Caring Connections Friendly Visitor Program Intern

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Council on Aging Southern California - Preventative Mental Health Department

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Position Description:

This internship program is an opportunity available to University students participating in Service Learning and Community Service activities, or who want to gain relevant professional experience. The curriculum has a multidisciplinary approach that integrates first-hand knowledge of the senior population through direct services, community outreach awareness and exposure, and understanding the standard operations protocols of a non-profit organization. A minimum of 60 - 120 hours commitment is required.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Direct Client Service: Provide telephone visitations to isolated older adults on weekly basis. Under supervised conditions make referrals to community resources to meet client’s needs. Provide home visitation to a lonely senior.
  • Outreach and Volunteer Recruitment: Network and promote the agency within the local community. Participate in volunteer fairs, special events, and trainings.
  • Administrative Support: Perform general clerical duties such as scheduling, database management, and telephone assistance.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Internet research
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Self-motivated and self-starter
  • Sensitivity toward older adults and persons with disabilities
  • Complete training and attend in-service meetings
  • Be fingerprinted through the Department of Justice (free of charges)
  • Professional demeanor

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2 Executive Circle, Suite 175Irvine, CA 92614



  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 60 Hours of volunteer commitment

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