Career Opportunities

ANAD is hiring! Learn more about exciting career opportunities at one of the leading nonprofits in the eating disorders field.

ANAD values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, people in larger bodies, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, men, and veterans to apply. ANAD is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

Helpline & Referral Services Intern

How to apply: Email cover letter and resume to

Reports to: Program Coordinator

Status: Unpaid. Students are encouraged to seek academic credit. ANAD can work to accommodate specific program requirements.

Location: Remote

Expected Hours: 5-10 hours per week

Travel Requirements: None

 

Program description: ANAD’s free, eating disorders Helpline is available to provide emotional support and referrals. ANAD provides referrals via email to professional eating disorder treatment providers within the U.S. This is a peer-led service, meaning our referrals are not made by clinicians or mental health professionals. As the demand for Helpline support and online referrals continues to grow, ANAD Seeks an intern to help strengthen the support offered through these programs.

 

Internship Position Overview:  This role will support the Helpline & Referrals Program Coordinator and help ensure that the team meets greater program goals and deliverables in a timely and effective manner. The position’s responsibilities encompass:

 

Helpline Duties:

  • Support Programs Director and Program Coordinators with recruitment cycles, including supporting administrative tasks, completing volunteer interviews and assisting with live trainings, and onboarding volunteers to training platforms
  • Track the progress of trainees and provide status updates
  • Assist with volunteer feedback collection regarding their training experiences and suggestions for improvement
  • Assist with Helpline shifts and weekly volunteer correspondence

 

Referrals Duties:

  • Research and compose treatment provider referral emails
  • Review volunteer-in-training email drafts and log online referral form inquiries
  • Evaluate and provide feedback on ANAD’s current referral guides and training materials 
  • Collect resources for internal database of frequently requested resources 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Preferred experience in mental health related program (psychology, social work, or other) with understanding of eating disorders
  • Student in good academic standing
  • Strong research skills
  • Writing sample to be provided 

 

Preferred experience:

  • Lived experience with an eating disorder is a plus. Must be recovered for at least 2 years.
  • Google Suite programs
  • Experience volunteering and/or working with volunteers and beneficiaries in a not for profit setting

 

ANAD values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, people in larger bodies, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, men, and veterans to apply. ANAD is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.