Childhelp (position description)
Childhelp is a national non-profit organization that utilizes a highly effective one-stop approach to the investigation and treatment of child abuse. A role model in community collaboration, the central-Phoenix facility houses approximately 70 full-time professionals in law enforcement, child protective services, forensic pediatrics, forensic interviewing, and mental health/crisis intervention.
An internship with Childhelp offers the opportunity to observe all of these professionals in their day-to-day interactions with the children we serve. Want to Become an Intern at Childhelp? We do require a fingerprint clearance card to start and a minimum availability of 3 half days 8-1 or 1 till 7, with a preference for at least two full days 8-5 or 10-7pm. We give preference to students who can commit two semesters. Positions available include o Undergraduate level: ● Victim advocate: helping guardians find resources to support child victims of crime ● Child Advocate: working with children in non-directional play to reduce trauma ● Administrative: learning the process and functions of an advocacy center and mental health facility