HYC’s mission is to raise awareness and meet the needs of homeless youth so they can stay in school and graduate. HYC’s goal is to provide homeless teens with host families, basic needs and services as they make positive, life-affirming choices toward becoming responsible, productive adults.
Hours will vary for this position, but we anticipate approximately 10 hours per week initially. As the case loads increase throughout the school year, the number of hours may also increase, as appropriate within internship guidelines with your school.
An online application, a resume, and a cover letter detailing where you are going to school, your field of study, and your reason for applying is required.
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.
Under immediate supervision, the intern will work directly with case managers to provide a variety of services to homeless teenagers in various settings. The student will provide case management assistance to case managers; escort and transport children to and from various locations and institutions as well as various medical, dental, psychological, education, counseling, employment, or recreational resources; provides clerical support as needed. The student will have the opportunity to learn about various resources available, learn how our agency researches for additional resources, and learn how to interact with victims of trauma.
Must have transportation, valid driver's license, and current car insurance. All interns must complete a background check and fingerprinting process.