Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
9/12/2019
Job Category:
Education
Services & Programs Internship
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Job Description

The Services & Programs (S&P) Intern will work closely with staff and learn the requirements of programs offered at this site. This position interacts with program participants daily and assists them achieving their vocational goals. There will also be opportunities for the S&P Intern to interact with community resources through internship.

Schedule & Time Commitment:

* Interns serve per individual program requirements, for the duration of one school year.
* Schedule is flexible during regular business hours: Mondays-Fridays, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A day in the life: In a typical day, the Services & Programs Intern can expect to...

* Assist program participants with Employment Readiness Training (resume/applications, mock interviews, and interests), computer lab assistance, job clubs etc.
* Work with participants in developing problem-solving techniques to address barriers.
* Learn daily retail task functions to assist participants in training program.
* Provide case management staff with participant observations.
* Learn documentation requirements for participant files.
* Interact with all site programs/staff helping as needed.
* Market/outreach to community agencies about GESMN programs available in area.
* Attend community meetings as they apply to internship.

About You:

* Must be a student pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in a Human Services or related field.
* Ability to work well with individuals with diverse backgrounds and across cultures.
* Planning, organizing, coordinating and time management skills
* Ability to multi-task, work independently, and work well within a team
* Adaptive, open to change, and flexible
* Must pass a criminal background check.

About Us:

* Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota provides education, job training, and placement services to eliminate barriers to work and independence.
* Revenue from 50 retail stores, along with other contributions, supports programs throughout MN.
* We divert over 65M pounds from landfills annually and place 4 people in the workplace every day!
* Read more about us here!