Sex Trafficking Survivor Internship Fall 2018

Internship Opportunity for Fall 2018

Intern Coach at the Rose Home for Sex Trafficking Survivors

 The Rose Home, a project of Eye Heart World is seeking responsible and compassionate female college students to assist with our in home programming teaching basic life skills. The Rose Home is a home for sex trafficking female survivors, ages 18-24 years old. An intern coach would be in the home to provide social interaction and support of survivors in the evenings or weekends. Sharing in mealtimes, home outings, developing healthy coping skills and assisting in upkeep of the home’s store for the residents. Residents will have therapeutic programming during the day and most evenings are dedicated to learning new hobbies, movie nights, meals together, and fun outings.

The time commitment would be in the evenings or on weekends, approximately 8 hours/week. In addition, interns work in other ways at the home (like shadowing the director and lead coach, assisting in implementing basic life skills, leading special activities, and collecting data) to earn their 100 hours total for the 3 credit internship. These are not paid positions, but it is a great internship opportunity. The Rose Home will have many opportunities to interact with residents and staff as well as practice your skills.

If you’re interested and would be able to intern for the Fall 2018 semester, please contact Professor Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges by email at wilsong@uwgb.edu to receive an application. (Dawn Spang, a UWGB alum, is the aftercare director and field supervisor for this internship.) Applications due by 11:59PM Monday April 9th. A short list of candidates will be interviewed by the field supervisor the week of April 9th.

**You must meet the qualifications for a Psychology or Human Development Internship – check out the website for details at http://www.uwgb.edu/Psychology/internships/index.htm