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Riverside Community Care Engagement Specialist Internship - Flexible Start Date in Norwood, Lynnfield, and Milford, Massachusetts

Seeking Bachelor level interns to join our team as a Community Based Social Work Intern currently pursuing their degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field preferred!

This internship offers a diverse experience working in our Behavioral Health Community Partnership program (BH CP) working alongside Care Coordinators and people served. You will have the opportunity to work directly with consumers ages 18+ as well as having the opportunity to be a part of a growing team advocating for integration between physical and behavioral health services for our consumers in and around the Greater Boston and suburban areas.

This position involves traveling with consumers and working with them in the community.

Schedule: Flexible Mon-Fri (16-24 hours per week)

Please note that this internship is unpaid.

As an Engagement Specialist Intern, you will:

  • Work alongside consumers to help assist them with accessing community based resources

  • Participate in staff meetings

  • Work with a minimum of 3-4 consumers per week at a community-based location or at a Riverside site

  • Be responsible for documenting interventions with consumers and organizing related paperwork

  • Have access to additional free training's at Riverside Community Care and from our community partners

  • Mileage will be reimbursed at a competitive rate

    Our Ideal Candidate:

    We are looking for someone who has the desire to gain more practical experience within the health and human services field are comfortable working with people with acute psychiatric diagnoses, various stages of recovery from substance use disorders and with need for connection to community resources. Here at Riverside Community Care we take pride in our employees for being compassionate, respectful and innovative. If you are ready to be part of a team that puts people first then you are strongly encouraged to apply!

Required SkillsRequired Experience

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program

  • Access to reliable personal transportation

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.