AIDS CT

AGENCY:        
AIDS CT
110 Bartholomew Ave, Suite 4000
Hartford, CT 06106
 
INTERNSHIP CONTACT: 
Shawn Lang, Public Policy Director
Maribel Santana, Training Coordinator
860-761-6699, wendy@ctaidscoalition.org
 
AGENCY FUNCTION:  CARC is a statewide coalition of organizations that provide services to people living with HIV/AIDS in CT. We strive to: Educate the public on HIV/AIDS related issues, encourage cooperation among HIV/AIDS organizations, positively influence government policies related to HIV/AIDS issues, improve the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS, empower people living with HIV/AIDS through leadership training. CARC envisions a future in which all people living with HIV/AIDS can live in dignity, and the AIDS epidemic has ended. 
 
INTERN ACTIVITIES: 
Development intern will assist the Development Director in fundraising events including Art for AIDS Oscar Experience, WE CAN (Women End the Course of AIDS Now) and AIDS Walk/Run. The Development intern will work with the Development Director to implement outreach strategies to help secure donations, sponsorships and to increase event participation. Additional responsibilities may include volunteer organizing, helping with social media promotions and assisting with development and execution of the contribution generating strategies needed to advance the mission, programs and goals of CARC.


Policy intern will work closely with the Public Policy Director to assist with coordinating CT’s HIV/AIDS public policy and advocacy activities on the state and federal levels. Intern will assist the Public Policy Director as needed with the development, implementation and oversight of CARC’s public policy initiatives. Tasks may include assisting the Director in developing materials for informing and educating legislators, helping with trainings on “how to” engage in advocacy and assisting the director with working with legislators, composing and distributing advocacy alerts and information to members and other advocates. The intern will see in action and participate in the working of policy makers as they collaborate with our agency in the form of World AIDS Day, Legislature breakfasts and may attend meetings at the LOB/State Capitol.


Case Management Training intern will assist the Training Coordinator with several training areas such as planning, research projects, and analytical processing. All trainings are appropriately tracked and recorded for future reporting. The trainings are held twice per month and the target audience are medical and housing case managers who work directly with clients living with the HIV/AIDS virus. Research for effectiveness of training is conducted via surveys and on a monthly basis statistics and percentages are made available regarding each training.

HOURS PER WEEK: 
 
INTERNSHIP AVAILABLE: 
FALL:  Yes;   SPRING:  Yes;   SUMMER:  Yes
 
STIPEND:  No