Member Services Department Intake Counselor Internship
The Door - A Center of Alternatives - New York NY

Internship Category: Paid

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    Member Services Department Intake Counselor Internship

    Overview:
    The Door is a multi-service youth development agency serving the needs of young people between the ages of 12 and 21. The Member Services Department is responsible for welcoming new members, conducting brief interviews / risk assessments with, and connecting them to appropriate and wanted programs and services based on their needs and interests. Please visit our website www.door.org for more information.

    This intensive internship is suited for persons interested in exploring direct practice social service work or those who wish to use the modality of direct practice to learn more about social problems, youth development models and/or specific youth populations. This position enables Intake Counselors to hone interview and assessment skills as well as effective ways to engage underserved populations of young people. Additionally, those persons who are interested in medicine, education, community organizing, social service programming, and social welfare policy will have a unique opportunity to work in a multi-service social service agency that serves young people with often overlapping needs.

    Responsibilities:
    • Conduct 1:1 intake interview / psychosocial assessments with prospective members
    • Inform members of Door programs and services
    • Make appropriate referrals based on members’ interests and needs.
    • Identify at risk youth and high risk behavior disclosed in intake interviews
    • Write interview summaries and complete other documentation pertaining to new members
    • Direct or escort members to services
    • Assist in administrative tasks as necessary
    Qualifications:
    • Interest in working with urban youth
    • Sensitivity to the unique needs and interests of young people that shape The Door’s diverse membership
    • Students entering or studying beyond their third year of college preferred
    • Record of dependability from at least one professional or academic reference
    • Basic computer skills
    • Prior work or volunteer experience with adolescents preferred
    • Bi-lingual a plus (Spanish, French, or Mandarin strongly preferred)
    Department:
    Mental Health and Personal Development
    Supervisor:
    Member Services Associate
    Salary:
    Unpaid
    Contact:
    Submit cover letter and resume to: APPLY
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    The Door is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Program.
    Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

    Back to Employment Index

    Member Services Department Intake Counselor Internship

    Overview:
    The Door is a multi-service youth development agency serving the needs of young people between the ages of 12 and 21. The Member Services Department is responsible for welcoming new members, conducting brief interviews / risk assessments with, and connecting them to appropriate and wanted programs and services based on their needs and interests. Please visit our website www.door.org for more information.

    This intensive internship is suited for persons interested in exploring direct practice social service work or those who wish to use the modality of direct practice to learn more about social problems, youth development models and/or specific youth populations. This position enables Intake Counselors to hone interview and assessment skills as well as effective ways to engage underserved populations of young people. Additionally, those persons who are interested in medicine, education, community organizing, social service programming, and social welfare policy will have a unique opportunity to work in a multi-service social service agency that serves young people with often overlapping needs.

    Responsibilities:
    • Conduct 1:1 intake interview / psychosocial assessments with prospective members
    • Inform members of Door programs and services
    • Make appropriate referrals based on members’ interests and needs.
    • Identify at risk youth and high risk behavior disclosed in intake interviews
    • Write interview summaries and complete other documentation pertaining to new members
    • Direct or escort members to services
    • Assist in administrative tasks as necessary
    Qualifications:
    • Interest in working with urban youth
    • Sensitivity to the unique needs and interests of young people that shape The Door’s diverse membership
    • Students entering or studying beyond their third year of college preferred
    • Record of dependability from at least one professional or academic reference
    • Basic computer skills
    • Prior work or volunteer experience with adolescents preferred
    • Bi-lingual a plus (Spanish, French, or Mandarin strongly preferred)
    Department:
    Mental Health and Personal Development
    Supervisor:
    Member Services Associate
    Salary:
    Unpaid
    Contact:
    Submit cover letter and resume to: APPLY
    aboutTheDoorBg

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    The Door is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Program.
    Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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