Helping reduce drug & alcohol use in Cheshire County

Volunteer / Internships

Interns and volunteers get valuable experience in the field of drug and alcohol misuse prevention.



We provide a wide range of community service and volunteer hours as well as internship opportunities. As part of our objective to enhance workforce development, and as a way to show our appreciation for those that donate their valuable time, we provide financial support for various educational and training opportunities.

Educational Opportunities

In addition to providing free prevention education through presentations, events, and resource referrals, MADAC also offers partial payment (up to $30.00 per training) towards prevention education opportunities for anyone wishing to further their prevention knowledge or pursue Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) Certification through the State of New Hampshire. For more information on prevention education and becoming a CPS, please visit The NH Prevention Certification Board website.

Volunteer Opportunities

As an intern or volunteer, you will get valuable experience in the field of drug misuse and alcohol prevention. All levels of involvement are appreciated.*

  • Grant Research
  • Direct Community Engagement
  • Identifying Community Resources/Events
  • Browsing Online Resources & Materials for Use/Purchase
  • Material Pick Up/Delivery
  • Updating Social Media/Website
  • Office Support
  • Special Events
  • Volunteer Coordinating
  • Prevention Campaigns
  • Marketing
  • Developing Parent Messaging
  • Minute Taking at Safe & Drug Free Communities Meetings
  • Coordinating Youth Initiatives
  • Retailer Compliance Checks

Internship Opportunities

Youth Initiatives Coordinator

Number of Openings: 1
Work Schedule:  Varied
Hours per Week:  6-12
Employment Start Date:  Rolling         
Employment End Date:  Rolling
Wage/Salary:  Unpaid/Volunteer/Internship

Job Description:  The Youth Initiatives Coordinator will work with community partner organizations and school personnel to assist in the coordination and implementation of events and programs involving and impacting local youth and their families and assist the Director in additional tasks related to preventing and reducing youth substance misuse.  Academic credit may be arranged with permission of university faculty.

Qualifications:  Any student with a major within the fields of education, social services, or communications preferred.  Must have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written. Proficiency in Microsoft and Adobe preferred. Must be interested in alcohol and drug misuse prevention, learning about non-profit organizations, and enjoy community involvement.  

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*Given the diverse nature of MADAC's work, internships can be developed from both the needs of the coalition and the academic and professional needs of the intern. Internships with MADAC are unpaid, however, there are several incentives including, but not limited to, financial support for professional development.

Online Volunteer and internship Form

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