Employment

Do you want to make a difference in a young person’s life? Are you an advocate for changes in education, prevention, and laws involving dating violence and sexual assault? Is it your dream to use your skills and expertise in a nonprofit environment? Come work for Break the Cycle! We regularly update this page with current job and internship offerings.

Current Openings

We are currently seeking a staff attorney for our Washington, DC office. Click on the link to read the full job description.

Paid Internships

We are currently seeking interns for our Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA offices. Click on the links to read the full job description.

Peer Educators

We are currently seeking interns for our Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA offices. Click on the links to read the full job description.

Peer Educators conduct classroom presentations to youth ages 12 to 24 in Los Angeles County on dating violence and healthy relationships. We train Peer Educators to present our Healthy Relationships 101 workshops, conduct basic data entry for program tracking and participate in future opportunities to assist with help services. Peer Educators must have strong verbal and presentation skills, reliable transportation (including a valid driver license and proof of insurance) and be willing to submit to a background check and TB test.

Responsibilities vary and may include:

  • Implementing our Healthy Relationships 101 workshops in schools and organizations across Los Angeles County
  • Maintaining a good rapport with youth participants at all times, making discussions relatable and enjoyable
  • Checking in weekly and sending reports to the National Community Organizer
  • Conducting program tracking using Salesforce
  • Mandatory attendance on training dates

Current college students or graduates from an accredited university between the age of 21 and 26 are welcome to apply. We ask Peer Educators to be available during school hours (8am-3pm) at least one day per week and occasionally on weekends. Interested candidates should send cover letter and résumé specifying your interest in the Peer Educator volunteer position by email at volunteer@breakthecycle.org.

Break the Cycle provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, gender identity/expression, HIV/AIDS status or status as a covered veterans in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Break the Cycle complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Break the Cycle expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability to Break the Cycle employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.