Psychology Internships

Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: Alliance Medical Center
Address: 1381 University Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Phone: 707-431-1170    
Supervisor: Alexandra Kelner

Internship Description

Job Title: Volunteer Health Educator

Compensation: unpaid
Internship Length: 2 semesters preferred, or as long as intern can commit
Hours: at least 10 hours of presentation time each month, 30 hours of presentation and curriculum training

Population: Adolescents, children, multicultural
Focus: Domestic Violence, education, mental health, outreach, research
Setting: Clinic, community agency, school


  • Conduct classroom presentations of My Body Is Healthy (grades K-5) curriculum and/or Comprehensive Sexual Health Education curriculum (grades 6-12) for North Sonoma County schools in compliance with the State of California’s Educational Codes
  • Attend Health Education volunteer meetings twice per month
  • Collect and submit presentation statistics for every presentation conducted
  • Assist Alliance Medical Center staff with recruitment and supervision of Teen Advisory Group (TAG) members
  • Conduct community outreach including but not limited to community health fairs and events representing Alliance Medical Center and the Teen Health Center


  • Comfort and/or experience with public speaking
  • Punctuality
  • Ability to connect with, support and work with children and youth in a strength-based way
  • Comfort discussing sexuality and sexual health-related topics in a non-judgmental and professional manner
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Alliance Medical Center

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • Knowledge of health education, child development and strength-based theories
  • Knowledge of social justice theories and issues

Additional Information:

This internship was updated 7/01/14