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JOB Great Career Opportunities Below

Hours:40 hours/week; 12am-8am shifts

PDF of complete job description available here.

Please send resume and cover letter to human resources at hr@forfamilies.org.

Hours:32-40 hours/week, rotating/varied schedule

PDF of complete job description available here.

Please send resume and cover letter to human resources at hr@forfamilies.org.

JOB Great Internship Opportunities Below

Apply for an internship at The Center! To apply for a position, please email a cover letter and resume to hr@forfamilies.org and include the position(s) you are applying for in the subject heading. Application materials can also be sent by mail to:

Internship Coordinator
The Center for Children and Families
3021 3rd Avenue N
Billings, MT 59101

Applications for internships will be accepted until positions are filled.

Event Coordination Intern

Hours: 10-15 hours/week (flexibility determined by intern’s schedule)
Salary: Unpaid internship/practicum/work study
Qualifications: Pursuing a BS/BA or MA/MS Degree in Business, Marketing, Public Relations, or Communications; Juniors and Seniors preferred
Supervision: Nikki Schaubel, Director of Marketing and Public Relations

GENERAL SUMMARY Assist development staff with outreach and fundraising event development and implementation. Conceptualize, draft and communicate ideas for new events and help evaluate and improve existing events. The event coordinator will assist with volunteer coordination, securing resources and supplies, and engaging the Board, volunteers and staff as well as the public for and at events. Not all events are “fundraising”. Most events involve community outreach to convey the message and mission of The Center in an informal, fun environment. Candidate will be passionate about the importance of family for all children, enjoy event planning, volunteer coordinating and a fast-paced, can-do work environment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Participate in or facilitate event committee meetings.
2. Brainstorm ideas for new events.
3. Evaluate and improve existing events through soliciting community feedback.
4. Assist in recruiting and coordinating volunteers for events.
5. Coordinate supplies and tasks to ensure that events run smoothly.
6. Create and distribute advertizing materials and create opportunities to engage the public in events through social media, community meetings, and the like.
7. Learn to proficiently use various forms of media to best represent The Center.
8. Represent The Center with professionalism and integrity at events and meetings.
9. Assist in maintaining and enhancing community relationships.
10. Expected to be able to work on both upcoming events but also general marketing and public relations work.
11. Other duties as assigned. Not to exceed 20% of intern’s total intern hours.

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Performance Requirements
1. Consistently presents The Center for Children and Families and its services in a positive manner.
2. Adheres to proper client relations protocols and procedures with a professional, respectful and caring demeanor.
3. Maintains appropriate professional and personal boundaries with clients.
4. Complies with the established rules of operation, procedures, and policies.
5. Maintains confidentiality regarding programs and program participants.
6. Complies with employment policies and code of ethics.
7. Communicates effectively with other staff and managers (both orally and written) as well as with clients and their children. Works well in a team structure.
8. Works effectively with families that have chemical dependency issues.
9. Is willing to attend weekly staff meetings possibly outside of regular schedule.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. Strong interpersonal skills, including communication (oral and written), problem solving, and planning. Ability to work with a variety of individuals and community groups.
2. Culturally aware and willing to learn about different cultures.
3. Editing skills and experience preferred.
4. Self-motivated, independent worker, organized, detail oriented, positive, creative, flexible, and solution-oriented. Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately.
5. Has understanding of or is willing to learn about chemical dependency and its affect on families and children.
6. Possesses computer skills in MS Office. Some background in Adobe programs is preferred.
7. Experience using various social media sites including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Minimum Education & Experience Required
1. Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Marketing, Public Relations, or Communications
2. Juniors and Seniors preferred
3. Computer experience as listed above

OTHER TESTING / LICENSES REQUIRED
1. A criminal background check is required.
2. A Child Protective Services record check is required.
3. Drug testing may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Job is physically comfortable; individual is equally mobile and seated. Work space is located indoors and includes outdoor activities. Staff may be required to lift up to 50 lbs.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Executive Director Assistant

Hours: 12-15 hours per week
Salary: Unpaid Internship
Supervision: Supervised by Executive Director

GENERAL SUMMARY
Under supervision of the Executive Director, The Executive Director Assistant will help perform essential functions of operating a non-profit organization. He or she will gain an intimate understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the Executive Director. While performing these tasks and duties, the intern will gain a sense of the inner workings of a non-profit organization. He or she will gain professional skills such as efficiency, time management, prioritizing projects and tasks, and interpersonal communication. The intern will also learn about and become a part of the culture of a professional organization.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Work closely with the Executive Director and related staff in administration of the organization.
2. Assist in refining and implementing policy and procedure for the organization.
3. Assist in appropriate tasks and learn about non-profit infrastructure and daily workings.
4. Work to lighten the workload of the Executive Director. Can include answering emails, doing appropriate reporting activities for financial responsibilities.
5. Attend appropriate meetings for the position.
6. Attend appropriate trainings and webinars.
7. Student will also learn and work in areas including human resources, program management, grant administration, accounting, outreach, and board relations.

