INTAKE SPECIALIST INTERNSHIP for a non-profit organization!
I’RAISE Girls and Boys International Corporation is looking for passionate and enthusiastic intern/s to join our Community Development team. Training and professional development provided.
Intake Specialist Intern/s Responsibilities:
- The Intake Specialist will act as the primary contact for the potential enrollee as they assist the enrollee through the enrollment process for our virtual/in-person services for their children or for themselves.
- They will be responsible for conducting the initial intake assessment for the I’RAISE Community Department Program. The assessment requires the individual to have investigative and active listening interviewing skills focusing on medical (optional), psychosocial and environmental conditions to further identify the needs and goals of the potential enrollee.
- The Intake Specialist will provide education to the potential enrollee and their families and caregivers on the virtual/in-person program and services and address any concerns.
- They will work closely with the Program Director, Program Manager and Program Coordinator, conducting an initial screening and gathering of all supporting documentation and information in order to effectively match the students with tutors, mentors and coaches.
- Contact and communicate with Mentors and tutors in regards to their students.
- Adhering to established timeframes for submission of paperwork, scheduling appointments and follow up calls and completing electronic documentation is a key function of this internship position.
- The intern/s will be supervised and provided guidance by the supervisor/s at all times.
- Participate in staff meetings, staff training, and other activities as directed
- Must be willing to learn about the Programs offered in the Community Department to promote services to students. Must be willing to learn about CRM system.
- Performs other duties as directed by supervisor
Intake Specialist Intern/s Qualifications:
- Has bachelor’s degree or is working towards a degree in Human Services, Early Childhood Education or related fields
- Must be looking for internship experience
- Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively articulate the goals and needs of each potential enrollee
- Bilingual speakers preferred but not required
- Gain hands-on experience working with diverse populations. Gain experience working with disadvantaged populations. Dive into the world of community improvement and youth development. Learn the importance of being empathetic, compassionate and giving back to the community.
- Feel support, supervision and guidance at all times from our supervisor/s.
- Learn about outreach process, research and collecting data.
- Challenge and improve your organization and communication skills.
- Learn about analyzing and assessing psychosocial and environmental conditions to further identify the needs and goals of others.
- Start building your professional network, develop transferable skills, and get a more honest look at the career or field you are thinking of entering.
- Recommendation of letter provided if internship criteria are met.
Hours and commitment: Interns will be required to intern for 10 hours a week for a minimum of 5 months, or if you wish to intern for more hours that is at your own discretion.
Type: Unpaid internship or Intern as a volunteer.
Once you review the internship description, check with your school’s Internship Coordinator or academic/faculty advisors BEFORE accepting the hiring offer to determine if this position satisfies the criteria for receiving academic credit.
Location: Remote. Intern from anywhere.