Case Management Intern

Job Tracking ID:  512181-563837
Location:   Wilkes-Barre, PA
Job Type:  Internship
Date Updated:  February 08, 2017
 
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Job Description:

Do you have a passion for making a difference in someone’s life? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your background and empathetic nature to work for a progressive, forward-thinking and family-owned company where creativity is encouraged?

We are seeking a dynamic, team-oriented and caring intern that is in a four-year undergraduate degree program or a recent college graduate to join our spirited team. The length of the internship is 16-20 hours per week for 12-15 weeks, beginning in September. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to play an active role in workforce development at one of EDSI’s program offices. You will be paired with a mentor in your assigned office and work on projects and learning goals that are meaningful to you. 

Scope of Position

  • To provide support and assistance to program participants in all areas related to gaining and/or retaining employment and career advancement

 

Required Experience

  • Ability to be highly organized and detail-oriented, follow deadlines, juggle multiple tasks, take initiative and manage personal workload

  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Customer service experience

  • Must be comfortable speaking to wide ranges of audiences

  • Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision

  • Good interpersonal skills       

Experience and Skills:

  • Assist with participant activities and coordination of workshop schedules
  • Provide individualized assessment of work, family and personal development needs and opportunities
  • Provide referrals to appropriate community service or social service agencies when needed
  • Assist in the preparation and review of reports
  • Document all participant contacts and activities in case notes and ensure that post-placement contacts are made as required by specific contract
  • Build a professional one-on-one working relationship with participants to aid in eliminating challenges that are hindrances to obtaining and retaining employment. This includes: assessment, individualized attention and coordination.
  • Help to ensure that positive outcomes and goals are met as required by contract
  • Bilingual (Spanish) skills are a plus

 

Bring your expertise to EDSI where you will be able to live our values every day: show up, smile and support!

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Additional Information:

Job Level:   Student/Internship
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   College
Level of Education:   Some College
Salary:   $ 10.00 to 10.00 per hour
Starting Date :   ASAP