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Employment Type:
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Contracted Student Interns- Recovery
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State of Massachusetts | Northampton, MA
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Job Description

The Department of Mental Health is seeking to hire a student intern who will assist with finalizing the Strategic Plan for Trauma Informed Approaches Task Force Activity.

The intern will work directly with Director of Recovery, Task Force Members, Area leadership, Community Stakeholders to finalize this five year strategic plan. The intern will work with department staff to identify local resources, develop Western Mass Network of community supports and providers that are accessible to DMH clients and others who are experiencing serious emotional disturbance.

The intern will also work with other DMH Area Leadership staff, and external stakeholders to organize, set up, and co-host a community conversation, to be held in mid August. In addition, the intern will attend meetings of local suicide prevention initiatives with Department staff, build resource network related to local efforts regarding suicide prevention activities.

* This internship opportunity is for a postgraduate student who must be currently enrolled in a postgraduate program at an accredited College or University.

* Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency.

Period of Service:

May 28, 2019 through August 30, 2019

Additional Information:

* Benefits are unavailable with the exception of sick leave accruals.
* All employees will be paid on a biweekly basis and must have direct deposit.
* The salary range for this position is $15.00-$19.00 an hour.
* Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
* Days Off: Saturday and Sunday

DMH Mission Statement:

The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research.

Pre-Hire Process:

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines.

For questions, please contact Health Human Resources at 413-784-9339.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Please see Preferred Qualifications.

For undergrad: This internship opportunity is for an Undergraduate student who must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited College or University

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.