Volunteer:

The Boulder Institute for Psychotherapy and Research is an exciting, stimulating place to volunteer and make a difference in the lives of traumatized children and adults. Volunteerism is a wonderful way to meet people, give back to our community, get job training, and gain valuable experience. Join us in doing volunteer work BIPR and get a warm feeling inside.  Check out the volunteer positions listed below.  If you don’t see a place where you fit in, but have ideas about what you could offer, please call 303-442-4562 or email us at volunteer@bipr.org.  We would be happy to speak with you about what you have in mind.

To express interest in volunteering at BIPR,  please email us at volunteer@bipr.org.  

New Opportunities:


Psychology Post doctoral/Post-Masters Fellowship/Social Work Post-Masters Fellowship


BIPR will be accepting applications for a Post-Doctoral and/or Post-Masters Fellow starting February 1st, 2014.  The position is a two-year, approximately 25 hour/week commitment.  Students are expected to work 4-6 hours on one weekend day each week.  The fellowship begins July 1, 2013.  This is an unpaid opportunity.

The training at BIPR is rich in attachment theory, the impact of trauma on the brain, and neurobiologically informed psychodynamic psychotherapy.  Clients range from very young children to adults.  Couples, group and family therapy are also possible.  An integral part of the program is intensive work in early childhood including: preschool and nursery school consultation, and early intervention in infant/parent, toddler/parent or preschool child/parent dyads. BIPR makes every attempt to assign cases based on student areas of interest.   Research opportunities may be available.

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Psychology/Social Work Undergraduate Internships:


The goal of the internship is to give students or new college graduates some experience in the field so that it will be easier to get jobs in the field or will make you a more attractive applicant to graduate programs in Psychology or Social Work.  Preference is given to students who are in their Junior or Senior Year of College.

Here are some of the possibilities for what the internship might include:

  • Assist in preschool and daycare settings doing child observations,
  • Score and learn about psychological instruments,
  • Conduct research follow-up interviews,
  • Data entry for program evaluation research projects,
  • Assist with program evaluation,
  • Assist with our parenting lectures and professional lectures,
  • Work with emotionally disturbed children during parent meetings,
  • Social Networking (read about recent findings in neuroscience and blog and tweet about it,
  • Grant writing.
  • Assisting in the Clinic office.

Weekly group supervision is a part of this opportunity.

To express interest in this opportunity, please email us at volunteer@bipr.org


Opportunities:


Board Member Fundraising Focus:


Use your fundraising experience to support the important work of our organization! We are looking for dedicated, passionate individuals who may have had some previous experience fundraising for schools, programs, or other non-profits.  By being on the BIPR Board you will be helping to impact the lives of traumatized children and adults. You will also be supporting community mental health education and low-fee psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults. Previous Board experience is helpful but not required.

To express interest in this opportunity, please email us at volunteer@bipr.org 


Community Fundraiser:


The Community Fundraiser is responsible for interacting with businesses in Boulder known to give back to their community and to set up dates or events to generate small streams of income for the organization. This job requires some detective work, finding ways that other non-profits have engaged businesses. If you are up to a challenge, have good people skills, and are a go-getter, this is the job for you! The Community Fundraiser also helps with our fundraising events under the supervision of the Executive Director or a Board Member.

To express interest in this opportunity, please email us at volunteer@bipr.org


Donor Relations Coordinator:


If you are passionate about helping children and adult who have experienced traumatic events lead a full and successful life and you love interacting with other people, this is the job for you. The Donor Relations Coordinator is responsible for introducing people to BIPRs mission and history at our introductory events, contacting people who have expressed an interest in being involved at these events and maintaining contact with these individuals.

To express interest in this opportunity, please email us at volunteer@bipr.org

 


Event Planner:


Join a fun committee of volunteers to plan fund-raising events. Organize most aspects of event including planning venue, engaging caterer, advertising etc. This is an ideal job for Mom’s who have helped with fund-raising events for their children’s school and would like some experience to get back into the job market.

To express interest in this opportunity, please email us at volunteer@bipr.org


Office Assistant


We need an individual with solid computer skills (prefer Mac, Excel, Word, etc.) who enjoys working with others and taking on a broad variety of projects including donor database entry/updating, event organizing, filing, copying, scanning, and a broad variety of diverse tasks.

To express interest in this opportunity, please email us at volunteer@bipr.org

 


Professional Volunteers:


There are many exciting opportunities for Psychologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists who would like to give back to their community and join other committed BIPR volunteers in working on various projects.  Opportunities include helping with our intern training program, helping organize community and professional lectures, helping in our Zero-to-Five program, and helping organize fundraising events.  It is a great way to socialize, network, and meet other professionals.

To express interest in this opportunity, please email us at volunteer@bipr.org


 Early Childhood Undergraduate Internships:


Assist in preschool and daycare settings.  Get the experience you need to get the job you would like.

To express interest in this opportunity, please email us at volunteer@bipr.org

 


Marketing Internships:


Work with our Board Members with Marketing expertise to help the organization become better known in the community.

To express interest in this opportunity, please email us at volunteer@bipr.org

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