The social services intern is responsible for assisting clients with non-immigration social services paperwork including public benefits applications, signing up children for school, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/ food stamps applications. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in Social Work or those currently enrolled in social work programs.
The ideal candidate will be able to compassionately and efficiently handle cases while strengthening and supporting the community. Fluent English and working Arabic is preferred for this position, and a strong desire to empower and support the Arab-American community is preferred.
The Social Services intern is expected to commit at least 10-15 hours/week of work with the Association; hours and days are somewhat flexible.
Assist with completing social service and SNAP forms and applications
Interpreting, translating for clients
Provide individual case management related to SNAP and social services
Make copies of, and file application forms for clients
Maintain confidential client database and case work files for individual clients
Experience working with immigrant populations
Some experience with customer service, completing social services paperwork
College Student or Graduate, above 18
Able to work consistent weekly hours
Ability to commit at least a 3 month cycle
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
- People Skills
- Case Work / Management
- Administrative Support
- Customer Service
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 10-15 hrs/week