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Sonoma State University

Psychology Internships


Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: Circle of Sisters
Address: 1450 Medical Center Dr, ste. 3, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Phone: (707) 525-5311
Supervisor: JoAnne Sotres
Email: SRM-MB-Circleofsisters@stjoe.org
Fax: (707) 585-7613
Website: www.circleofsisters-sjhs.org

Internship Description

Job Title: Co-facilitator

Compensation: unpaid
Amount/Type: personal development, the freedom to facilitate already existing program topics and creation of own ideas.
Internship Length: 15 or 30 weeks
Hours Per Week: 1-5

Population: Adolescents
Focus: Domestic Violence, Education, Human Resource Management, Mental Health, Outreach, Research
Setting: Community Agency and School

Training: Curriculum and trainings will be provided to you as a circle leader. You will have a mentor facilitator to utilize as a resource when planning agendas. The mentor facilitator will also provide weekly updates on ideas for planning group activities.

Duties: Your primary role as circle group leader is to be the leader with another volunteer during each group. You will be leading activities, and using an already prepared curriculum while having fun and engaging with the girls. This is directed at being a more independent way of volunteering.

Qualifications: Culturally sensitive, willingness to participate in activities with adolescent girls, positive role models.

Additional Information:
Due to district requirements, it is important to apply for this internship as soon as possible. Fingerprinting and background checks are required because of the nature of this internship. This process may take up to 4 weeks, so the sooner an application is processed the sooner one can complete hours.

Program sites run between the hours of 3-6 pm. Time of program operation is site dependent. Groups are 2.5 hours long. Volunteers are encouraged to arrive at their assigned sites one half-hour early. Site openings are available in Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, Petaluma, Guerneville, and Windsor. Time commitment for office volunteers/interns is dependent upon event status, office needs, and student schedule.

This internship was updated 6/26/14

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