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Performance Requirements
1. Consistently presents The Center for Children and Families and its services in a positive manner.
2. Adheres to proper client relations protocols and procedures with a professional, respectful and caring demeanor.
3. Maintains appropriate professional and personal boundaries with clients.
4. Complies with the established rules of operation, procedures, and policies.
5. Maintains confidentiality regarding programs and program participants.
6. Complies with employment policies and code of ethics.
7. Communicates effectively with other staff and managers (both orally and written) as well as with clients and their children. Works well in a team structure.
8. Works effectively with families that have chemical dependency issues.
9. Is willing to attend weekly staff meetings possibly outside of regular schedule.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. Strong interpersonal skills, including communication (oral and written), problem solving, and planning. Ability to work with a variety of individuals and community groups.
2. Culturally aware and willing to learn about different cultures.
3. Self-motivated, independent worker, organized, detail oriented, positive, creative, flexible, and solution-oriented. Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately.
4. Has an understanding of chemical dependency and its effect on families and children.
5. Possesses computer skills in MS Office including MS Access and other computer applications.

Minimum Education & Experience Required
1. Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
2. Computer experience.
3. Interest in the business aspect of a non-profit organization preferred.

OTHER TESTING / LICENSES REQUIRED
1. A valid driver's license.
2. A criminal background check is required.
3. A Child Protective Services record check is required.
4. Drug testing may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Job is physically comfortable; individual is equally mobile and seated. Work space is located indoors and includes outdoor activities. Staff may be required to lift up to 50 lbs.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Marketing & Development Intern

Hours: 10-15 hours/week (flexibility determined by intern’s schedule)
Salary: Unpaid internship/practicum/work study
Qualifications: Pursuing a BS/BA or MA/MS Degree in Business, Marketing, Public Relations, or Communications; Juniors and Seniors preferred
Supervision: Nikki Schaubel, Director of Marketing and Public Relations

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Marketing Research and Development intern will work with our marketing and development team to help bolster the public image of The Center for Children and Families. The intern will help to research different ways in which to better market our programs and the impact of these programs and will work to communicate this information to community stakeholders including service providers, donors, and volunteers. While performing these tasks and duties, the intern will gain a sense of the inner workings of a non-profit organization. He or she will gain professional skills such as efficiency, time management, prioritizing projects and tasks, and interpersonal communication. The intern will also learn about and become a part of the culture of a professional organization.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Build work plans to complete projects and goals for the marketing team.
2. Use Adobe Photoshop to brand and create publications for internal and external use.
3. Put together electronic pieces and documents for our website.
4. Work on the structure of documents and media pieces before sending to designers for the final draft.
5. Research relevant topics and studies and look for ways to incorporate them into our social media participation.
6. Use basic analytics to keep track of web traffic and social media usage within the community.
7. Learn to proficiently use all forms of media to best represent The Center.
8. Assist in maintaining and enhancing community relationships.
9. Other duties as assigned. Not to exceed 20% of intern’s total intern hours.
10. Expected to be able to work on both upcoming events and general marketing and public relations work.

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Performance Requirements

1. Consistently presents The Center for Children and Families and its services in a positive manner.
2. Adheres to proper client relations protocols and procedures with a professional, respectful and caring demeanor.
3. Maintains appropriate professional and personal boundaries with clients.
4. Complies with the established rules of operation, procedures, and policies.
5. Maintains confidentiality regarding programs and program participants.
6. Complies with employment policies and code of ethics.
7. Communicates effectively with other staff and managers (both orally and written) as well as with clients and their children. Works well in a team structure.
8. Works effectively with families that have chemical dependency issues.
9. Is willing to attend weekly staff meetings possibly outside of regular schedule.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. Strong interpersonal skills, including communication (oral and written), problem solving, and planning. Ability to work with a variety of individuals and community groups.
2. Culturally aware and willing to learn about different cultures.
3. Editing skills and experience preferred.
4. Self motivated, independent worker, organized, detail oriented, positive, creative, flexible, and solution oriented. Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately.
5. Has understanding of chemical dependency and its affect on families and children.
6. Possesses computer skills in MS Office and other computer applications such as Adobe Photoshop.
7. Experience using various social media sites including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Minimum Education & Experience Required
1. Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in marketing, communications, graphic design, human services, business management, or equivalent.
2. Computer experience
3. Interest in the business aspect of a non-profit organization preferred.

