Social Work Intern
Chosen Care, Inc. Overview
Founded in 2009, Chosen is a faith-based nonprofit that helps children heal from trauma due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. We do this with a holistic approach by strengthening their foster, kinship and adoptive families with trauma-informed resources such as: parent coaching, mentoring, therapy and intensive case management.
Chosen has a special culture that encourages and provides deep, core values based work and spiritual growth of team members. Our team is fast-paced, professional, passionate, growth-oriented and innovative. We are committed to best business practices and tools for mission fulfillment.
Position Title: Social Work Intern
Reports To: Director of Programs
We help children heal from trauma by strengthening their families.
Every child thriving in a family.
Our core values are rooted in faith and shape the way we go about fulfilling our mission, how we behave, and what we expect of each other.
Excellence – We operate with a growth mentality and go the extra mile.
Service – We work diligently & own the part we play with a commitment to do whatever it takes.
Compassion – We are active listeners and seek what is important to the speaker.
Integrity – We show up with authenticity, adhere to honest practices and use candor with kindness.
Stewardship – We use resources with multiplication in mind as one in charge of God’s resources.
Responsible for supporting program staff with the interdisciplinary model of care for a client, from inquiry to completion. Assists Care Managers and Parent Educators with case management to ensure necessary services are provided promptly and effectively. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within social work and the child welfare system.
Observe parent coaching sessions and prepare case notes
- Interact with clients to obtain demographic information
- Prepare action plans and observation forms for program staff
- Enter client data into client tracking software
- Complete necessary administrative tasks required by program staff
- Prepare certificates of attendance for support group attendees
- Engage in practice-informed research as needed
- Contact trauma-informed professionals to determine viability for provider database
- Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior
- Utilize supervision and consultation feedback
- Bachelor’s Degree or master’s degree, or pursuit of either
- General knowledge of child welfare system
- Working knowledge of social work concepts
- Demonstrated experience in client support and direct client communications
- Technically competent with Microsoft Office suite
- Ability to elicit cooperation from clients
- Strong interpersonal skills; displays behavior that will enhance the client experience
- Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks
- Proactive, resourceful and a problem-solver
- Strong personal integrity
- Tenacious in follow up
- Firm grasp and complete embrace of ministry vision and mission
- Highly reliable & dependable
- Efficient with time/resources available to meet program goals/initiatives
- Heart of excellence to serve
- Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior