Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

POSITION: Student Internship, 10-12 hours per week, unpaid
REPORTS TO: Training Coordinator

Position Summary
The Student Intern assists the Training Coordinator with duties related to CASA Volunteer Initial Training scheduled from September 6 through October 20.


  • Provide support to the Training Coordinator.
  • Attend Volunteer Initial Training classes and assist speakers and adult students. Volunteer training includes the following topics:
    • Dependency law, dependency court process, and attorneys;
    • Children and Family Services, child abuse and neglect, foster care placements, and mandated reporting;
    • Confidentiality;
    • Educational advocacy;
    • Child and youth development;
    • Family dynamics;
    • Cultural differences;
    • LGBTQ youth advocacy; and
    • Writing court reports
  • Assist with setting up and breaking down classes (move materials to/from training room, set up tables/chairs/equipment).
  • Monitor student attendance.
  • Monitor and report on student quiz completion and performance.
  • Provide technical support to students submitting forms from a variety of workstations.
  • Review and correct administrative forms submitted by students.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Third or fourth year college student (or graduate student) interested in a career in social work or law
  • Ability to work in Concord on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. (BART accessible) and one Saturday (October 1)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable working with groups
  • Basic experience with PC, Mac, Excel, Word, and fillable PDFs
  • Criminal justice fingerprint clearance (Federal, State, CACI)

To Apply
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