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Summer 2018 Social Services Intern-Baltimore Office

tahirihjustice Tahirih Justice Center

We are seeking a social services intern in our Baltimore office to help with our holistic work protecting women and girls seeking justice. This is a temporary, un-paid position which will run from Mid-May through August 2018.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing supportive communication, safety planning, advocacy, and accompaniment for a caseload of 8-12 clients.
  • Conduct research (online, by phone, and using internal directories) to identify appropriate local resources for current clients, and update directories on an ongoing basis
  • Based on client requests, connect them with free or low-cost services, for example counseling, emergency housing, civil legal assistance, medical care/insurance, public benefits, employment and other community services.
  • Maintain an up-to-date record of all activities with clients in an organizational database
  • Support Social Services special events, support groups, donation drives, and outreach efforts as they arise.

 

Qualifications:

  • Advanced written and oral Spanish or French required
  • Completion of some graduate coursework strongly preferred. Undergraduate degree in Social Work or related field required
  • Previous experience working with a multi-lingual, multi-cultural population
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Evidence of creativity and perseverance in identifying solutions
  • Basic understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence, violence against women, and immigration policies in the U.S.
  • Available to commit to work at least 30 hours a week for 12 weeks

 

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to ashleyd@tahirih.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://ashleyd@tahirih.org. →