Archive | July 2012

Internship Search (re-post)

The Esther Coalition, Inc. is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) advocacy and empowerment organization with the sole purpose and passion of educating and empowering young women and children to live holistically. We are launching three new community wide initiatives for FY 2012 to 2015. We will provide advocacy and supportive services under the MemeBear Cares Initiative, Strengthening Young Mothers Initiative and Sista to Sista: Let’s Talk! Initiative.

MeMeBear Cares will provide financial support and advocacy for single parents who care for a child with some range of Trisomy 18 (birth to 18 years old) throughout Michigan.

Strengthening Young Mothers is a new initiative to create permanent supportive housing for single mothers and their child with severe multiple impairment to live in community with supportive services (i.e. coordinated health services, career development & training, transportation).

Sista to Sista: Let’s Talk is a support group for single moms who are experiencing grief/loss from birthing a child with severe multiple impairments or the death of a child, loss of “normal lifestyle”, loss of relationships and/or loss of other aspects of life as a single mom.

To support the FY 2012 to 2015 Community Initiatives, we are accepting applications for the following volunteer opportunities:

  • Assistant to President & CEO
  • Accounting Intern
  • Capacity and Asset Building Intern
  • Event Coordination and Planning Intern
  • Marketing and Public Relations Intern
  • Volunteer Coordinator and Community Organizer Intern

At this time, all these positions are unpaid but will receive performance perks. If you are interested in a position listed above, please send a cover letter and resume to Be sure to submit your interest no later than August 1, 2012.  Please view the full position description under Volunteers.

Thanks in advance for your time and expressed interest in The Esther Coalition, Inc.

Edith L Gibson, Mom to Demetria (T18-p)

President and CEO

This entry was posted on July 23, 2012.

Prayers and peace to the Colorado victims and their families

We send up prayers and bid peace to the victims and the families impacted by this morning’s shooting in Aurora, Colorado. May the Divine surround and protect your heart as you grief your loss and suffer from the horrific memories of today’s tragedy.

Edith L Gibson, Mom to Demetria (T18-p)

President and CEO

This entry was posted on July 20, 2012.