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Sonoma State University

Psychology Internships


Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: YWCA of Sonoma County
Address: P.O. Box 3506 Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Phone: (707) 303-8401
Supervisor: Misty Bastoni
Email: mbastoni@ywcasc.org
Fax: (707)546-9928
Website: www.ywca.org/sonomacounty

Internship Description

Job Title: Outreach Intership

Compensation: unpaid
Amount/Type: Training + Certificate
Internship Length: 4-10 months (school year)
Hours Per Week: 1-5, flexible days/times

Population: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Family
Focus: Prevention, Domestic Violence Education, Outreach
Setting: Varies (local high schools, YWCA Admin Office, working from home)

Duties: Present information about domestic violence to teens at local high schools or community groups with YWCA curriculum, or tabling at events. Outreach Interns develop goals for type and frequency of outreach in the community, and are provided with materials and training about domestic violence prevention work. The amount of prevention work we can do in the community is limitless, so interns are encouraged to select areas they are more passionate about and develop goals for how they will reach those groups.

Qualifications: Passion for speaking to groups about healthy relationships, the power and control dynamics of domestic violence while practicing sensitivity, and encouraging self-empowerment. Spanish language skills helpful, but not required.

Additional Information: Training will be held July 26-Aug 16, M, W, F 10:00-2:00 (40 hours; certificate upon completion).

Call for more information: 707-303-8401 or see flyer in Psych. Dept.

This internship was updated 7/30/13

last updated: 07.30.2013