Opportunity Details

Education, Civic & Community
Low-Income Communities

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Family Advocate Intern

Volunteer Duties

 

Kids Incorporated is seeking an organized, reliable, and caring Family Advocate Intern to work with us this semester. We welcome candidates with a background in Family and Child Science, Psychology, Social Work, or similar fields. Students completing practicums are encouraged to apply.

Please note: This position does not work directly with children. If you are interested in working directly with children, please inquire about our Classroom Assistant volunteer or practicum positions.

 

Family Advocate Interns will work with the Family Advocate to assist with the following duties:

 

·      Administrative: Completing accurate filing and scanning of paperwork and data entry

·      Customer Service: Communicate and make calls to families and organizations

·      Case Management: Attend and assist with meetings, home visits, and complete document retrieval and submission

 

Location: Jefferson County Early Head Start

Time: Monday-Friday, 8-4pm (Intern hours flexible within business hours)

Commitment Level: Minimum of a semester long commitment (10-20 hours/week)

 

Skills Required

 

·      Experience with counseling, peer mediation, and behavior management strategies desired

·      Experience with office equipment, including copier/scanner

·      Experience with computer programs (Excel, Word, Publisher, etc.)

·      Exceptional communication skills

·      Accuracy, organization, and attention to detail

·      Dependability and confidentiality

 

Interested parties will be required to submit a resume and cover letter.

 

Contact:

Sara Boscacci, Volunteer Coordinator

Kids Incorporated of the Big Bend

2326 Centerville Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32308

(850) 414-9800 ext. 112

sboscacci@kidsincorporated.org

www.kidsincorporated.org

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Volunteers needed through 4/30/2020

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