Internships

interns

 

Victim Witness Services is always
offering intern opportunities.

 


 

Victim Witness Internship: Interns are offered the opportunity to assist in criminal justice court advocacy, in-house crisis response, systems work, event planning, agency marketing, community presentations, vicarious trauma prevention and
in-office support.

 


 

Crisis Response Interns provide crisis services, emotional support and assistance to victims of crime shortly after the commission of a crime or sudden death.  Eligibility to become as Crisis Response Intern includes:

 

  • Must be enrolled in a college or university pursuing a masters or bachelors degree and approved internship as part of the degree program;

  • Must be 21 years of age or older and possess a valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance;

  • Must be available by cell-phone and able to respond to locations using own transportation;

  • Must successfully complete Crisis Response Training and bi-monthly trainings;

  • Must commit to 4 crisis response on-call shifts per week;

  • Must commit to intern for a minimum of one semester and required number of hours to complete the college or university internship requirements;

  • Must commit to one weekly meeting with staff supervisor;

  • Must commit to assisting in the development of curriculum based on experience with guidance from staff supervisor;

  • Must agree to a criminal background check and not have a felony conviction in the past 10 years (discretion may be given depending on the criminal offense), a criminal misdemeanor in the past three years, or a serious driving offense in the three years. (A valid Level One or Regular Fingerprint Clearance Card from the Arizona Department of Public Safety meets this requirement).

 


 

Court Advocate Interns provide assistance to victims of crime as they participate in the criminal justice system, working in tandem with a Victim Witness Advocate. In addition, Court Advocate Interns act as Crisis Response Volunteers. Eligibility to become a Court Advocate Intern includes:

 

  • Must be enrolled in a college or university pursuing a masters or bachelors degree and approved internship as part of the degree program;

  • Must successfully complete the Crisis Response Training;

  • Must participate on the Crisis Response Team at least one time per week;

  • Must be 21 years of age or older and possess a valid driver’s license;

  • Must be available by cell-phone and able to respond to locations using own transportation;

  • Must commit to intern for a minimum of one semester and required number of hours to complete the college or university internship requirements;

  • Must agree to a criminal background check and not have a felony conviction in the past 10 years (discretion may be given depending on the criminal offense), a criminal misdemeanor in the past three years, or a serious driving offense in the three (A valid Level One or Regular Fingerprint Clearance Card from the Arizona Department of Public Safety meets this requirement).

 


 

Management Interns provide assistance in finance and business, agency marketing, fundraising, office support, vicarious trauma prevention, research and data management, evidence informed practices, community education and prevention, community collaboration, policy and systems improvement and general office support.

 

Eligibility to become a Management Intern includes:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older;

  • Must commit to intern for a minimum of 3 months and be available to intern during the work week and/or special events;

  • Must have a solid understanding of office systems including Microsoft Office products;

  • Management interns are encouraged to successfully complete the Crisis Response Training and commit to three crisis response shifts per month (must be 21 years of age or older);

  • Must agree to a criminal background check and not have a felony conviction in the past 10 years (discretion may be given depending on the criminal offense), a criminal misdemeanor in the past three years, or a serious driving offense in the three years. (A valid Level One or Regular Fingerprint Clearance Card from the Arizona Department of Public Safety meets this requirement).

 


 

Are you interested in applying to be an intern?
The first step is to fill out the application:

Volunteer Application

 


 

During your application process, you will be asked to complete a
ride-along with Flagstaff Police Department:

Ride- Along Form

 


 

VolgisticsButton

 Volgistics is our volunteer management program.

This is where you fill in all of your hours and sign up for shifts.


 

For more information contact our Mobile Advocacy Program Manager, Melissa Skeet at 928.679.7781 or mskeet@coconino.az.gov

 

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