Employment Opportunities

Below you will find current internship and volunteer openings with the Task Force. Internship opportunities are also open on a rolling basis for the fall, winter, spring and summer. No paid or full time positions are currently hiring within the Task Force.

Current openings:

  • NOFJC Volunteer Medical Advocate

Become a Volunteer Advocate for Survivors of Sexual Assault & Intimate Partner Violence with the New Orleans Family Justice Center! Medical advocates are compassionate and reliable volunteers who provide crisis intervention, support and resources to victims/survivors during a forensic medical exam after an incident of sexual assault or domestic violence. It’s a flexible time commitment, and excellent experience.

  • Advocates are on-call for 6 hour shifts of your choosing: day, evening and overnight shifts available. Take as few as two shifts per month.

  • A powerful opportunity to support survivors and help them begin their healing process.

  • Invaluable experience for anyone in the social services, public health and healthcare fields. Count toward volunteer or internship hours.

Upcoming Training Schedule:

February 2019* All advocates complete 40 hours of training provided by NOFJC (20 hours online, 20 in-person). Upcoming in-person training schedule is as follows:

  • Sat. Feb 19th from 9am -5pm

  • Sun. Feb 10th from 9am -5pm

  • Tues. Feb 12th from 5pm-9pm

*Advocates need to attend all training dates. If you have a scheduling conflict, please indicate on the volunteer application and we will try our best to provide opportunities for make-up training.

In order to volunteer, you must:
1. Be at least 20 years old
2. Complete 40 hours of training (20 online and 20 in-person) provided by NOFJC
3. Complete a background check
4. Commit to volunteering at least 12 hours a month for one year

To Apply: Fill out a volunteer application at nolasart.org/get-involved or by clicking here.

Questions?: Email advocacy@nofjc.org or read the flyer here.

New Orleans Family Justice Center Volunteer Medical Advocate