Social Services - Social Services Intern

Areas Of Responsibility: Provide material assistance to Lake County, IN low income residents Conduct assessments and referrals as required for problem solving and helping clients gain self-sufficiency. Specific Functions: 1. Must sign in and out to document time spent volunteering 2. Interview and assess clients for eligibility determination for material assistance 3. Work closely with other community providers to avoid duplication of services and to maximize referral sources for clients 4. Maintain accurate and concise case records on all clients 5. Maintain accurate statistical data on all services delivered 6. Maintain weekly reports on services delivered for statistical recap 7. Work closely with the Social Services staff to ensure delivery of services 8. Accept additional assignments in client services as assigned by the Social Services Director

Requirements: • Ability to work with diverse population • Case work experience • Knowledge of community resources • Computer skills needed • Applicant must complete all application material i.e. confidentiality agreement Training: • Social Services staff will be available to train

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check
  • How much can you lift comfortably? Must be at least 30 lbs.
  • Motor Vehicle Registry Approval Must be at least Cleared
  • Safe From Harm Training Level Completed Must be at least Basic Mod 1-5
  • What age category do you belong? Must be at least 18 or older

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon