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Paid Undergraduate Internship

NFI Massachusetts Inc. is a non-profit human service agency seeking interns to learn through hands on experience in it's programs.

Interns provide services under the scope of the program in which they are assigned in exchange for college credit and compensation. This can include direct care for individuals, group and family treatment, case management, crisis intervention, report writing and other duties under the supervision of experienced staff and management.

Compensation: $18 per hour + supervision hours

Essential Functions:

  1. Learn the facets of a human services organization.
  2. Spend the majority of time in personal contact with individuals served.
  3. Participate in planning and implementation of daily activity schedule and daily routine, as assigned by supervisor/manager.
  4. Provide ongoing support, guidance and role modeling individuals served.
  5. Provide individual, informal counseling to consumers to discuss interpersonal issues, treatment issues and develop goals and plans to address concerns.
  6. Prepares summaries of interaction and objective behavioral observations of clients at the end of shift.
  7. Participate in staff training as required and successfully passes proficiency test(s), where appropriate.
  8. Participate in staff meetings as required.
  9. Performs all duties in accordance with the Agency’s policies and procedures.
  10. Meets with supervisor regularly to discuss observations and exchange feedback

Qualification/Education/Experience/Personal Characteristics:

  1. Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  2. Must be affiliated with a college or university.
  3. High energy level, superior interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team atmosphere.
  4. Good communication skills.
  5. Must hold a valid driver’s license.
  6. Must possess excellent vision and hearing, and the ability to read and speak English.