Internships Available – Spring, Summer and Fall 2013

Intern with Coffee Strong: Help Soldiers and Veterans and Challenge Militarism

Coffee Strong is a coffeehouse and resource center near Joint Bases Lewis-McChord by and for service members and veterans. At Coffee Strong, service members can get help applying for discharges, filing grievances and complaints, and referrals to other non-governmental organizations for medical, mental health or legal problems. We also help veterans qualify and apply for benefits like healthcare, disability and education.

Outside of Coffee Strong we seek to educate the community about the impacts and costs of war by speaking to high school students about our military experiences, and bringing a veteran presence to the broader peace and justice movement.

We are seeking interns for Spring, Summer and Fall quarters in 2013 to help with:

  • Fundraising
  • Communications (especially social media)
  • Research
  • Administration

Hours and location of work are flexible. We have room for you at our office behind our outreach center in Lakewood, or you can work at home and come in weekly for meetings. We are also very willing to accommodate specific interests and areas prospective interns would like to develop skills in. If you are interested, or for more information or questions, please contact Alex Bacon at alex@givoice.org or 253-581-1565.

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  • Hours

    Sun: 11am-2pm Mon: 6pm - 8pm Tue: 11am-1pm, 6pm-8pm Wed: 11am-1pm Thur: 11am-1pm Fri: 11am-1pm Sat: 11am-1pm _______________________________
  • Coffee Strong Events

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    • GI Rights Assistance (by appointment)
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: April 21, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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    Events on April 22, 2014
    • Discharge Upgrade Assistance (by appointment)
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: April 22, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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    Events on April 23, 2014
    • Volunteer Meeting
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: April 23, 2014 - 9:00 pm
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    Events on April 25, 2014
    • Veterans Benefits Assistance (by appointment)
      Starts: 10:00 am
      Ends: April 25, 2014 - 2:00 pm
      Location: Coffee Strong 15107 Union Ave SW, Lakewood WA 98498
      Description: Active Duty Personal: Find out what you need before separation.
      Veterans: Learn what benefits you earned and how to claim them.
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    Events on April 28, 2014
    • GI Rights Assistance (by appointment)
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: April 28, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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    • Discharge Upgrade Assistance (by appointment)
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: April 29, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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  • Coffee Strong documentary now available for purchase!

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    For more info or to order the film, follow this link.
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  • Contact Us

    Phone: 253-581-1565
    Address: Coffee Strong, 15107 Union Ave SW, Lakewood, WA 98498
    Email: contact@coffeestrong.org