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Internship - SafeCare Home Visitng

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ORGANIZATION: Children First, Inc.

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Children First
Every Child Deserves a Safe Home

SafeCare Home Intern Job Description
This Internship provides support to the SafeCare Program and Home Visitors. Duties involve clerical and service support, child development research, creating service plans for families, and direct service to families. This internship requires meticulous attention to detail. Other projects may be related to SafeCare or other Children First programs. Below is a more detailed job description.

1. Clerical Support
a. Prepare session plans, documentation, and resources for each SafeCare Home Visit
b. Keep accurate, up to date, and organized digital and physical files for all family services
c. Use excellent communication skills to provide documentation of services to stakeholders

2. Create Service Plans for Families
a. Identify community resources to meet family needs
b. Create community resource contact sheets to assist families with access
c. Assist in developing adaptive service plans for families with special needs

3. Service Support
a. Provide Information & Referral services and Life Skills Sessions to families
b. Provide Transportation to families for appointments or to access resources
c. Thoroughly and accurately document all client interactions
d. Attend DFCS staffings to take notes and obtain new referrals
e. Attend court when necessary and accurately document proceedings
f. Maintain the SafeCare space for safety and efficiency
g. Connect with the community to acquire in-kind donations for families

4. Program Research and Data Evaluation
a. Collect and store data from program participants
b. Analyze data and outcomes to inform practice and policy

5. Child Development Research
a. Stay up to date with current Child Development and Family Home Visiting Research
b. Provide SafeCare Home Visitor with brief analysis of relevant research or methods that may be beneficial for services
c. Develop ways to incorporate new research or methods into current services

6. Policy / Advocacy
a. Work with Children First to advocate locally and at the state level for policies beneficial to children and families in our community
b. Stay up to date on Legislative events and efforts that may affect our agency and our cause.

7. Other duties
a. Other projects as assigned

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About Children First, Inc.

Location:

693 North Pope Street, Athens, GA 30601, US

Mission Statement

Children First engages families in our community and through the courts to ensure safe, stable, nurturing living environments for children.

Description

Children First, Inc. is a local nonprofit agency that administers several programs in the field of child welfare:

Athens-Oconee CASA trains and supervises volunteers to provide legal advocacy for abused and neglected children

Family Time Community Visitation provides supervised visitation for families seperated by abuse or neglect.

SPARC - Supportive Parenting and Access Resource Center works with non-custodial parents to increase their emotional and financial support of their children

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

Tue May 17, 2022 - Mon Aug 08, 2022

WHERE

693 N Pope StAthens, GA 30601

(33.96205,-83.38564)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach
  • Database Administration
  • Internet Research

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Interns should be available between 5-10 hours per week minimally.

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