OTHER TESTING / LICENSES REQUIRED
1. A valid driver's license is required.
2. A criminal background check is required.
3. A Child Protective Services record check is required.
4. Drug testing may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Job is physically comfortable; individual is equally mobile and seated. Work space is located indoors and includes outdoor activities. Staff may be required to lift up to 50 lbs.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Children's Services Intern

Hours: 10-15 hours per week (schedule determined by student and supervisor)
Salary: Unpaid internship/practicum/work study
Qualifications: Pursuing AAS/BS in Early Childhood Ed., BA/BS in Human Services, or related field
Supervision: Children’s Services Manager

GENERAL SUMMARY
Along with the Children’s Services Manager and staff, the Children’s Services Intern will work to provide valuable services and care to children involved in The Center’s programs. The intern will assist in development and implementation of children’s programs. This will be a hands-on learning and working experience in this field of human services; the intern’s time will be split relatively evenly between administrative tasks and direct interaction with clients. This intern will have the opportunity to develop relationships with partnering agencies and staff. Depending on scheduling, the intern can expect to see a moderate dose of client contact with children in our programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Assist with supervision of children.
2. Assist with providing and coordinating transportation for children.
3. Assist with conducting developmental assessments.
4. Assist with activity planning and implementation.
5. Assist with documentation of work with children.
6. Run errands specifically related to Children’s Services, such as picking up items needed for children’s programs or otherwise needed to serve children.
7. Help to ensure cleanliness and neatness of Children’s Services area and learning materials.
8. Help to perform administrative duties such as copying, scanning, faxing, laminating, binding, and organizing as related to children’s programs.
9. Research developmentally appropriate practices and clearly communicate results.
10. Establish and maintain collaborative/cooperative, professional relationships with Center staff and community partners/providers.
11. Other duties as assigned, not to exceed 20% of intern’s entire internship hours.

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Performance Requirements
1. Consistently presents The Center for Children and Families and its services in a positive manner.
2. Adheres to proper client relations protocols and procedures with a professional, respectful and caring demeanor.
3. Maintains appropriate professional and personal boundaries with clients.
4. Complies with the established rules of operation, procedures, and policies.
5. Maintains confidentiality regarding programs and program participants.
6. Complies with employment policies and code of ethics.
7. Communicates effectively with other staff and managers (both orally and written) as well as with clients and their children. Works well in a team structure.
8. Works effectively with families that have chemical dependency issues.
9. Is willing to attend weekly staff meetings possibly outside of regular schedule.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. Strong interpersonal skills, including communication (oral and written), problem solving, and planning. Ability to work with a variety of individuals and community groups.
2. Culturally aware and willing to learn about different cultures.
3. Possess of good working knowledge of child development and parenting skills.
4. Self-motivated, independent worker, organized, detail oriented, positive, creative, flexible, and solution-oriented. Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately.
5. Good understanding of Child Protective Services including Mandatory Reporting rules.
6. Understanding of chemical dependency and its affect on families and children.
7. Possess computer skills in MS Office and other computer applications.
8. Self-motivated as an individual and able to function independently; also equally competent in working with groups collaboratively.

Minimum Education and Experience Required
1. Currently in pursuit of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, human services, or related field.
2. Early childhood education experience preferred
3. Computer experience required.

OTHER TESTING / LICENSES REQUIRED
1. A valid driver's license is required.
2. A criminal background check is required.
3. A Child Protective Services record check is required.
4. Drug testing may be required.
5. CPR/First Aid Certification preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Job is physically comfortable. Individual is equally mobile and seated. Work space is located indoors and may include outdoor activities. Staff may be required to lift up to 50 lbs.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Family Case Management/Celebrating Families! Program Aide Intern

Hours: 10-15 hours per week (schedule determined by student and supervisor, must be willing to work evenings)
Salary: Unpaid internship/practicum/work study
Qualifications: Pursuing a BS/BA or MA/MS Degree in Human Services or a related field
Supervision: Supervised by FTM staff and Celebrating Families! ™ Program Supervisor

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Family Case Manager and Celebrating Families!™ Program Aide Intern will work within our Family Treatment Matters program to provide case management services to families at The Center for Children and Families. The intern will work closely with staff to create Full Family Action Plans for families who have been affected by substance abuse. He or she will help families connect with resources in the community and help facilitate and implement programs to directly address problems that they are experiencing. In addition, this intern will assist in the facilitation of Celebrating Families! ™, an educational program for entire families of parents overcoming addictions.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Consistently present The Center for Children and Families and its services in a positive manner and adhere to proper customer service protocol and procedures with a professional and friendly demeanor.
2. Comply with the established rules of operation, procedures, and policies when dealing with confidential information regarding the program and program participants.
3. Assist in mentoring families and model appropriate interpersonal and parenting behavior along with skills of everyday living.
4. Assist in transportation assistance and coordination for clients.
5. Assist with the performance of regular assessments.
6. Assist families in navigating resources available in the community.
7. Assist with documentation for participants.
8. Help to complete administrative tasks associated with case management. This may include some clerical duties such as filing, faxing, making phone calls, etc.
9. Assist with family intake assessments and maintaining contact with existing families and extended family members; assisting with weekly material preparation; group facilitation.
10. As Celebrating Families Program aide, assist with volunteer recruitment for the program, training of volunteers, and retention; help to coordinate and prepare meals; and assist with weekly set-up for Celebrating Families!
11. Assist with programming activities for groups of children.
12. Establish and maintain professional relationships with other service providers in our community.
13. Other duties as assigned, not to exceed 20% of intern’s entire internship hours.

