Direct Services intern
Reports to: Care Coordinator/Director of Survivor Care
- Will build relationships with clients and learn how to use a trauma-informed perspective for both treatment and care of survivors of human trafficking.
- Will have weekly scheduled supervision with direct supervisor (30 minutes a week for bachelor’s level interns, 1 hour a week for master’s level interns).
- Masters level interns: Will develop group curriculum and lead an evidence-based, trauma-informed weekly group for survivors of human trafficking with staff.
- Will assist in transportation of clients to and from meetings and appointments.
- Will attend trauma trainings and be able to appropriately address situations from a trauma-informed perspective.
- Will keep all appropriate notes and documentation for client interaction and groups on SharePoint. Will email a summary of group activity to Director of Survivor Care after each group session.
- Will be responsible for keeping a weekly log of hours worked and having the supervisor sign off on hours weekly.
- Will be present for weekly groups. Will help assist group leader and possibly lead groups on a weekly basis.
- Will discuss all internal issues with their direct supervisor and troubleshoot issues that arise with clients in weekly supervision.
- Every intern is responsible for a “legacy project,” which can be discussed with their direct supervisor. This project will allow them the opportunity to develop, create, and implement something for the betterment of the organization.
T-Th-Sat 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
M-W-F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
- Flexibility in scheduling, ability to occasionally stay late or come in early as needed.
- An understanding of trauma-informed care and an ability to use appropriate skills when dealing with survivors.
- Completion of child advocacy training, basic trauma-informed care trainings, and other trainings as needed.
- Have a ready and willing attitude, effective communication skills, and a strong ability to use a strengths-based approach.