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Outreach Intern - WCA

Overview: The WCA is a longstanding nonprofit is Boise providing free community and residential based services to survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. Our Outreach Department serves to bring awareness and education to the community at large about domestic abuse, sexual assault, our services and healthy relationships.

Opportunity/Project Duties:

  • Work with the Outreach specialist to coordinate distribution of outreach materials across the wider community.  
  • Provide administrative support for strategic initiatives that improve access to our hotline.
  • Coordinate ribbon making for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Assist with Social Media 
  • Assist with facilitating the use of WCA outreach materials amongst the BSU community
  • Access to a vehicle is preferred but not required to deliver materials and resources to other organizations
  • Data entry associated with the Outreach Department .
  • Data entry associated with our outreach presentations , events and tabling efforts 
  • Support the delivery of mass mailings and other associated campaigns.
  • Assists in events and campaigns that support our outreach department, including Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October) Sue B (October) First Responder Baskets (September) City Santa (December) and other associated activities.
  • Assist with donation drives, donation drop offs and other project based work associated with the In Kind giving at The WCA through the philanthropy department.(works closely with outreach department)
  • Supports additional events and tabling opportunities where needed.
  •  Assist with other tasks that help the agency as a whole achieve our mission of safety , healing and freedom from Domestic abuse and sexual assault.
  • General Administrative tasks including data management and mass mailing support.


  1. Collaborative attitude and team player.
  2. Exceptional attention to detail and possesses strong organizational and time management skills.
  3. Personable and able to develop a positive rapport with individuals while maintaining a strong sense of professionalism.
  4. Ability to be flexible and accommodating.
  5. Excellent verbal, written and record keeping skills. Confident to speak in Public or virtually to small and large groups of community members in a variety of settings such as Zoom, Facebook live or in person gatherings.
  6. Ability to handle stressful situations, and maintain strict confidentiality.
  7. Excellent organizational and follow-up skills.
  8. Ability to professionally represent the WCA to the public.

Skills You Will Develop: 

  1. Professional office/work environment skills, interpersonal skills
  2. Presentation and public speaking skills
  3. Nonprofit knowledge and functions

Additional Student Requirements: background check required (administered by WCA)