Volunteer With Us
Are you eager to make a difference in the lives of teen survivors of dating abuse and domestic violence?
Communications Volunteers will work closely with the Development and Communications Coordinator, helping to get the word out about our services via social media, public awareness campaigns and distribution of educational materials. The volunteer will also help with newsletters, email blasts, mailings, written appeals and other duties as assigned.
Development and Event Volunteer
Development and Event Volunteers will work closely with the Program and Event Coordinator, helping with grant writing and research, assist in planning our annual benefit and additional resource development. The volunteer will be responsible for organizing sponsorship opportunities, auction solicitation and guest management and other duties as assigned.
Domestic Sex Trafficking Volunteer
Training Volunteers will work closely with the Training Coordinator, focusing on the intersection of dating abuse among youth and domestic sex trafficking and delving into the warning signs, risk factors, impact and preventive measures around this complex issue. This position will help push Day One's training's forward by researching topics around sex trafficking and the impact of domestic sex trafficking on not only the survivor but the survivor's family. In addition, the intern will attend training's on sex trafficking and related topics conducted by Day One and other NYC partner organizations, and help develop PowerPoint and Prezi presentations.
Social Work Interns
Social Work Interns work directly with Day One's clients providing counseling, support group facilitation, case management and responding to our hotline. Interns are MSW candidates at accredited schools throughout New York City with an interest in working with survivors of trauma. Counseling is performed both onsite at Day One's offices and at the Bronx and Brooklyn Family Justice Centers. Bilingual is a bonus.
Note: Social Work Intern applications are only accepted in April to begin in the Fall semester.
Legal Services Interns
Legal Services Interns work alongside Day One's Supervising Attorney to litigate cases involving obtaining orders of protection, custody and visitation, immigration, housing and school advocacy. Interns also conduct research on legal precedents related to teenagers, dating violence and technology abuse.
Note: Must be a 2L or 3L at an accredited law school.
Community Education Volunteer
Community Education Volunteers assist our Community Educator with preparing materials for workshops on healthy relationships and teen dating violence. Workshops are delivered to youth and youth serving professionals throughout New York City. Volunteers assist in curriculum development, participant surveys, data entry, tabling events and promoting Day One workshops.