At Safe Harbor, we offer a range of opportunities for students looking for internships or practicum hours. Please read below to find out more about our internship opportunities that are currently open, then complete the application form here. You may also contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Lisa Nalley, at or (864) 385-7182 with any questions. 

Internship Opportunities

Internship openings

  • Helpline Internship

    Safe Harbor's 24/7 help line is the first touchpoint with callers who are seeking help and support. Help Line Advocates will answer calls in a trauma-informed manner, answer questions, assist with safety planning and complete intake forms. Help Line Advocates should be able to handle crisis situations, while providing emotional support, information and referrals in an empathetic and non-judgmental manner. 

    Job Responsibilities: 

    • Conduct trauma informed phone intakes and manage daily operations of the Helpline. 
    • Document monthly Helpline statistics including tracking Helpline calls, referrals, and after hour calls.
    • Maintain a current guide of community resources, assist survivors with navigating referrals, and initial safety planning. 
    • Responds to and perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor. 


    Shifts: 8:30am-4pm (2- to 4-hour shifts) Monday-Friday in the intake room at Safe Harbor's Community Offices (Greenville)

  • Community Engagement Team Intern

    As a Community Engagement Intern, students will gain hands-on experience in the field of non-profit outreach, violence prevention, community and volunteer engagement. This includes large speaking engagements, community tabling events, partnering with other community organizations, and research to expand Safe Harbors reach in our four county service area. This internship includes the potential for a paid internship after one unpaid semester. 

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Schedule and attend outreach events (speaking engagements and tablings) with a member of the Community Engagement Team.
      1. Respond to speaking requests
      2. Help with coverage of events (potential for nights and weekend shifts)
      3. Share Domestic Violence Education materials
      4. Disseminate Safe Harbor Outreach materials
    • Additionally, the intern will assist with:
      1. Research aimed at Outreach, Prevention, engaging volunteers and community members.
      2. Safe Harbor Events (ex. At the Table, and others) 
      3. Planning Social Media based outreach and education
  • Masters Level Internships

    We are currently not offering any Masters Level internships. Check back frequently to find out more, or contact Lisa Nalley at

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