Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
5/11/2019
Job Category:
Administration
Engagement Specialist Internship (2855-709)
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Job Description

Seeking Bachelor level interns to join our team as a Community Based Social Work Intern. Bachelor level students currently pursuing Social Work, Counseling, or related field preferred. This internship offers a diverse experience working in our Behavioral Health Community Partnership program (BH CP) working alongside Care Coordinators and people served. You will have the opportunity to work directly with consumers ages 18+ as well as having the opportunity to be a part of a growing team advocating for integration between physical and behavioral health services for our consumers in and around the Greater Boston and suburban areas. This position involves traveling with consumers and working with them in the community.

Schedule: Flexible Mon-Fri (16-24 hours per week)

Riverside is looking for talented students year round - Please apply today!

As an Engagement Specialist Intern, you will:

* Work alongside consumers to help assist them with accessing community based resources
* Participate in staff meetings
* Work with a minimum of 3-4 consumers per week at a community-based location or at a Riverside site
* Be responsible for documenting interventions with consumers and organizing related paperwork
* Have access to additional free training's at Riverside Community Care and from our community partners
* Mileage will be reimbursed at a competitive rate

Our Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for someone who has the desire to gain more practical experience within the health and human services field are comfortable working with people with acute psychiatric diagnoses, various stages of recovery from substance use disorders and with need for connection to community resources. Here at Riverside Community Care we take pride in our employees for being compassionate, respectful and innovative. If you are ready to be part of a team that puts people first then you are strongly encouraged to apply!

Required Experience

* Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program
* Access to reliable personal transportation

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.