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.
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
Questions?: Email email@example.com or read the flyer here.
New Orleans Family Justice Center Volunteer Medical Advocate