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State of Massachusetts Contracted Student Intern Northeast Area Office in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

The Department of Mental Health (DMH) is seeking to hire a student intern who will support the Northeast Area Office Housing Specialist with affordable housing inventory tracking. The intern will work with the Area Housing Specialist and local site offices to develop an accurate database of DMH FCF residents by contacting the FCF supported properties. This will help the Northeast Area to identify developments that may be out of compliance with their FCF loan agreements and allow DMH to work with these properties and the Community Economic Development Assistance Corp. (CEDAC) to rectify any compliance issues. As a result, DMH will have an accurate and up-to-date database to work from and would likely regain affordable housing units for our clients, many of which have valuable project-based subsidies. This internship opportunity is for anundergraduatestudent who must be currently enrolled in anundergraduateprogram at an accredited College or University. _Preferred Qualifications_ Undergraduate college student interested in social work, public policy, or other relevant field of interest. _Period of Service:_ May 30, 2023 (or available start date) through September 01, 2023 _Additional Information:_ Benefits are unavailable with the exception of sick leave accruals. All employees will be paid on a biweekly basis and must have direct deposit. The salary for this position is$17an hour. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Days Off: Saturday and Sunday _DMH Mission Statement:_ The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research. _Pre-Offer Process:_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. For questions regarding this position please contact Carol Duggan atcarol.duggan@mass.govor call 857-275-8635 First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Please see Preferred Qualifications. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! COVID Vaccine: As a condition of employment, depending on job assignment and location, employees may be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination and/or other vaccinations, or to have been approved for a vaccination exemption prior to their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Community and Social Services* *Organization: Department of Mental Health *Title: *Contracted Student Intern Northeast Area Office Location: Massachusetts-Tewksbury-365 East Street Requisition ID: 230006LK