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SUPPORTIVE SERVICES & OUTREACH GRADUATE-LEVEL INTERN -- ESCONDIDO

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Interfaith Community Services

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Join our team and create a stronger community for all who live in San Diego County!

This position will provide direct services to clients, to include but not limited to, intake, assessment and case management, and client advocacy (resources and referrals) to homeless and low-income individuals, with the goal of moving clients from crisis to self-sufficiency and to support the mission of Interfaith Community Services.

  • Provides direct services to clients including diversion, Individual Service Plan (ISP), assessment, crisis intervention, advocacy, and case management
  • Provides guidance and support to help clients identify their own strengths, set achievable goals and follow through consistently so they can become self-sufficient
  • Utilizes Housing First and Diversion strategies to stabilize clients experiencing or at-risk of experiencing homelessness
  • Administers supportive services per agency and contract guidelines
  • Identifies resources and advocates for clients’ needs
  • Links and networks clients with resources within the agency and utilizes other public and private social service agencies as necessary
  • Conducts street outreach and engagement with individuals experiencing homelessness
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with mental health providers, SUD treatment providers as well as additional county and community nonprofit based self-sufficiency services to ensure that clients with ongoing barriers and treatment needs are successfully transferred to longer term services
  • Participates in community-based outreach events for the purpose of engagement and client linkage
  • Identify, engage and link underserved populations with mental health and substance use treatment through street outreach services

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About Interfaith Community Services

Location:

550 West Washington Ave., Escondido, CA 92025, US

Mission Statement

Interfaith Community Services empowers people in need to stabilize and improve their lives through comprehensive programs, in partnership with diverse faith communities and people of compassion.

Description

Interfaith is the largest social services agency in North San Diego County from the coastal City of Oceanside to the inland communities south and east of our Escondido headquarters. We empower people in need to stabilize and improve their lives through our comprehensive programs. We are able to support our community thanks to the dedication of hundreds of diverse faith communities, thousands of volunteers, and over 200 dedicated staff.

Community
Crisis Support
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

550 West Washington Ave.Escondido, CA 92025

(33.12497,-117.09187)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Community Outreach
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2021-2022 School Year
  • • 2nd year level Master’s Degree student in Social Services or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience required • 1+ years of relevant work experience required • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

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