Interning at Waypoint

Interning at Waypoint

My name is Jennifer, and I started interning at Waypoint at the beginning of my senior year at the University of Iowa. At the time, I knew I wanted to focus on digital marketing and/or graphic design, but I also wanted to feel like I was giving back to the community while having control over projects that potentially could be assigned to me. Waypoint offered me an opportunity to learn and grow, but also to be independent.

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National Crime Victims' Rights Weeks Staff Spotlights

National Crime Victims' Rights Weeks Staff Spotlights

Learn about our Survivors' Program staff and the difference they make.

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Creating Safe Environments with Trauma Informed Care

Creating Safe Environments with Trauma Informed Care

Waypoint and KidsPoint strive to be a Trauma Informed Care (TIC) organization. Being a TIC organization means we...

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2022 Women Helping Women Scholarship Recipients

2022 Women Helping Women Scholarship Recipients

Every year, Waypoint maintains a tradition of recognizing women for their personal, professional, and civic contributions to the community through Tribute to Women of Achievement. Reflecting Waypoint’s mission of inspiring people to move forward, these women are agents of change in the Corridor through their innovations, organizational enhancements, leadership, and service to others. Their efforts demonstrate the positive influence and impact women have in our community every day.

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US Cellular Spreads Locally Grown Joy to Support Waypoint

US Cellular Spreads Locally Grown Joy to Support Waypoint

Traveling in a holiday-themed truck, the company delivered $5,000 in gifts to Waypoint kids ages 0-12 before the Winter Wonderland event. These gifts include dolls and accessories, food and kitchen play, craft kits, action figures, board games, puzzles, blocks, Legos, cars and trucks, as well as educational and riding toys.

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Waypoint Calls On Community to Help End Domestic Violence

Waypoint Calls On Community to Help End Domestic Violence

Throughout the month of October, Waypoint will be working share information about domestic violence, healthy relationships, and what resources are available to those who may need support. This year, the program is facing an 8% funding cut, so community support is now more important than ever.

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Waypoint starts program to support fathers wanting to move forward

Waypoint starts program to support fathers wanting to move forward

Waypoint is excited to announce a new initiative called the Caring Dads Program, which will be added to the multitude of services offered by the Domestic Violence Program. The Caring Dads Program has a goal of helping fathers improve their relationships with their children and end controlling, abusive, and neglectful behavior.

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5 Ways Waypoint’s DV Program is Cutting-Edge

5 Ways Waypoint’s DV Program is Cutting-Edge

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Waypoint is proud to be part of the effort to end domestic violence in our community. Domestic violence is a complex issue and requires a variety of approaches and solutions to help individuals from all backgrounds, ethnicities, and income levels move forward.

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Mariam Gains Valuable Experience through Waypoint Internship

Mariam Gains Valuable Experience through Waypoint Internship

Waypoint gave me the experience in understanding how the nonprofit world works. Now I will be able to apply this knowledge in any future jobs I will have. I would not have been able to grow as a person without Waypoint and their staff helping me learn.

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Kailey's Internship Experience at Waypoint

Kailey's Internship Experience at Waypoint

My name is Kailey Blunk, and I spent the summer working with Waypoint as a Resource Development & Marketing Intern. As I prepared for my senior year at Coe College as a public relations and communications double-major with minors in gender studies and creative writing, I knew I wanted to spend time completing an internship that was focused in marketing.

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