Internship Opportunities

Interested in a learning opportunity with Protecting Chrysalis? Check out the description below and submit your application via the Handshake website.

Social Work Intern

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Manage a caseload of (2-6) mentees.  

  • Act as a liaison between mentor and school faculty, guidance counselors.  

  • Develop relationships with social service, community health, and human service agencies.  

  • Support the Program Coordinator in the mentorship matching procedures.   

  • Collaborate with school counselors to onboard mentee program participants and families.   

  • Maintain an active registry of referral sources to support the needs of children & families.   

  • Meet with the mentor and student to develop a measurable Youth Development Plan (YDP)  

  • Maintain updated encounter logs, progress notes, and submit all required reports on time.  

  • Facilitate collaborative meetings with the mentorship team to discuss the progression of the YDP.  

  • Attend all required field instruction meetings as scheduled by Field Instructor and/or university.  

 

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:  

  • Enrolled MSW student (2nd year).  

  • Youth development and/or families services work experience a plus.  

 

Required Skills and Abilities:  

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (public speaking experience a plus).  

  • Office365, Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency.  

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.  

Physical Requirements:  

  • Engaging in and coordinating indoor and outdoor activities that may involve heavy lifting, climbing stairs, and standing or sitting for prolong lengths of time.   

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.   

  • The job involves engaging in and coordinating indoor and outdoor activities that may involve heavy lifting, climbing stairs, and standing or sitting for prolong lengths of time.