your paperwork is complete. This could impact your ability to satisfy the requirements of your school’s internship program.

Complete the Internship Application and return along with a letter of interest and current resume. You will also need to submit three references (for references, please download and follow the instructions in the Volunteer Reference Form. Applications may be submitted in person or by mail to:

Volunteer Services Coordinator
Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse
2545 E. Adams Street
Tucson, AZ  85716

Applications are also accepted by fax to (520) 795-1559, or in Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word (.doc) format attachments via email to volunteer@emergecenter.org.