Social Work Intern Job Listing at Year Up in Providence, RI
Year Up's mission is to close the Opportunity Divide in our country by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.
We achieve this through a high-support, high-expectation model that combines marketable job skills, stipends, corporate apprenticeships, college-level coursework, a behavior guidance system and several levels of support to place these young adults on a viable path to economic self-sufficiency. Our intensive training and education program serves urban young adults, ages 18-24, in Boston, New York City, Providence and Washington, D.C. We have achieved excellent results to date: 100% placement of qualified students into apprenticeships, 90% of apprentices meet or exceed partner expectations, 87% of graduates placed in full or part-time positions, and a $14/hr average wage at placement.
Year Up has received numerous awards, including Fast Company Magazines Social Capitalist Awards in 2005, 2006, and 2007, recognizing Year Ups innovative model and social impact. For more information, please visit www.yearup.org.
The Social Work Intern is responsible for supporting the Student Services department for the Providence site. Working collaboratively with the department manager and director, the Social Work Intern will assist in meeting with and recruiting a robust, diverse pool of young professionals for each class. S/he will also assist with coordinating community resources. The successful candidate for this position is detail oriented and extremely organized. S/he must also be flexible enough to work in a fast-paced, growing environment. In keeping with Year Ups values, the Social Work Intern will also interact with students as an advocate, participating in creating and sustaining a positive educational environment, with trust among students, faculty and worksite leaders.
This is a part-time Social Work intern position, reporting to the Student Services Manager of Year Up Providence.
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