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West Valley Child Crisis Center-Family Visitation Intern

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Company Name: 
West Valley Child Crisis Center
Industry: 
Non-Profit
Application Due Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2017
Location: 
Peoria
Paid: 
No
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
Yes
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 
No
Description: 

The Family Visitation Intern will work with the Family Visitation Coordinator, Supervisor, and Program Manager to assist with supervised visits and documentation. The Family Visitation Intern is to assist with supervising the visits to ensure a safe, secure environment.Hours are flexible, depending on the student’s schedule. Applicants must be continuing EMCC students and have a minimum of 2.5 G.P.A or a recommendation from your SWSC instructor. If you would like assistance in preparing the required materials; cover letter, application and resume or in preparing for an interview, please contact the Career Center at 623.935.8740.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assist with supervision visit between non-custodial parents and their child(ren). This includes monitoring and, if necessary, intervening with the parent or child when inappropriate behaviors are demonstrated;
  • Report, as soon as possible, any problems or concerns regarding child, parent or issues at visitation;
  • Monitor and document interactions during supervised visit on visitation summary reports;
  • Terminate the supervised visitation if the visit becomes harmful to the child;
  • Maintain a professional relationship with parents, family members and children;
  • Be prompt in keeping appointments and adhering to agreed upon schedules;
  • Respect the visitation site location rules regarding visitation procedures; and
  • Abide by the Department of Child Safety’s confidentiality standards.
Prerequisites: 
  • College or university training with coursework in child development, rehabilitation, social services, counseling, psychology, sociology, or other closely related field;
  • Basic knowledge in the principles of parenting and child interaction, case management, child development and social services preferred;
  • Ability to de-escalate crisis situations and model proper, positive behaviors;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work independently and manage time/tasks effectively;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; and
  • Ability to interact in a positive, warm and friendly manner with individuals of any economic, educational, social, racial, ethnic or cultural background.
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Applicants are subject to meeting appropriate background standards including qualifying for an Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card;
  • This position requires the use of the applicant’s personal vehicle. Individuals must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s license, have auto insurance, and have an acceptable driving record;
  • Some positions will require the performance of other essential and marginal functions depending upon work location or assignment;
  • Be at least eighteen years of age with a valid driver’s license; and
  • This is an evening and weekends position.