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Performance Requirements
1. Maintains appropriate professional and personal boundaries with clients.
2. Complies with employment policies and code of ethics.
3. Communicates effectively with other staff and managers (both orally and written) as well as with clients and their children. Works well in a team structure.
4. Works effectively with families that have chemical dependency issues.
5. Works effectively with Child Protective Services workers.
6. Is willing to attend weekly staff meetings possibly outside of regular schedule.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. Strong interpersonal skills, including communication (oral and written), problem solving, and planning. Ability to work with a variety of individuals and community groups.
2. Culturally aware and willing to learn about different cultures.
3. Self motivated, independent worker, organized, detail oriented, positive, creative, flexible, and solution oriented. Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately.
4. Good understanding of or willingness to learn about Child Protective Services including Mandatory Reporting rules.
5. Good understanding of or willingness to learn about chemical dependency and its affect on families and children.
6. Possesses computer skills in MS Office including MS Access and other computer applications.

Minimum Education & Experience Required
1. Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in human services, child development, psychology or related fields.
2. Case management experience preferred
3. Substance abuse/addiction training preferred.
4. Computer experience.

OTHER TESTING / LICENSES REQUIRED
1. A valid driver's license is required.
2. A criminal background check is required.
3. A Child Protective Services record check is required.
4. Drug testing may be required.
5. CPR/First Aid Certification or willingness to gain certification independently is preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Job is physically comfortable, individual is equally mobile and seated. Work space is located indoors and includes outdoor activities. Staff may be required to lift up to 50 lbs.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. [ol

Family Matters/Imprisoned Mothers Advocate Intern

Hours: 10-15 hours per week (schedule determined by student and supervisor)
Salary: Unpaid Internship/practicum/work study (if student qualifies)
Qualifications: Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in human services, child development, psychology, or related field
Supervision: Supervised by Family Matters Coordinator

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Family Matters Intern will be an integral part of the Family Matters Program, working with incarcerated mothers and their children and families. By institutionalizing procedures and policies, documenting important paperwork, and giving assistance to the clients that are served through this program, this intern will make a big difference in this important program. While performing these tasks and duties, the intern will gain a sense of the inner workings of a non-profit organization. He or she will gain professional skills such as efficiency, time management, prioritizing projects and tasks, and interpersonal communication. The intern will also learn about and become a part of the culture of a professional organization.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. This position will require some preparation and training before beginning to fully contribute.
2. Training and preparation for this position will include becoming informed about attachment theory and trauma by reading research relevant to the Family Matters Program, becoming familiar with attachment-caregiver nonverbal and verbal cues by watching appropriate videos, and reviewing and understanding evaluations used in the initial assessment process.
3. Assist with putting together intake folders and organizing files.
4. Assist with entering demographics data relevant to the program.
5. Assist with entering information into genograms.
6. Assist with the scoring of assessments for program participants.
7. Assist with recording interactions during mother and child visits.

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Performance Requirements

1. Consistently presents The Center for Children and Families and its services in a positive manner.
2. Adheres to proper client relations protocol and procedures with a professional, respectful and caring demeanor.
3. Maintains appropriate professional and personal boundaries with clients.
4. Complies with the established rules of operation, procedures, and policies.
5. Maintains confidentiality regarding the program and program participants.
6. Complies with employment policies and code of ethics.
7. Communicates effectively with other staff and managers (both orally and written) as well as with residents and their children. Works well in a team structure.
8. Works effectively with families that have chemical dependency issues.
9. Works effectively with Child Protective Services workers.
10. Is willing to attend weekly staff meetings possibly outside of regular schedule.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. Strong interpersonal skills, including communication (oral and written), problem solving, and planning. Ability to work with a variety of individuals and community groups.
2. Culturally aware and willing to learn about different cultures.
3. Self-motivated, independent worker, organized, detail oriented, positive, creative, flexible, and solution oriented. Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately.
4. Has understanding of chemical dependency and its affect on families and children.
5. Possesses computer skills in MS Office including MS Access and other computer applications.

Minimum Education & Experience Required
1. Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in human services, child development, psychology or related fields.
2. Parenting skills training preferred.
3. Substance abuse/addiction training preferred.
4. Computer experience.

