Human Services & Social Work Internship


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Cause Areas

When

Mon Feb 05, 2018 - Tue Feb 05, 2019

Where

3805 Marshall St.Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

About

Key Responsibilities

  • Screen calls to the hotline to determine the need of the caller and then make appropriate referrals.
  • Research and update resources, for example, compile a list of agencies that would donate school supplies.
  • Attend weekly team meetings, becoming a contributing member of Housing and Family Services (HFS) team involved in making decisions that impact homeless people.
  • Assist case managers with client's day to day needs, which may include accompanying case managers to home visits.
  • Participate in training's and tours of agencies as they are offered, for example training on domestic violence, co-occurring disorders such as mental illness and substance abuse and/or visiting other shelters and programs.
  • Perform carious office duties and attend to donations.
Training & Support
  • Attend trainings such as Volunteer Orientation, Domestic Violence Symposium and Homelessness 101.
  • Human Services/Social Work interns will have additional training from staff.

Qualifications
  • Completion of volunteer orientation and approved background check.
  • Commitment to the mission, values, and philosophy of Family Tree.
  • Able to work in chaotic environment -patience is a must.
  • Willingness to learn and desire to assist people who are in a crisis is essential.

Skills

  • Case Work / Management
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Administrative Support
  • Social Work
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 6 mths - 1 yr. M-F, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Send resume and brief cover letter to Erika Nelson at enelson@thefamilytree.org

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