Student Worker - Snyder County Children & Youth Summer Internship (Summer)

Susquehanna University
June 01, 2023
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Position Title Student Worker - Snyder County Children & Youth Summer Internship (Summer)

Position Approval Date 04/04/2023 Is this position budgeted? Yes Is this position an essential position? No About Susquehanna

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Position Summary

Job Summary

The Biology Department is working with Snyder County Children and Youth Services on filling this grant funded, temporary, summer intern position. The summer intern will be supporting all aspects of child welfare case referrals including intake and general protective measures. This position is considered non-exempt by FLSA standards.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Must be able to participate in a detailed orientation to the Agency regarding their policies, services, goals, purposes and clientele
  • Participate in the active work and review of no less than 3-5 active cases each week.
  • Participate in specially assigned task projects including but not limited to:

  • The Family Engagement Initiative
  • Families Are Worth It Campaign
  • Creation of a resource booklets for clients or caseworker use and distribution to families regarding service needs across systems.
  • Participate in assigned duties applying knowledge of ethics and values in day-to-day work on cases

  • Work with colleagues as part of a team
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Learning Objectives

  • Develop awareness of strengths-based support and interventions with children and families
  • Implement plans for assuring child safety, resource management and allocation and family wellbeing
  • Build written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and facilitation skills and advocacy skills
  • Learn the importance of self-care, healthy professional boundaries and cultural humility
  • Career Readiness: Career & Self-Development,Communication,Critical Thinking,Leadership,Professionalism,Teamwork
  • Location Off SU campus with Snyder County Children and Youth

    Available hours: 30 hours/week

    Required Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Willingness and ability to learn
  • Have attention to detail
  • Possess organizational skills
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Able to exhibit good interpersonal communication skills, including written and verbal communications
  • Customer service skills are required
  • Dedication to making a difference
  • Education open to current Susquehanna University Student.

    Experience No experience is required.

    Physical Demand

    Work is performed off campus. Ability to talk and to hear instruction. Requires occasional manual dexterity and the ability to use fingers, hands, and arms to feel, handle, and reach, as well as the occasional sitting, walking, stooping, crouching, and bending. Position requires the ability to occasionally lift 10+ pounds.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Special Instructions to the Applicant Benefits Eligible No Number of Months Other Additional Work Schedule Details? Hours per week during the academic year (39 wks) Hours per week during the summer (13 wks) 30 Status Non-Benefits Eligible Posting Date 04/04/2023 Closing Date 06/01/2023 Full-Time/Part-Time Temporary Open Until Filled No Anticipated Start Date Posting Number AH00922

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current SU student?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

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  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
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