Job & Internship Opportunities

Bilingual Rape Prevention Education Assistant
(10-15 hours a week, 9-month position)
Work in local schools to prevent sexual violence and help raise a generation of empowered and safe young people! Assistant will support the Rape Prevention Education Program Manager in presenting our award-winning Start Strong program in local middle and high schools. Successful candidates will be bilingual in English and Spanish, outgoing, energetic, personable, and possess a genuine love for working with youth. The assistant should have experience working with a variety of audiences, with a demonstrated commitment to approaching rape prevention education from an anti-oppression framework. View the full Bilingual Rape Prevention Education Assistant job description here.

    • To Apply: send a resume, cover letter, and 2-3 professional references to jobs@ocrcc.org, with title “Bilingual Rape Prevention Education Assistant” in the subject line.
    • Deadline: July 24, 2019
    • Anticipated Start Date: August 26, 2019
    • Incomplete applications will not be accepted
    • No phone calls, please.

 

Youth Education Assistant
(10-15 hours a week, 9-month position)

Work in local schools to prevent sexual abuse and help raise a generation of empowered and safe children! Assistant will support the Youth Education Program Manager in presenting our award-winning Safe Touch program in local elementary schools. Successful candidates will be outgoing, energetic, personable, and possess a genuine love for working with youth. The assistant should have experience working with a variety of audiences, with demonstrated commitment to approaching child sexual abuse prevention education from an anti-oppression framework. View the full Youth Education Assistant job description here.

  • To Apply: send a resume, cover letter, and 2-3 professional references to jobs@ocrcc.org, with the title “Youth Education Assistant” in the subject line.
  • Deadline: July 24, 2019
  • Anticipated Start Date: August 26, 2019
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted
  • No phone calls, please.

 

Legal Intern Position
(32 hours a week, approximately 10-12 weeks during the summer)
Legal interns work on a variety of legal issues including family law, criminal law, and torts. Interns will gain practical experience with the legal system and assist clients directly, in addition to turning in one legal writing project. Responsibilities will include conducting comprehensive legal research, composing research summaries and legal memoranda while analyzing the findings, assisting clients in filing 50(c) protection orders, and advocating on behalf of clients within the legal system. View the full Legal Intern Position description here.

  • To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, 2 professional references, writing sample and transcript (unofficial is ok) to Gheisha-Ly Rosario Diaz at gheisha@ocrcc.org with the subject line Legal Intern Position. Please indicate which term (fall, spring, or summer) you are applying for. Please consolidate application materials into one pdf, if possible.
  • Application Deadlines
    • Fall Internship: September 2, 2019
    • Spring Internship: December 2, 2019
    • Summer Internship: February 2, 2020
  • Flexible starting date, dependent upon the student’s schedule
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered
  • No phone calls, please

 

Advocacy Intern Position
(12-16 hours a week, per semester or 12-month internships available)
The Advocacy intern will be responsible for direct client services including crisis intervention, active listening, and emotional support for clients, maintaining accurate and appropriate documentation on client interactions, assisting clients in navigating civil and criminal legal systems, staffing the crisis line and online helpline as scheduled, and other advocacy specific tasks. View the full Advocacy Intern Position Description here. 

  • To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, 2 professional references to Gheisha-Ly Rosario Diaz at gheisha@ocrcc.org with the subject line Advocacy Intern Position. Please indicate which term (fall, spring, summer, or yearlong) you are applying for. Please consolidate application materials into one pdf, if possible.
  • Application Deadlines
    • Fall Internship: September 2, 2019
    • Spring Internship: December 2, 2019
    • Summer Internship: February 2, 2020
    • Yearlong Internship: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis
  • Flexible starting date, dependent upon the student’s schedule
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered
  • No phone calls, please

 

The Orange County Rape Crisis Center is committed to fostering the leadership of people of color, Native people, immigrants and refugees, low-income people, LGBTQ+ and trans* people, people with disabilities, survivors of sexual and/or domestic violence, and people living in the many intersections of these experiences. We strongly encourage people from these communities to apply and will not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, socioeconomic class, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, sex, religion, disability status, citizenship status, age, veteran status, or national origin. 

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