Join the Team

You can get involved with Hollaback! at a lot of different levels. You can host an event. You can volunteer with an existing Hollaback! site near you. If there aren’t any, you can go through our leadership training and start up a Hollaback! chapter in your own community. If you want to work with us as a board member or at our New York City headquarters as an intern or as a staff member, we’ve got these options for you.

Employment

We are not currently seeking applicants for paid positions.

Board of Directors

We are seeking 2-3 additional board members to help lead the way as we explore how we can build the power of people to create measurable and long-lasting impacts in the movement for gender justice. We are especially interested in board members with a background and interest in racial justice, technology, fundraising, marketing, law, finance, and/or movement-building. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, folks with disabilities, and others whose voices are not regularly elevated in public conversations about harassment and discrimination are especially encouraged to apply.

Learn more about what board membership entails and how to apply.

Internships

The Hollaback! headquarters in Brooklyn offers three cycles of internships each year. We will post position descriptions and further instructions when we are ready to accept applications for each cycle.

Fall Internships

We are currently accepting applications! Interested applicants should send a resume with a cover letter to [email protected] Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis.

Internships run from late August or early September to late December with an estimated time commitment of 16-20 hours per week. We offer a $250 stipend per month to cover travel. The candidate will work from our office in downtown Brooklyn.

Internships offered:

Communications Internship

The Hollaback! communications internship offers an exciting opportunity for an energetic people-person with a can-do attitude and an eagerness to learn. The intern will assist with media outreach, social media, writing and editing, event support, special projects, research, and administrative work and will report to the program and communications coordinator.

Primary Responsibilities

As the communications intern, you will do the following:

  • Maintain and develop exciting social media content about ending harassment for three social media platforms
  • Communicate and engage with our followers through social media messages
  • Monitor media contacts, build our growing media lists, and coordinate our press archive
  • Draft our weekly blog updates on Hollaback! headquarters and site activity
  • Monitor international movement activity by tracking blog posts from each site
  • Participate in communications strategy meetings
  • Work with staff to finalize our annual report
  • Ongoing administrative assistance as needed
Qualifications
  • A current student or recent graduate with a strong commitment to Hollaback!’s mission
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results-driven, and motivated by project management and deadlines
  • Has excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Has strong familiarity with monitoring and developing social media content
  • Knowledge of Google Drive and Apps
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Quick thinker: can boil a great amount of information into takeaways and next steps
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with aggressive growth plans
  • Eager to take on challenges with a sense of humor
  • Flexible with work tasks
HeartMob Program Internship

HeartMob is an online platform developed by Hollaback! that provides real-time support for people experiencing online harassment and gives supporters concrete ways they can help. Hollaback! is seeking an energetic people-person with a can-do attitude and an eagerness to learn to help build resources, moderate the platform, and handle social media for our HeartMob program. The intern report to the program and communications coordinator.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Assist with research on online harassment and current trends
  • Work with staff on creating new resources and content for the HeartMob platform
  • Find content for the HeartMob accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Moderate cases and account applications on the platform
  • Participate in program meetings and strategy sessions
  • Provide administrative support as needed.
Qualifications
  • A current student or recent graduate with a strong commitment to Hollaback!’s mission
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results-driven, and motivated by project management and deadlines
  • Has excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Has strong familiarity with monitoring and developing social media content
  • Knowledge of Google Drive and Apps
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Quick-thinker: can boil a great amount of information into take-aways and next steps
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with aggressive growth plans
  • Eager to take on challenges with a sense of humor
  • Flexible with work tasks
Development and Program Internship

Hollaback! is seeking a development and program intern who will assist in both development efforts as well as building the body and scope of programs that exist on the issue of street harassment. The intern will be reporting to the development officer and the deputy director.

Program Responsibilities
  • Assist with creation of program materials addressing bystander intervention.
  • Edit/revise versions of Hollaback! guides/reports.
  • Assist with curriculum development on bystander intervention.
  • Assist with setting up trainings on bystander intervention.
  • Research partners to work with locally and nationally.
Development Responsibilities
  • Assist with donor cultivation and messaging via fundraising databases.
  • Research a variety of marketing and communications opportunities.
  • Participate in organization brainstorms and meetings.
  • Provide administrative and event support as needed.
Qualifications
  • A current student or recent graduate with a strong commitment to Hollaback!’s mission
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, results driven and motivated by project management and deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong familiarity with monitoring and developing social media content
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Quick-thinker – can boil a great amount of information into take-aways and next steps
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with aggressive growth plans
  • Eager to take on challenges with a sense of humor
  • Flexibility with work tasks

Spring Internships

We accept applications during December for a start date in January.

Internships offered:

  • Communications Internship
  • Development and Program Internship
  • HeartMob Program Internship
  • Legislative Advocacy Internship
  • Graphic Design Internship

Summer INTERNSHIPS

We accept applications during April for a start date in May or early June.

Internships offered:

  • HeartMob Program Internship
  • Communications Internship
  • Graphic Design Internship