SNUG Violence Prevention Intern (Unpaid)

Program Summary:

SNUG, "guns" spelled backwards, is an evidence-based violence reduction initiative that serves the Village of Hempstead and the surrounding communities. The program focuses on working with youth at risk of carrying a weapon, involved with a group known for violence, on probation or parole, or recently released from prison. SNUG provides therapeutic and case management services to residents of Nassau County that have been a victim of a crime. The goal is to reduce gun violence by changing community norms, resolving conflicts, and modeling positive behaviors. SNUG uses a trauma informed care approach to heal and empower individuals, families, and community members.

Primary Responsibilities include:

The SNUG Intern will assist the social worker in providing individual and group counseling, case management, community outreach, and completing Office of Victim Services (OVS) applications.

Qualifications and Requirements include:

  • 1st or 2nd year Master of Social Work (MSW) student


  • Opportunity available during the 2022/2023 Academic School Year (Fall and Spring Semesters)
  • 14-21 Hours Weekly
  • 9am - 5pm Weekday; Some evenings hours may be required
  • Blended work (Remote & On-Site Assignments Required)

Supervisor Credentials:

  • LMSW; SIFI certified