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Internship Placement Possibilities

ABC House Lonnie B. Harris
Black Cultural Center
Asian Pacific Cultural Center Native American Long House
CALYX Oak Creek Correctional Facility
CARDV Planned Parenthood
Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez Center Pride Center
Community Outreach Sable House
Girls on the Run Victims Assistance
Benton County Court House
Girl Scouts of Santiam Council Women’s Center
HIV Alliance Eugene Women Role Models Project
Jackson Street Youth Shelter  

ABC House: http://www.abchouse.org/

Contact:
541-926-2203
P.O. Box 68
Albany, OR 97321

Mission:
• To promote a safe, fair, respectful, and supportive experience for children who may have been abused and for their families
• To provide the necessary services to lessen the hurt and help the healing
• To seek justice through a coordinated, community-wide response to child abuse

Asian Pacific Cultural Center: http://mu.oregonstate.edu/asiancc/

Contact
541-737-6361
apcc@oregonstate.edu  
 
Mission
The Asian & Pacific Cultural Center at Oregon State University was established to provide a fun, safe and welcoming facility for the retention of students. We provide academic, cultural, recreational, and social programs/activities related, but not limited to the Asian/Pacific Island cultures and heritages. It is our mission to educate students and members of the community about our various cultures and to provide leadership development through these events, activities, and other resources at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.

CALYX: http://www.calyxpress.org/internships.html

Contact
Ph: 541-753-9384 
toll-free 888-336-2665   
216 SW Madison Ave. Ste 7
Corvallis, OR 97333     

Mission: 
CALYX exists to nurture women’s creativity by publishing fine literature and art by women. CALYX is committed to:
•    introducing a wide audience to high quality literature and art by women
•    providing a forum for diversity and underrepresented writers and viewpoints
•    discovering and publishing emerging and developing writers
•    preserving publications for future audiences

CARDV: http://www.cardv.peak.org/  

Contact:
541-758-0219
Administrative Office
4786 SW Philomath Blvd.

Mission:
The mission of the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence is two-fold:
•    To provide services and support to those affected by sexual and domestic violence, and
•    To provide education and leadership within the community to change the societal conditions that cultivate these forms of violence.

Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez Center: http://mu.oregonstate.edu/cesarchavez/

Contact:
541.737.3790
1969 'A' St.
Corvallis, OR 97333
cccc@oregonstate.edu  

Mission
The Centro Cultural César Chávez was established to provide a location and facility for programming various, academic, cultural, recreational and social events related to the Chicano/Latino/Hispanic culture and heritage. It exists to support the different ethnic and cultural peoples' pursuit of their educational goals and the retention of their culture. Further, it strives to inform both the respective cultural groups and the greater university communities about issues central to the Chicano/Latino/Hispanic culture and heritage. The Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez seeks to provide an environment in which students are able to accept and appreciate their differences and also a place that encourages a sense of purpose and unity.

Community Outreach: http://communityoutreachinc.org/index.htm

Contact
For more information about volunteering, Call 541-758-3000

Mission:
multi-faceted human service organization provides hope for men, women, and children who are homeless and very low income in the mid-Willamette Valley.

Girls on the Run: http://kidspirit.oregonstate.edu/girls-run/

Contact:
(541) 737-KIDS
GOTR Willamette Valley KidSpirit
Karen Swanger
girlsontherun@oregonstate.edu

Mission:
Girls on the Run is an international prevention program dedicated to helping girls in grades 3-5, become aware of the “girl box.” The girl box is a place girls go around middle school where they turn in on themselves and morph into what they think others want the to be instead of who they truly are. We use experiential learning programs, which combine training for a 5K race/walk event with curricula designed to promote positive choices for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living.

Girl Scouts of Santiam Council: http://www.girlscoutsosw.org/cms/volunteers/adultvolunteeropp/becomeavolunteer.aspx

Contact
503-581-2451
Jane Bartosz
1922 McGilchrist SE
Salem, OR 97302

Mission
To inspire girls with the highest ideals of character and conduct.

HIV Alliance Eugene: http://www.hivalliance.org/

Contact
phone: (541) 342-5088
Fax: (541) 342-1150
HIV Alliance
1966 Garden Avenue
Eugene Oregon, 97403
email: admin@hivalliance.org

Mission:
•    In collaboration with volunteers and community partners, HIV Alliance assists and supports people of all cultures by offering health care and advocacy to those living with and affected by HIV.
•    HIV Alliance also provides community education, outreach information and services to empower individuals to make healthy choices.

Jackson Street Youth Shelter: http://www.jsysi.org/

Contact:
541-754-2404
555 NW Jackson Ave.
Corvallis, OR 97330
pgmdirector@jsysi.org

Mission:  
Our mission is to provide a safe, stable, and secure environment to kids ages 10 to 17 -- whether for one night or for many months. We have room for up to nine youth to sleep each night.  Without our shelter a teen you know might be staying in an abusive home, sleeping on a friend’s couch, sleeping in a car or even under a bridge.

Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center: http://mu.oregonstate.edu/blackcc/  

Contact:
541.737.4372
2325 NW Monroe (slightly north of the Student Health Center)
bcc@oregonstate.edu  

Mission:  
The mission of the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center is to complement the academic program of studies and enrich the quality of campus life for African and African-American students at Oregon State University. Integral to this mission are the following aims:
•    Retention of African, African-American, and all students of color
•    Provision of support services that empower and enable said students to matriculate successfully and in a timely manner
•    Provision of leadership development opportunities
•    Provision of a safe place for all students
•    Development and promotion of events/activities that promote an environment in which cultural diversity is valued, and the uniqueness
of the individual is respected
•    Development and promotion of events/activities that educate all students, faculty members, and the greater Corvallis community, on the
histories and issues affecting all peoples of African heritage. 

Native American Long House: http://mu.oregonstate.edu/longhouse/

Contact:
541.737.2738
Corner of 26th and Jefferson (Across from Weatherford Hall and Memorial Union)
nal@oregonstate.edu

Mission:
As a public service center of Oregon State University, the Native American Longhouse exists to provide services and hospitality to students, faculty, staff, the college, and the surrounding community. The primary function of the Longhouse is to provide a gathering place for hosting cultural ceremonies, classes, conferences, lectures, performances, retreats and community events.

The Longhouse provides the opportunity to build a bridge of understanding between the regions' Tribes and visitors of all cultures. The Longhouse is a resource for non-Natives interested in the dynamics of cultural exchange and alternative learning styles. For learners from a Native background, the Longhouse provides a hospitable environment and a source of support honoring the cultures of the first people of this land, including Alaskan Natives & Hawaiian Natives.

The Longhouse serves as a place of multicultural and inter-cultural education. This is a place to exchange ideals and promote positive discourse for all groups. Native and non-Native people have access to information on Native cultures, traditions and the rich heritage of the Native peoples.

The Native American Longhouse is used as a teaching area for traditional singing, dancing, storytelling and ceremony.

Oak Creek Correctional Facility: http://www.oregon.gov/OYA/facilities/oakcreek.shtml

Contact:
Phone: 541-791-5900
4400 Lochner Road SE
Albany, Oregon  97321

Mission
The Oak Creek YCF provides OYA and the juvenile justice system an opportunity to engage in services specific to our young women in Oregon.  Oak Creek is committed to providing a continuum of services and programs for young women that are gender-specific and based on research and best practice. Services and programs allow young women to fully complete their programs based on the case plan that has been developed for them.

Planned Parenthood: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/

Contact:
Eugene Location:
541-344-9411
1670 High St.
Eugene, OR 97401

Contact:
Salem Location: 
P: 888.875.7820
F: 503.391.9057
3825 Wolverine St., NE
Salem, OR 97305
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/centerDetails.asp?f=2412  

Mission:
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is the nation’s leading sexual and reproductive health care advocate and provider. For more than 90 years, we’ve done more than any other organization in the United States to improve women’s health and safety, prevent unintended pregnancies, and advance the right and ability of individuals and families to make informed and responsible choices.

Pride Center: http://oregonstate.edu/pridecenter/

Contact:
541-737-9161
1553 SW 'A' Avenue

Corvallis, OR 97333
pride.center@oregonstate.edu

Mission:  
The OSU Pride Center provides programs and resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning and intersex members of the OSU community and their allies. The Pride Center affirms LGBTQQIA lives and identities by providing education, trained peer support, outreach, community development, visibility and advocacy. The Pride Center is a safe space for all people to explore aspects of sexual orientation and gender in an open and non-assuming atmosphere.

Sable House: http://www.sablehouse.org/

Contact
503-623-6703
Business Office Address:
289 East Ellendale Ave.
Suite 701
Dallas, OR 97338

Mission
SABLE HOUSE is a private non-profit, community-supported agency founded in 1993, whose mission is to eliminate domestic and sexual violence by providing comprehensive services to victims and their children in Polk County, Oregon. Sable services include safe shelter, 24-hour crisis hotline, in-person sexual assault response, support groups, information and referral, community resource advocacy and community outreach and education.

Victims Assistance Benton County Court House: http://www.co.benton.or.us/da/volunteer.php

Contact
541.766.6815
Benton County District Attorney's Office
County Courthouse, 3rd Floor
120 NW 4th Street
Corvallis, OR 97330

Mission
Under the Crime Victims Bill of Rights, you have certain legal rights as a victim of a crime. Know Your Rights and Enforce Them!!  

Women’s Center: http://oregonstate.edu/womenscenter/

Contact
541-737-3186
Oregon State University,
Corvallis, OR 97331-2503   
WomensCenter@oregonstate.edu

Mission
As Shapers of the world and catalysts for change; We believe in the infinite potential of women, We choose to lead with passionate purpose,
We provide advocacy and resources in a compassionate space, We act to promote the success of all, and we commit to equity, social justice and feminist ideals.

Women Role Models Project: http://womenrolemodels.org/internship-opportunity/    

Contact
Director Pam Van Londen
vanlondp@onid.oregonstate.edu

Mission
To bring recognition to women who advance all areas of technology around the world.  The Women Role Models activism project site provides online interviews of successful women in the arts and sciences from around the world, and offer examples of women role models who have succeeded in these male dominated fields.