Social Work Intern (Practicum)
The intern will provide direct assistance support to the Financial Assistance and Wellness programs. All client contact is on the telephone.
Assist with provision of agency services to people living with MS.
Identify and refer clients who may be eligible for MS Society, government benefits, or other agency services
Compile and evaluate statistics about service provision and customer satisfaction.
Research and compile information on community resources related to financial assistance to support individuals with MS.
Provide intermittent Service Management support to individuals with MS and their care partner, including processing appropriate documentation and following up with other community resources.
Students with interest in Social Work or the helping professions who have good written and verbal communication, computer and problem solving skills are strongly encouraged to apply.
Must have ability to perform various office duties, computer skills, knowledge of word and excel and strong interpersonal skills
Training / Orientation Provided:
Training and education about MS, the agency, and the internship.
Clearly defined department priorities.
Explanation of intern’s scope of responsibilities. An intern work plan is drafted and signed by both the intern and supervisor at the start of the internship.
Ongoing support and supervision provided by agency staff.
At the end of the internship, the staff person supervising the internship fills out the Intern Evaluation Form and discusses it with the intern relating to his or her performance.
14 to 16 hours a week with the regular business hours of Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5pm, with the exact days and times to be determined according to your schedule.