Independent Living Specialist Intern - Spring 2017


(40.304356,-73.99093)
 

Cause Areas

When

Mon Jan 23, 2017 - Fri Apr 21, 2017

Where

MOCEANS Center for Independent Living279 BroadwaySuite 201Long Branch, NJ 07740

About

Assist the Director of Independent Living in his role which includes: assisting persons with disabilities to receive appropriate services, developing connections with community organizations and service providers, and providing the five core services services to consumers in the assigned area

Direct work with consumers

  • Conduct intake and assessments of consumers seeking services through MOCEANS CIL
  • Work with the consumer to provide the five core services: information & referral, peer support, independent living skills training, individual and systems advocacy, and transition support services
  • Follow ­up with past consumers, as needed


Outreach and recruitment

  • Initiate speaking engagements and presentations to community organizations, schools, volunteer groups and others as necessary for recruitment purposes
  • Proactively partner with marketing team to promote MOCEANS’ programs and services within the community


Analytics and reporting

  • Compile all data and necessary reports to comply with State and Federal guidelines
  • Track and document consumer progress and success in our database system, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail
  • Maintain and update the information resource files as a complete, organized and usable database of disability­related services and organizations


General Support

  • Cross­train with other staff members as appropriate and time­ permitting


Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Public Administration, or similar
  • Advanced computer skills including typing, Microsoft Office Suite and/or Google Apps
  • Ability to relate effectively with the public, fellow staff, and members in a professional manner
  • Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills
  • Proficiency using at least one social media channel preferred


Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week for the internship duration
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