Domestic Violence Response Department Internship

Internship for summer 2024, 15-20 hours per week and unpaid.

The mission of the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence is to end sexual and domestic violence in Arizona by dismantling oppression and promoting equity among all people. ACESDV is based in Arizona and has a significant, statewide presence. We are a non-governmental, non-profit membership organization that works with more than 170 formal members and allies to carry out our mission and objectives. We provide public awareness about sexual and domestic violence, education and training about sexual and domestic violence, expert consultation and support to advocates and programs, the Arizona Sexual and Domestic Violence Helpline and information for victims, family, and concerned individuals, and policy advocacy at the Capitol and to various committees, and more.

The internship will be 15-20 hours per week working with the Domestic Violence Response Department Team on a variety of support functions. An ideal candidate is committed to anti-oppression work including racial, disability, gender, and LGBTQ+ justice. They would also have great organization skills and interpersonal people skills. The ACESDV office is in downtown Phoenix, but this internship may be partly remote and may require some travel within Maricopa County. This is an unpaid internship, however mileage reimbursement for travel is available.

Internship tasks include:

  • Research and development of trainings specific to best practice in domestic violence response and prevention,
  • Develop and update domestic violence related factsheets and materials,
  • Attend meetings with community partners,
  • Development of blogs and researching relevant articles,
  • Administrative duties,
  • Creating contact lists, training/meeting preparation,
  • Assist with outreach and coordination of domestic violence awareness events,
  • All other tasks assigned by the Domestic Violence Response Department,

The internship will be completed in a hybrid capacity in the Phoenix area. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Erica Lyons, HR Manager, at, no later than Thursday, April 4th, 2024.

Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence