Harrisonburg, Virginia

Restorative Justice Intern

Gemeinschaft Home -- Harrisonburg, Virginia

1 year term
Ages 20+
Dean House—Harrisonburg



​Gemeinschaft Home is a re-entry home for nonviolent offenders who are in the process of re-entering society. Whether you are studying criminal justice, law, sociology, psychology, history, art/music, writing/journalism, or virtually any field of study, Gemeinschaft Home offers opportunities to engage and assist a diverse group of individuals, while also providing invaluable experience in the day-to-day operation of an established nonprofit organization.

Gemeinschaft Home is looking for an intern with any of the following skills/interests: 

  1.  Medical knowledge or nursing degree.
  2.  Public relations/marketing.
  3.  Accounting.
  • Support for the mission and vision of Gemeinschaft Home.
  • Energetic self-starter with good problem-solving skills.
  • Interest in living in community.
  • Willingness to make a one-year commitment.

 Program info



Dean HouseDean House<p><strong>Join a community</strong>—The Dean House Voluntary Service Unit is located in the heart of downtown Harrisonburg, and across the street from its supporting congregation. Stay locally in Harrisonburg and continue to enjoy the college town full of cultural and linguistic diversity, thriving arts scene, and nationally recognized outdoor recreation opportunities. Take advantage of the proximity to Shenandoah National Park, Charlottesville and Washington, DC.</p><p><strong>Join a congregation</strong>—Community Mennonite Church is a growing, multi-generational, and welcoming congregation. Many CMCers are engaged with the local community through education, justice and service work. VSers are invited to participate in congregational life through Sunday morning worship, small groups, weekly kids club, Sunday school, church activities and more.<br></p><p><strong>Join a cause</strong>—Placement options are varied and involve community organizing, immigrant justice, healthcare access, and others.</p>

 Program site



http://cmcva.org/apply-for-our-mvs-unit/, Dean Househttp://cmcva.org/apply-for-our-mvs-unit/, Dean House



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