Tucson and Pima County

American Friends Service Committee

Full-time program intern. Some weekends and evening meetings required. The current program emphases are: criminal justice reform, developing local responses to the injustices of global economy; conducting conflict resolution workshops with prison inmates and community members; opposing military recruitment in public schools; and advocating for a humane and fair immigration policy.

 

Arizona Historical Society

The Arizona Historical Society offers opportunities to gain valuable hands-on experience, increase skills, and earn college credit. Tasks include oral history transcription, library and archives projects. You may work with artifacts and exhibits, education programs, or general assistance.

 

Ben’s Bells

The mission of Ben's Bells is to inspire, educate, and motivate people to realize the impact of intentional kindness, and to empower individuals to act according to that awareness, thereby strengthening ourselves, our relationships, and our communities.

 

BorderLinks

The BorderLinks Bi-National Intern Program provides the opportunity for individuals from the United States, Canada and México to live and work together at the Casa de la Misericordia for one year. In the past the work has primarily been to develop activities and programs for neighborhood children and adults at the Casa de la Misericordia, the site of much of BorderLinks' work in Nogales, Sonora. Bi-National Interns needed from Sep-July.

 

Humane Borders

Humane Borders, motivated by faith, will work to create a just and humane border environment. Members will respond with humanitarian assistance to those who are risking their lives and safety by crossing the United States border with Mexico.

 

International Refugee Committee

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the

IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.

 

Iskashitaa Refugee Network

Iskashitaa Refugee Network works with United Nations refugees who have been resettled to Tucson.  Our programs include gleaning, food preparation, sewing and crafts, English as a Second Language, and more classes.

 

Pima County Cultural Resources and Historic Preservation Office

Pima County is rich in history, cultural diversity, living traditions, and regional character, all of which define our collective cultural heritage and community identity, where our Native American, Spanish Colonial, Mexican, and American traditions intersect with the natural environment to create a unique, multi-storied cultural landscape. The Pima County Cultural Resources and Historic Preservation Division honors this heritage by working to preserve our cultural and historical properties, including ancestral sites, traditional cultural places, historic buildings, districts, objects, living traditions, and working landscapes.

 

Sonoran Institute

The Sonoran Institute works with communities to conserve and restore important natural landscapes in Western North America, including the wildlife and cultural values of these lands.

 

Pima County Health Department

The Pima County Health Department is dedicated to help the residents of Pima County achieve and maintain an optimal level of wellness. The Health Department and its partners are committed to embracing and promoting diversity throughout our programs.

We encourage an active network of public health and safety professionals and community-based organizations. We are the community voice of public health based on our knowledge, experience, skills and accessibility.

 

HIV/STD Program Barbara Kramer 624-8271

 

Last Revised: 11/26/2014