Internship sites - Aids/HIV
United Community Aids Network
147 Rogers St. NW
Olympia, WA 98503
Supervisor: Suzanne Hidde
Administrative Assistant: Ferol
Environment and background history: This agency is a
small building with a few offices. It started as a grassroots operation
to help individuals cope with the deadly disease of AIDS. It is a fully
funded operation that provides counseling services, support groups,
basic needs supplies, financial assistance and serves as a drop in
center for clients to make phone calls and network with volunteers.
Duties and Responsibilities: Interns are involved in
client services, fundraising activities, and Communication networking.
Interns will be supervised by the executive director
and client services staff. Good experience for students to sharpen their
interviewing and listening skills.
The AIDS walk is a fundraising activity in which the
intern will have the responsibility of rounding up volunteers and making
the community aware of the event. It also involves getting clients to
participate in the events.