OTHER TESTING / LICENSES REQUIRED
1. A valid driver's license is required.
2. A criminal background check is required.
3. A Child Protective Services record check is required.
4. Drug testing may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Job is physically comfortable, individual is equally mobile and seated. Work space is located indoors and includes outdoor activities. Staff may be required to lift up to 50 lbs.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Graduate Addiction Counselor Intern

Hours: 10-40 hours per week (schedule determined by student and supervisor, varies)
Salary: Unpaid internship/practicum/work study (if qualified through school)
Qualifications: AA degree, BS/BA, or equivalent experience and working towards licensure as a Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC)
Supervision: Supervised by Licensed Addiction Counselor

GENERAL SUMMARY
In coordination with the Family Treatment Matters program and under supervision of The Center’s LAC, this internship opportunity provides a bridge to work in community-based treatment services through an immediate connection to substance abuse assessments and access to treatment groups. The intern will assist with AOD assessments, diagnosis and treatment planning. The intern will serve on a collaborative case management team. These services will be provided with fidelity to best practice models and in a clinically sound, culturally competent and trauma informed manner. Experience in human services and addictions treatment as well as professional training in child welfare/abuse/neglect/trauma is preferred.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. The Intern consistently presents The Center for Children and Families and its services in a positive manner and adheres to proper customer service protocols and procedures with a professional and friendly demeanor.
2. The Intern complies with the established rules of operation, procedures, and policies when dealing with confidential information regarding the program and program participants. Knowledge of HIPAA regulations.
3. The Intern will observe chemical dependency assessments to assist with formulation of diagnoses and treatment planning (as internship schedule permits). The Intern will complete a “mock ASI” and complete a narrative evaluation to review with the site supervisor. Once this is complete, the Intern will complete CD evaluations with supervision. All evaluations must be signed by the LAC.
4. The Intern will observe individual therapy sessions with the Licensed Addiction Counselor (as internship schedule permits).
5. The Intern will commit to observing/co-facilitating one group weekly (3 ½ to 4 hours) that is assigned by the supervisor (i.e. Family Group, DBT IOP, LIB IOP, Aftercare, Life Skills, Seeking Safety, etc) during the agreed upon length of the internship (as internship schedule permits). This will include assisting to prepare for group, observing/co-facilitating group, and debriefing after group. In addition, the intern will enter group notes and attendance into Intervals, Clare’s attendance spreadsheet, and the daily attendance sheet (located in Facilitator’s group binder).
6. The Intern will be responsible for maintaining timely documentation in Intervals, client’s electronic file, and client’s paper file.
7. The Intern will gather and enter data (client contact, group/session attendance, and client referral information) into the appropriate database.
8. The Intern will observe Intakes (as internship schedule permits). He/she must complete a “mock Intake” and review with an LAC. Once this step is completed, the Intern will begin preparing client folders and conduct Intakes with clients.
9. The Intern will be responsible for coordinating services by notifying social workers of referred clients, cancellations, no-shows, and rescheduled CD evaluations and will document in Intervals.
10. The Intern will be responsible for requesting collateral information, obtaining Affidavits from CPS, and obtaining other necessary collateral information.
11. The Intern will be responsible for completing FTM referral forms, conducting intakes with clients, and contacting clients regarding releases of information and/or treatment recommendations.
12. The Intern will be responsible for entering data on Clare’s Attendance spreadsheet and Clare’s CD Evaluation Tracking spreadsheet.
13. The Intern will attend All-Staff Meetings, MAPS, MDT, and DBT Consultation meetings as schedule permits. The Intern is responsible for reading the SASSI (prior to conducting intakes), ASI and ASAM manuals.
14. The Intern will be responsible for other office duties as assigned (i.e.; copies, filing, etc).
15. The Intern will attend at least one Lunch and Learn training.
16. With his/her supervisor, the Intern will develop and work toward individual internship goals and objectives.

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff of The Center for Children and Families and other service agencies in the community.
2. Strong interpersonal skills, including communication (verbal and written), problem solving, and planning. Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately.
3. Attention to detail, excellent organization skills, strong computer skills. Ability to research and compile data. Desire to work with children and parents.
4. Is culturally competent and trauma informed. Ability to deal with clients in crisis situations with supervision.
5. Possesses a genuine concern for the clients served by FTM.
6. Enthusiastic about ensuring child well-being and healthy family functioning.
7. Ability to use current electronic records management system, phone, computer, printer, copier, fax, scanner, Microsoft Office products, internet and email.
8. Ability to drive and safely transport children and families in The Center vehicle.
9. Maintains strict confidentiality/HIPAA.
10. Works well independently and as team member.

Minimum Education and Experience Required
1. AA degree, BA/BS degree, or equivalent experience and working toward licensure as a Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC).
2. If Human Services major, must be at least 2nd internship.
3. Computer experience.

