Northland Family Help Center

Overview

The Northland Family Help Center provides safe haven, advocacy, and education for people living in unhealthy and violent relationships.  We envision a community where:

  • all people live in safety
  • all forms of violence have been eradicated
  • healthy families and individuals serve as the foundation of a vibrant and productive community

Qualifications

All interns at Northland Family must be at least 18 years old and able to obtain a fingerprint clearance card.

Duties

NFHC's Women's Shelter provides safe shelter, advocacy, and life skills training to women and their children affected by domestic violence. Interns are expected to complete a special project while at Northland Family. Interns may be asked to:

  • answer the crisis line
  • assist with adult groups
  • assist with paperwork
  • sort donations
  • help to keep the shelter clean and organized

The Children's Shelter provides:

  • shelter and respite care
  • family reunification
  • case management and life skills training

Interns may be asked to:

  • shadow and assist Behavioral Health Workers in providing direct care to the clients
  • facilitate life education groups and recreational activities
  • assist with paperwork

Our Community Education Program provides interactive presentations and trainings targeting rape prevention to children, teens and young adults.  Interns may be asked to:

  • assist with trainings and general office tasks
  • plan and organize events

Apply

For more information, visit the organization’s website.