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YWCA Nashville & Middle TN

AMEND Together Good Guys Project Internship

YWCA Nashville & Middle TN


Job Summary

Position Title: Good Guys Project Facilitation Intern

Program/Department: AMEND Together / Youth Services

Reports To/Supervisor: AMEND Together Specialist

Services Hours per week: Minimum 3, Maximum 10

Days of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM (Occasional Saturday or evening training dates will be identified in advance)

Pay: Stipends will be provided at a rate of $20/hr

Program Description:

AMEND Together is a primary prevention initiative dedicated to ending violence against women and girls by engaging men and boys to be a part of the solution. We seek to challenge the culture that supports violence, cultivate healthy masculinity, and change the future for women and girls. Help us make Nashville the safest city in the nation for women and girls. AMEND partners with schools across Nashville to provide enrichment programming focused on positive relationships, healthy development, social-emotional learning, and pro-social peer connections for boys ages 7-18. The AMEND “Good Guy Project” is a way for young men who are aligned with the mission of AMEND to influence the next generation of boys. The Good Guy Project provides training and support to a cohort of young men to lead our weekly, healthy development workshops for elementary school groups of up to 20 boys. Good Guy Project participants will receive 10 hours of training in the basics of youth facilitation, the AMEND elementary school curriculum, how to raise healthy boys and more.

Internship Description:

Assist AMEND Together staff in delivering high-quality programming to elementary school boys in Metro Nashville Public Schools. Engage students in compassionate, team-oriented, and meaningful curriculum-based activities in a semester-long cohort or “club” environment. The goal of facilitation is to increase boys’ prosocial skills and help ground their development in practices that avoid high-risk behaviors such as violence. In addition, activities will increase their ability to identify and control their emotions, think critically about peers and other influences, ability to make informed decisions, and skills to navigate communication and relationships.

Job Responsibilities

Internship responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Attending and participating in facilitator training in early January.
  • Co-facilitating in-person, in-school sessions using the AMEND Together curriculum, in accordance with AMEND standards, maintaining appropriate staff-student ratios.
  • Assisting AMEND Together staff with creating and maintaining a safe student-centered learning environment.
  • Maintaining accurate and confidential participant records.


Skill Competencies:

● Experience or willingness to work with youth ages 7-11

● Experience or willingness to work with individuals of diverse populations

● Excellent written and verbal communication skills

● Enthusiasm for your work

● Good judgment and professional behavior

● Regular, punctual attendance and attention to all responsibilities

● Confidentiality in dealing with participant information

● Interpersonal, organizational, and conflict-resolution skills

● Ability to follow directions, guidelines, and policies/procedures of the YWCA

● Ability to work well with all staff

Knowledge/experience gained:

● Group facilitation with youth

● Group facilitation with diverse populations

● Interpersonal, organizational, and conflict resolution skills

● Ability to teach and lead various recreational activities

● Ability to work in a cooperative, team-oriented atmosphere

● Organizational and time management skills

● Components of positive youth development

● Program planning, implementation, and evaluation

● Opportunity to network with other community partners and non-profit organizations

Additional Information


Benefits are not provided for this position

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: January 11, 2024
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 01/01/2024
  • Salary Range: $20/hour
  • Working Hours: 10 hrs/wk