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Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic surge, Family Services' offices are currently closed to public walk-ins.  Normal hours of operation remain while staff conducts services remotely or by appointment only. As always, essential crisis services will remain available.   Read more.

Volunteer Job Description - Communications and Marketing Intern

General Description: 
Join our Community Engagement team as an intern!  You'll gain marketing and communications experience while being part of the movement to end violence in our community. The Communications and Marketing Intern works closely with the Development & Communications Coordinator. College students with a Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related major, and an interest in Family Services’ mission are encouraged to apply. 

This is an unpaid, part-time internship/volunteer position.

Commitment Required: 

  • 6 months or one semester of service; minimum of 10 hours per week.  Family Services will work with the student and university to ensure college credit is given for the internship if applicable.
  • Due to COVID-19, the position will be remote.
  • Attend scheduled meetings via Zoom and additional training as needed.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Social media content creation
  • Short and long form writing (e.g. e-newsletters, blog posts, newsletter articles, flyers)
  • Video editing
  • Website maintenance
  • Special events and marketing campaigns, such as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month, and Denim Day
  • Duties may vary as needs arise and/or change.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Self-starter, independent worker
  • Excellent at writing short and long form content 
  • Creative, thoughtful approach to projects
  • Interest in marketing/PR, press, and social media
  • Bi-lingual is helpful
  • Cares about Family Services’ mission


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have your own phone, computer, and reliable internet connection.

Screening Requirements and Process:

  • Must interview with Volunteer Coordinator and/or Development and Communications Coordinator.
  • Candidates will be asked to provide a cover letter and writing or creative sample (such as social media campaigns, marketing projects, etc.).
  • Must receive clearance from the Department of Justice Criminal Record Offender Information database.

Thank you to our generous sponsors.

  • The Sence Foundation
  • First 5 Tulare County
    First 5 Tulare County
  • The Law Office of Afreen A. Kaelble
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