OTHER TESTING / LICENSES REQUIRED
1. A valid driver's license is required.
2. A criminal background check is required.
3. A Child Protective Services record check is required.
4. Drug testing may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
1. Job is physically comfortable. Individual is both seated and walking or standing. Work space is located indoors, mostly, with some outside activities.
2. Individual is regularly required to stand for long periods, to talk, hear, reach and articulate with arms and hands. Individual is required to stoop, kneel or crouch regularly. Occasionally will be required to climb stairs.
3. Staff may be required to lift or move up to 50 lbs.
4. Constant requirement for hand dexterity for typing, telephone usage, paperwork sorting and arranging.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Graduate Clinical Intern

Hours: 10 hours per week min (schedule determined by student and supervisor, varies)
Salary: Unpaid internship/practicum/work study (if eligible)
Qualifications: Student in pursuit of Graduate Degree for M.S.W or M.H.C.
Supervision: Clinical staff; supervisor determined by student’s individual requirements

GENERAL SUMMARY
In coordination with the Family Matters Grant and Family Treatment Matters Team and under the supervision of an LCSW or LCPC, this intern will assist in clinical services offered at The Center. The intern will work with assessment tools and work with clients directly. This is also in coordination with Passages Women’s Prerelease Center and will include training and a client base from there. These services will be provided with fidelity to best practice models and in a clinically sound, culturally competent and trauma informed manner. Experience in human services, clinical mental health counseling, or social work preferred.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Consistently present The Center for Children and Families and its services in a positive manner and adhere to proper customer service protocol and procedures with a professional and friendly demeanor.
2. Comply with the established rules of operation, procedures, and policies when dealing with confidential information regarding the program and program participants.
3. The intern will learn how to complete, score, and report assessments, including observations of parent child interaction.
4. The intern will be responsible for putting together and maintaining client files.
5. The intern will be trained at Passages Women’s Prerelease Center for working in a correctional facility environment.
6. The intern will facilitate parent and child interactions and write corresponding reports.
7. The intern will be given resources to research attachment theories and apply this knowledge in Parent Child Interaction Therapy.
8. The intern will have the opportunity to facilitate mother and child interaction through the pregnancy/delivery process.
9. The intern can expect about 6 hours per week of direct one-on-one clinical licensure hours. The other four hours per week will include training, assessments, writing reports, and maintaining detailed client files.
10. The intern will also have the opportunity to co-facilitate groups after receiving adequate training.
11. The Intern will attend appropriate meetings within the organization as his/her schedule permits.
12. With his/her supervisor, the Intern will develop and work toward individual internship goals and objectives.

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff of The Center for Children and Families and other service agencies in the community.
2. Strong interpersonal skills, including communication (verbal and written), problem solving, and planning. Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately.
3. Attention to detail, excellent organization skills, strong computer skills. Ability to research and compile data. Desire to work with children and parents.
4. Is culturally competent and trauma informed. Ability to deal with clients in crisis situations with supervision.
5. Enthusiastic about ensuring child well-being and healthy family functioning through collaboration.
6. Ability to use current electronic records management system, phone, computer, printer, copier, fax, scanner, Microsoft Office products, internet and email.
7. Ability to drive and safely transport children and families in The Center vehicle.
8. Knowledge of and ability to maintain strict confidentiality/HIPAA regulations.
9. Works well independently and as team member.

Minimum Education and Experience Required
1. Working towards a masters degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling
2. Working towards licensure hours for either a L.C.S.W. or L.C.P.C. preferred.
3. Computer experience required.
4. Experience working in a clinical setting preferred.

OTHER TESTING / LICENSES REQUIRED
1. A valid driver's license.
2. A criminal background check is required.
3. A Child Protective Services record check is required.
4. Drug testing may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
1. Job is physically comfortable. Individual is both seated and walking or standing. Work space is located indoors, with some outside activities.
2. Individual is regularly required to stand for long periods, to talk, hear, reach and articulate with arms and hands. Individual is required to stoop, kneel or crouch regularly. Occasionally will be required to climb stairs.
3. Staff may be required to lift or move up to 50 lbs.
4. Constant requirement for hand dexterity for typing, telephone usage, paperwork sorting and arranging.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Research & Evaluation Intern

Hours: 15 hours/week; varied schedule
Salary: Unpaid internship/practicum/work study
Qualifications: Pursuing a BS/BA or MA/MS Degree in Psychology, Human Services or a related field
Supervision: Supervised by Research Program Evaluator

GENERAL SUMMARY
In coordination with the Family Treatment Matters program and under general supervision, the primary function of the Research and Evaluation Intern is to support the implementation and dissemination of research studies and findings within the Research and Evaluation Program at The Center for Children and Families. In addition to gaining experience working in a professional research and evaluation setting, interns will have the opportunity to craft their own research projects using appropriate data collected at The Center. Previous coursework in abnormal psychology, family process, research methods and statistics, or training in addictions, child welfare/abuse/neglect/trauma is preferred. Note: due to the intensive training required for this position, we prefer applicants to be prepared to commit to this position for the equivalent of two semesters.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

