Field Education Sites

Fenway Institute at Fenway Health

1340 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: (617) 927-6086
Web address: www.thefenwayinstitute.org
Email: bperkins@fenwayhealth.org

Contact Person(s):

Mr. Benjamin Dwayne Perkins

Organization Description:

The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health works to make life healthier for those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT), people living with HIV/AIDS, and the larger community. We do this through research and evaluation, education and training, and public health advocacy.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

Students will be involved in key aspects of the organization's community engagement efforts including but not limited to: working with faith community leaders to raise awareness about the impact of homophobia and heterosexism in LGTBQI communities; assisting in the development of educational curricula to raise awareness about HIV prevention programming and research efforts; cultivating relationships with community stakeholders; and providing linkages to care services for client population.

Commute/Transportation Information:

No significant travel beyond local area. In the instance that some events necessitate travel beyond MBTA, site will supply interns with CAB vouchers, budget permitting.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

  • Administration and Program Development
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Public Leadership, Community Organizing, and Planning
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development

Supervision:

Individual supervision weekly. Additionally, there will be bi-weekly team meetings.

Additional Information:

Number of Students: 1

Total Compensation: $4,000

Type of Compensation: work study

Additional Notes:

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