Health Care Accss Intern - Stipend Position


Cause Areas


Mon Jan 11, 2016 - Fri May 12, 2017


The Arc Greater Twin Cities2446 University Ave W Ste 110Saint Paul, MN 55114


This stipend eligible position is for the January - May 2017 time frame. The Arc Greater Twin Cities is a non-profit, grassroots advocacy organization serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Supporting The Arc’s program and services team, this position participates in the planning and implementation of programmatic activities and advocacy that positively impacts people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This position supports the health care access team and provides administrative, logistical, programmatic, customer and evaluative support. Specific duties include:

  • Facilitate connections with systems of support for health care access that exist in our community

  • Shadow health care application assistance appointments as needed

  • Assist Navigators in preparing for application appointments (i.e. schedule meetings with families, send out paperwork and documentation to help families prepare for meetings)

  • Obtain comments & feedback for program promotion, on Health Care Access page and in other program materials

  • Assist with outreach efforts for health care access; includes to diverse and underserved/underinsured communities

  • Assist in creating issue tracking systems for health care applications for use in systems work with metro-area counties

  • Participate in the development of educational workshops and provide community education

  • Assist with internal and external training needs, communication and process refinement

  • Other duties as requested

Must be available to intern 10-14 hours a week. Hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm with occasional evenings and weekends as needed. An exit interview will also be conducted to gauge intern experience and to make recommendations for improvement. Includes a $1000 stipend per term and/or may be work study eligible.


  • Data Entry
  • Program Management
  • Case Work / Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
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