1. Consistently presents The Center for Children and Families and its services in a positive manner and adheres to proper customer service protocol and procedures with a professional and friendly demeanor.
2. Complies with the established rules of operation, procedures, and policies when dealing with confidential information regarding the program and program participants. Knowledge of HIPAA regulations.
3. Assists with psychological assessments, clinical interviewing, and focus groups for adults and children including regular follow-ups.
4. Assists with the administration of school and daycare provider surveys on child functioning including regular follow-ups.
5. Assists with psychological measure scoring.
6. Assists with analyzing research data using SPSS and/or Excel.
7. Updates research project and evaluation protocol manuals, if needed.
8. Assists with clinical program fidelity evaluation.
9. Assists with the collection of administrative data from partner agencies.
10. Enters data for psychological assessments.
11. Presents project findings at staff meetings, interagency meetings, board meetings, and national conferences.

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with clients and staff of The Center for Children and Families and other service providers in the community.
2. Excellent interpersonal skills, including communication (verbal and written), problem solving, and planning. Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately.
3. Attention to detail, excellent organization skills, and strong computer skills. Ability to research and compile data. Strong desire to work with children and parents.
4. Ability to work independently, with little supervision.
5. Possesses a genuine concern for the clients served by FTM program.
6. Ability to use current electronic records management system, phone, computer, printer, copier, fax, scanner, Microsoft Office products, SPSS, internet and email.

Minimum Education & Experience Required
1. AA degree or equivalent experience
2. Computer experience.
3. Previous experience working in research lab preferred.

OTHER TESTING / LICENSES REQUIRED
1. A criminal background check is required.
2. A CPS records check is required.
3. Drug testing may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
1. Job is physically comfortable. Individual is both seated and walking or standing. Work space is located indoors, mostly, with some outside activities.
2. Individual is regularly required to stand for long periods, to talk, hear, reach and articulate with arms and hands. Individual is required to stoop, kneel or crouch regularly. Occasionally will be required to climb stairs.
3. Constant requirement for hand dexterity for typing, telephone usage, paperwork sorting and arranging.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Service Learning Intern

Hours: 10-15 hours per week; expect to schedule at least some of these hours in the “after school” time frame, 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Salary: Unpaid Internship/practicum/work study (if student qualifies)
Supervision: Supervised by Youth Matters Coordinator and Assistant Youth Matters Coordinator

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Service Learning Intern will work in our Youth Matters program for youth ages 16 and up aging out of foster care. Under supervision of the Youth Matters Coordinator, the intern will assist in the investigation, development and implementation of a Service Learning Program for youth facing mental health and social/emotional challenges. The goal of the service learning program is to help youth develop emotional intelligence as well as cognitive and non-cognitive skills to help them reach their full potential as young adults transitioning into independence. While performing these tasks and duties, the intern will gain a sense of the inner workings of a non-profit organization. He or she will gain professional skills such as efficiency, time management, prioritizing projects and tasks, and interpersonal communication. The intern will also learn about and become a part of the culture of a professional organization.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Assist in investigating, developing, and implementing a service learning program for youth that are served by the Youth Matters program.
2. Assist in researching and choosing a program that meets best practices guidelines.
3. Assist staff in connecting to financial, human, and tangible resources to implement an engaging and effective Service Learning Program that runs year round at The Center and involves youth from many walks of life.
4. The candidate would have a passion for elevating youth to their greatest potential in our community.

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Performance Requirements

1. Consistently presents The Center for Children and Families and its services in a positive manner.
2. Adheres to proper client relations protocol and procedures with a professional, respectful and caring demeanor.
3. Maintains appropriate professional and personal boundaries with clients.
4. Complies with the established rules of operation, procedures, and policies.
5. Maintains confidentiality regarding the program and program participants.
6. Complies with employment policies and code of ethics.
7. Communicates effectively with other staff and managers (both orally and written) as well as with residents and their children. Works well in a team structure.
8. Works effectively with families that have chemical dependency issues.
9. Works effectively with Child Protective Services workers.
10. Is willing to attend weekly staff meetings possibly outside of regular schedule.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. Strong interpersonal skills, including communication (oral and written), problem solving, and planning. Ability to work with a variety of individuals and community groups.
2. Culturally aware and willing to learn about different cultures.
3. Self-motivated, independent worker, organized, detail oriented, positive, creative, flexible, and solution oriented. Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately.
4. Has understanding of chemical dependency and its affect on families and children.
5. Possesses computer skills in MS Office including MS Access and other computer applications.

