Summer Social Work Volunteer
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Recruiting Organization: Homeless Garden Project
HGP offers Social Work Volunteers a schedule with some flexibility and choice within the structure of our trainees' weekly work schedule. Meetings with trainees take place during their workday, Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-2:00. Social Work Volunteers work with trainees to find the best times to meet. Thursdays are currently required; supervision, social work, and staff meetings are held on this day. Meetings take place in person at our 3.5-acre organic farm.
Duration of position: mid-May through early September
Schedule: 10-12 hours/week; Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday
Thursdays are currently required; social work and staff meetings are held Thursdays, 1-2 PM
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Assessment: work with trainees to identify current needs.
- Service Planning: collaboratively develop a plan focused on supports, activities, and resources required to achieve personal goals.
- Advocacy and Referrals: help educate and connect trainees to available and appropriate resources.
- Counseling & Goal Setting: provide support and structure for relevant goal setting.
Desired Traits & Skills:
- Good listening skills
- Well organized
- Appreciation of diversity & commitment to social justice
- Bachelor's degree in a related field
Orientation & Training:
- Work under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Training in Motivational Interviewing, service planning, and evaluation
Benefits to Volunteer:
- Experience working in a nonprofit social service setting
- Familiarity with community resources
- Develop counseling skills
- Gain training in Motivational Interviewing and Positive Psychology
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Fee Amount: None
This opportunity is recurring
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