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DO YOU WANT TO ENGAGE IN GROUNDBREAKING WORK?
Because we are a rapidly developing organization spanning several disciplines, our volunteers and interns have the opportunity to apply skills, create programs, develop projects, and engage in a multi-disciplinary team. Our volunteers are part of self-managing teams within a trauma-informed, international, and completely remote organization.
Breaking Code Silence is composed primarily of survivors of institutional abuse. By joining together and sharing our talents, strengths, time, and passions, we are creating change. Join us and be a part of the movement creating change to protect vulnerable youth.
PRIORITY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
CONTENT CREATORSWriters, editors, social media creators
Calling all writers, editors, and social media content creators! We are building out our communications and publications teams and we are looking for individuals to join the team. If this is you…we are waiting for ya!
PROGRAM INVESTIGATIONSResearch, report writing, summaries
Facility reports are a hallmark of what we do. Volunteers needed to collect, organize and summarize information. This team is primarily asynchronous – perfect if you are a self starter and enjoy going down rabbit holes.
TEAM COORDINATORSProject manager, team manager
We are growing and we are in need of volunteers to jump on board and help develop our teams and projects. If you enjoy implementing ideas and executing projects as part of a team, you are the person we are looking for!
Information storage, communications, policy and procedures, accounting, people and project management, web development, SEO, fundraising, grant writing. *Administrative volunteers urgently needed throughout*
Google ads, web presence, increasing awareness of the cause and the organization.
Web design, content writers, SEO, graphic designers, media etc.
Create original content for website, “breaking news” team, monthly newsletter, drafting position papers for whole org, editing for all divisions, blog posts, etc.
Create content and post on socials (TikTok, Insta, reddit etc), graphics, etc
Advocating for ethical mental health and developing trauma-informed care.
Assist families with reporting and filing, create documents (timelines, statements of fact, etc) for reports, collect program data, admin/mod a private group for families trying to free their child. *All positions engaging families must pass a background check.
Relationship building, state audits, position papers, etc. Legislation is in full swing and we will train our volunteers.
Data base we need volunteers to add to the program database
Collect records, scrape internet, and compile program data
Join a team of survivor and ally researchers. Our population is largely absent in academic research. It is time to change that this team does the following:
Data Collection & Cleaning
WHAT DO WE DO?
BREAKING CODE SILENCE HAS TWO PRIMARY GOALS
1) Eradicating institutional child abuse and
2) Empowering hundreds of thousands of survivors in the United States to heal themselves and promote social change through positive self-advocacy. Breaking Code Silence utilizes education, outreach, research, and community organizing to protect the civil and human rights of youth.
Breaking Code Silence is committed to building and protecting an inclusive workspace that embraces and affirms the whole identities, backgrounds, lived experiences, and individual perspectives of our staff, interns, and volunteers. We celebrate the diversity of our teams as it pertains to ethnicity, race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, size, religion, national origin, and/or juvenile or criminal justice involvement.
Breaking Code Silence regularly has open positions for volunteer opportunities and internships and is an equal opportunity employer.