Internship: Housing Program Advocate

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  • 19 people are interested

Duties/Responsibilities:

Providing housing resources, advocacy and case management

  • Advocating for families in need of housing (transitional, rapid re-housing etc.)
  • Responsible for client intake and review while adhering to regulations, protocols and procedures
  • Case Management of 2-3 client case load
  • Documentation into agency data-base (Apricot)
  • Liaise between client and various service providers and programs
  • Assist clients in obtaining services such as financial literacy/education, employment, educational training/resources, legal assistance, and counseling services
  • Tour and observe various agency departments (Outreach, child advocacy, shelter, legal advocacy, attend ex-parte or 12 month hearing, later in life/elder advocacy, domestic violence task force meeting, etc.) to ensure knowledge and understanding of agency resources (as available)

Qualifications:

  • Background Check/Fingerprint Check
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Good listening & verbal/non-verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast pace environment
  • Compassion and understanding of trauma-informed care
  • Dependability
  • Successful completion of required training program

Commitment:

  • Adhere to a regular schedule as set forth by intern and supervisor

Training:

  • Approximately 20 hours of initial training to include: domestic violence, sexual assault, active listening, crisis intervention skills, policies & procedures
  • Approximately 40 hours of online Victim’s Assistance Training

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Advocacy & Human Rights Children & Youth Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

48 Henderson St.Marietta, GA 30064

(33.95081,-84.55256)
 

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Summer and Fall Internships available, full academic year internship available

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