Puente Arizona


Phoenix, Ariz., USA


Puente Arizona is part of the global movement for migrant justice and human rights. As a grassroots community-based group Puente promotes justice, non-violence, interdependence and human dignity. Puente Arizona works to empower the community and build bridges by working collaboratively with various organizations and individuals. For more information, visit www.puenteaz.org.


This site will host up to two interns. Responsibilities will vary based on interns’ interests, and may include assisting with Puente’s case work, arts and culture events, childcare, detention visitations, community projects, and political engagements.


Six to eight weeks, beginning June 16, 2014, with flexibility in dates. Approximately 25 hours per week.

Site-Specific Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who are bilingual in Spanish. The ability to set work priorities and multitask is particularly helpful.

Housing and Stipend

Interns are eligible for a stipend of up to $150 per week from UUCSJ to assist with food, local transit, and incidentals.

Interns are eligible for housing, which will be in a simple shared apartment above Puente’s offices.

Selected interns are responsible for travel to and from Phoenix, Arizona.

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Heather Vickery is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with UU congregations, State Action Networks, past UU College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) program participants, and regional staff in order to expand engagement in UUSC and UUCSJ’s work. As the Coordinator for Congregational Activism, she manages the workshop offerings and group visits to the UUSC/UUCSJ office and assists with communications for the Activism and Justice Education Team. Heather is an active member of the Boston Immigration Justice Accompaniment Network and a dedicated dog-mom to her rescue puppy Nova.

Heather may be contacted at hvickery@uucsj.org and 617-301-4303