Minimum Education & Experience Required
1. Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in human services, child development, Psychology, Communications, Community Outreach, or equivalent.
2. Computer experience.

OTHER TESTING / LICENSES REQUIRED
1. A valid driver's license is required.
2. A criminal background check is required.
3. A Child Protective Services record check is required.
4. Drug testing may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Job is physically comfortable, individual is equally mobile and seated. Work space is located indoors and includes outdoor activities. Staff may be required to lift up to 50 lbs.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Undergraduate Addiction Counselor Intern

Hours: 10-15 hours per week (schedule determined by student and supervisor, varies)
Salary: Unpaid internship/practicum/work study (if qualified through school)
Qualifications: Pursuing a BS/BA in Human Services, psychology, or a related field
Supervision: FTM staff

GENERAL SUMMARY
In coordination with the Family Treatment Matters program and under supervision of The Center’s LAC, this internship opportunity provides a bridge to work in community-based treatment services through an immediate connection to substance abuse assessments and access to treatment groups. The intern will assist with assessments, diagnosis and treatment planning and will serve on a collaborative case management team. These services will be provided with fidelity to best practice models and in a clinically sound, culturally competent and trauma informed manner. Experience in human services, addictions treatment and child welfare/abuse/neglect/trauma is preferred.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Consistently represents The Center for Children and Families and its services in a positive manner and adheres to proper customer service protocols and procedures with a professional and friendly demeanor.
2. Complies with the established rules of operation, procedures, and policies when dealing with confidential information regarding the program and program participants. Knowledge of HIPAA regulations.
3. Observe chemical dependency assessments to assist with formulation of diagnoses and treatment planning (as internship schedule permits).
4. Observe individual therapy sessions with the Licensed Addiction Counselor (as internship schedule permits).
5. The Intern will commit to observing/co-facilitating 1 group weekly (3 ½ to 4 hours) that is assigned by the supervisor (i.e. Family Group, DBT IOP, LIB IOP, Aftercare, Life Skills, Seeking Safety, etc) during the agreed upon length of the internship (as internship schedule permits). This will include assisting in preparing for group, observing/co-facilitating group, and debriefing after group. In addition, the intern will enter group notes and attendance into Intervals, Clare’s attendance spreadsheet, and the daily attendance sheet (located in Facilitator’s group binder).
6. The Intern will be responsible for maintaining timely documentation in Intervals, client’s electronic file, and client’s paper file.
7. The Intern will gather and enter data (client contact, group/session attendance, and client referral information) into the appropriate database.
8. The Intern will observe Intakes (as internship schedule permits). An Intern must complete a “mock Intake” and review with an LAC. Once this step is completed, the Intern will begin preparing client folders and conduct Intakes with clients.
9. The Intern will be responsible for weekly follow-up with clients that are referred to other providers. The intern will contact the client, other agencies, and CPS to gather data and coordinate accessibility to services. The Intern will be responsible for entering this on the CD Referral Tracking Sheet.
10. Assists in the delivery of case management services in coordination with Family Care Staff and Team.
11. Read the SASSI (prior to conducting intakes), ASI and ASAM manuals.
12. Other office duties as assigned (i.e.; copies, filing, etc).
13. Attend at least one Lunch and Learn training.

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff of The Center for Children and Families and other service agencies in the community.
2. Strong interpersonal skills, including communication (verbal and written), problem solving, and planning. Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately.
3. Attention to detail, excellent organization skills, strong computer skills. Ability to research and compile data. Desire to work with children and parents.
4. Is culturally competent and trauma informed. Ability to deal with clients in crisis situations with supervision.
5. Possesses a genuine concern for the clients served by FTM.
6. Possesses energy and enthusiasm for ensuring child well-being and healthy family functioning through collaboration building.
7. Ability to use current electronic records management system, phone, computer, printer, copier, fax, scanner, Microsoft Office products, internet and email.
8. Ability to drive and safely transport children and families in The Center vehicle.
9. Maintains strict confidentiality/HIPPA.
10. Works well independently and as team member.

Minimum Education and Experience Required
1. AA degree and/or pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology, or a related field.
2. Substance abuse/addiction training preferred.
3. Computer experience.

OTHER TESTING / LICENSES REQUIRED
1. A valid driver's license is required.
2. A criminal background check is required.
3. A Child Protective Services record check is required.
4. Drug testing may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
1. Job is physically comfortable. Individual is both seated and walking or standing. Work space is located indoors, mostly, with some outside activities.
2. Individual is regularly required to stand for long periods, to talk, hear, reach and articulate with arms and hands. Individual is required to stoop, kneel or crouch regularly. Occasionally will be required to climb stairs.
3. Staff may be required to lift or move up to 50 lbs.
4. Constant requirement for hand dexterity for typing, telephone usage, paperwork sorting and arranging.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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