Social Work Internship

The Social Work Intern is responsible for assisting the Social Services Team in supporting and executing a wide-range of projects. Interns will also be assisting Social Service team members on various cases and/or activities. 

 

**For consideration, applicant must have completed AT LEAST a Bachelors in Social Work, and must be continuing their studies in the Social work field. 

Interns will gain experience in:

  • Clerical and Administrative support
  • Co-ordination of workshops and seminars
  • Assisting with clerical duties including grant writing, fax, mailings, making phone calls and other functions as assigned
  • Researching potential opportunities that are tailored to the PAA’s mission

The ideal candidate would be:

  • Attentive to detail and able to meet deadlines
  • Able to manage priorities and multi task effectively
  • Intelligent, self-motivated
  • Good at communicating for dealing with diverse staff and clientele
  • Able to maintain high level of confidentiality.

Programs Offered

The Polish American Association maintains many Social/Human Service Programs, including:

  • Domestic Violence
  • General Counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Youth Counseling
  • Anger Management/PAIP
  • Homemaking
  • Energy Assistance
  • Immigration Services
  • Housing
  • Employment/Job Development.

Intern must be prepared to:

  • Come into the office at least twice a week
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality.