INTERN: Intake Division Boulder County Housing and Human Services
|Opportunity Type:||Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity|
|Department:||Housing and Human Services|
|Category:||Human Services and Public Health|
|Time Commitment & Minimum Age:||Must be 18 years of age or older and have vehicle available for transportation with a valid CO drivers license. BSW or MSW student wanted for 10-20 hours/week. Days may vary, but looking for semester or longer commitment. A weekly schedule will be established based on the needs of the intern and program. Second year/Concentration year field placement with a focus in child welfare is ideal. Child welfare stipend students encouraged to apply.|
3460 N. Broadway St. Boulder, CO 80304. Travel to home visits, court, meetings, etc.; accounts for 50% of time.
To develop a broad understanding of the Colorado Child Welfare System with an emphasis in the Intake Division of the Family and Children Services department of Boulder County. The intake division is the first point of contact that families have if a referral is accepted through the Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline Reporting System.
|Duties and Responsibilities:||
|Qualifications and Requirements:||
Seeking an individual with strong interpersonal skills, including being able to work with diverse staff and clients. A strengths based perspective with strong engagement skills and flexibility is ideal. The candidate should have good time management, prioritization, and organizational skills. Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as basic computer skills are necessary.
|Training Dates and Information:||
On-the-job training will be provided and shadowing various caseworkers throughout the course of the internship will be provided. Participation in county trainings including Partnering for Safety will be available. Additionally, several in-house trainings on various topics related to child welfare and case work practice are provided throughout the year by Boulder County Human Services, and student interns are welcome to participate. Weekly supervision will be provided.
Be part of a team that is dedicated to the safety and well-being of children and families. This is an incredible opportunity to learn more about intake and the child welfare system, in addition to resources available to families in Boulder County! This is a great opportunity to network, gain job readiness skills, and support the safety and well-being of children and families in Boulder County.
Please contact Debbie Ramírez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-441-1430
|Unpaid Internship:||This is an Unpaid Internship|