ARE WE THE RIGHT FIT FOR YOU?

The Oasis Center for Women & Girls is a nonprofit organization focused on improving the well-being of women and girls through upholding our missing to “improve the lives of women and girls through celebration and support”. 

Founded in 2007, we are focused on personal, professional, and economic concerns facing women, girls, and their families. We are committed to addressing these issues individually through the provision of direct services and collectively through community dialogue and awareness. Services offered include individual counseling, Single Moms Support groups, Girls Circle, Girls for Change, and Girls Can Do Anything! Camp. Our programming is strengths-based, inclusive, accessible, and affordable. Established to fill a gap in gender-centered services, the Oasis Center staff and board strive toward a community where women and girls thrive at every stage of life. 

JOB OPPORTUNITY: CAMP COUNSELOR

We are hiring Camp Counselors for our Girls Can Do Anything! Summer Camp. If you are passionate about helping 5-13 year old girls discover their talents and explore, apply today! You will work with our Girls Empowerment Coordinator to help implement camp activities, supervise and engage with campers, ensure camper safety, and uphold the principles and purpose of Girls Can Do Anything! Summer Camp.

Hours need to be flexible between the hours of 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM (Monday-Friday) 

scope and duties

Every semester we are looking for interns who bring a positive attitude, strong work ethic, creativity and a passion for the work we do in our community. As a small organization, interns can be involved in all aspects of agency operations. We have opened our internship applications and are looking for help in the following areas:

Girls Empowerment Interns

Education (FT)

  • Assisting Girls Empowerment Program Coordinator and counselors with our GIrls Can Do Anything Summer Camp full-time 
  • Prepare/organize supplies 
  • Help confirm appointments and communicate with vendors 
  • Practice use of Conscious Discipline in learning environment 
  • Help lead instructional activities
  • Analyze activities and teaching methods, and report back to GEPC

Hours need to be flexible between the hours of 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM (Monday-Friday)

Social Work/Mental Health/Psychology (FT)

  •  Helping plan and facilitate daily Girls Circle peer support groups in our Girls Can Do Anything Summer Camp and weekly at a community partner site outside of camp
  • Observing clients during summer camp and taking case notes
  • Meeting one-on-one with clients during summer camp as needed when certain behaviors arise
  • Assisting GEPC with admin tasks

Hours need to be flexible between the hours of 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM (Monday-Friday)

Art Therapy (PT)

  • Planning and facilitating Art Therapy group daily with younger girls during Girls Can Do Anything Summer Camp

Hours need to be flexible between the hours of 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM (Monday-Friday) and 5:00 -8:00 PM (Thursday) 

Women Empowerment Interns

Women’s Empowerment Intern (FT)

  • Spend your internship working on both the administrative and clinical side of Oasis’ micro private practice.

  • You will work with the Women’s Empowerment Coordinator to support our contracted licensed counselors by scheduling new clients, holding intake appointments and maintaining confidential client files. Interns will also run a weekly virtual group and have a small number of individual counseling clients that they will work with through their internship.

  • At this time this position is only open to Masters level Social Work students. 

    There is some flexibility with hours, but you must be available on Thursdays between 5:00 and 8:00 PM and one additional evening for two hours. (Confirmed dates/times will be discussed during interviews.)

Marketing/Communications/Event Interns

Photographer/Content Creator (FT)

  • Assist Marketing Coordinator and ED with taking pictures of Girls Can Do Anything Summer Camp activities to collect more content for our social media platforms
  • Need to have AT LEAST three years of experience in taking photos through a DSLR camera and editing photos in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop
  • Needs to have reliable transportation and pass background check 
  • Has to be comfortable working with young girls (5-13 years old) and be able to get the action shot (engage the girls) 
  • Social media experience (Facebook and Instagram) is preferred

Hours need to flexible between the hours of 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

CSWG Interns

Policy Intern (PT)

  • Our center serves as the staffing agency for the Tallahassee/ Leon County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls. The primary purpose of the commission is to promote awareness of issues pertaining to women and girls in the Tallahassee/ Leon County area and serve in an advisory role, providing input to the City and County Commissions as needed.
  • Our interns have a unique opportunity to be a part of this process and will work with the Staff Liaison and commission members to organize events, perform advocacy, and conduct research.

Compensation

Oasis offers volunteer, unpaid internship opportunities, both full and part-time, throughout the year. Academic credit for these internships can be arranged in accordance with your degree program.

How to apply

Please fill out the Application to be considered for an open position. Indicate on the form which position you’re applying for. If you have any problems submitting the form, please contact admin@theoasiscenter.net. You should receive a confirmation shortly after submitting your form.