DVRP Internship Description

Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project  Intern   

The intern is either a part-time or full time position at the DVRP office, and the intern is able to choose their schedule as long as hours fit into regular business hours (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM) during the week. There may be required work on weekends and evenings, though this is at the discretion of both the intern and their manager. This position reports to the Survivor Services Program Manager & the Training and Outreach Program Manager. DVRP respects the role of an intern as a position for learning and growth, and therefore supports any professional development within this position. While the position has administrative duties the intern is expected to be an engaged part of the DVRP team and will be empowered to lead trainings and schedule workshops once they are trained and feel comfortable as a DVRP colleague and representative.  

Primary Responsibilities  

Support the Training and Outreach Team (40%) 

  • Support community engagement and outreach efforts within the A/PI population through social media and in-person outreach 
  • Support and collaborate on community trainings around various topics including: DV/SA 101, Bystander Interventions, Healthy Relationships, Male Allies and other topics of interest and relevance to the work DVRP does and the community it supports  
  • Create relevant documents including pre and post surveys for trainings and workshops (M&E)
  • Support the Outreach Team with grant writing and project management  
  • Create flyers, social media posts & other graphics as needed 

Support the Survivor Services Team: (20%)   

  • Assist the SSP team with evaluations  
  • Support the SSP team with other requests as they come up  

 Administrative Duties (40%) 

  • Create and draft DVRP’s newsletter with the assistance of the Outreach Team  
  • Reach out to volunteer lists when needed  
  • Create and send thank you notes to donors as needed  
  • Work with local vendors on printing  
  • Create budget estimates for grants  

 Requirements 

  • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree 
  • A strong interest in working with A/PI immigrant communities 
  • Some knowledge of gender-based violence (GBV), and an interest in learning more 
  • Understands the importance and relevance of GBV in many fields including: public health, immigration and livelihoods  
  • Commitment to ending a culture of violence 
  • Ability to take initiative and work in a close-knit team 
  • Open to continuous learning  
  • Cultural humility and flexibility  
  • High degree of organization, attention to detail and managing multiple tasks 
  • Experience with social media and community outreach a plus  

 Application Process 

Please email resume and cover letter to info@dvrp.org. We will be responding to applications on a rolling basis and will not respond to phone enquiries. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. DVRP is committed to equal opportunity in employment and, in accordance with the District of Columbia Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, does not discriminate on the basis of “race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, and place of residence or business.