|Employer:||Franklin County Detention Center|
|Internship Title:||Art Rehabilitation and Community Organizer|
|Period of Engagement:||Each Fall|
|Description of the Internship:|
|The Franklin County Detention Center is seeking student interns to assist with its “Inside Out: Self-Expression and Building Community Awareness” project.
The foundation of this work is entwined with the premise that change is possible as individuals take full responsibility for their actions and deeds. Art work can reflect this process as inmates focus on issues such as addiction, domestic violence, and other behaviors that have led to incarceration. Utilizing a Recovery-Based model, individuals are empowered to make sustainable changes that can positively impact their lives and ultimately their community.
This project seeks to build community awareness through art displays and sales as it allows opportunity for incarcerated citizens to establish a positive place in community.
|The student intern will:
It is anticipated that the intern would work a minimum of 10 hours per week.
|Successful candidates must:
|Application is made through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.|
|Complete and submit the Internship Application Form online.|
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