If you’re interested in social work, these opportunities might be your foot in the door.

Bridgeview Resource Center has announced the opening of two paid internship positions! If you’re interested in either, send your resume to karin.lavalla@esd.wa.gov along with a few sentences explaining why you’re a good candidate for this position.

Check out the job descriptions below!

Community Liaison – Intern

Company: Bridgeview Housing

Location: Vancouver, WA

Wage: $18.84 /hr.

# of Positions: 1

Hours: Part-time Internship    

Summary:  Links residents to supportive and community engagement services to facilitate family stability, engagement, and self-reliance at assigned VHA properties.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides intake and referral services to residents requesting assistance or referred by property management. Promotes services to ensure robust program participation.
  • Works one-on-one with residents to promote independence and/or stability. May focus on youth, families, and/or seniors depending on assigned property demographics.
  • Facilitates connections to community agencies, services, and/or activities that promote self-reliance and community engagement.
  • Advises, mentors, and trains clients, individually or in a classroom setting, on subjects that improve self-reliance and/or successful tenancy. May include budgeting, parenting, education, health/wellness, landlord/tenant concerns, and other subjects.
  • Assists residents requesting assistance or referred by Property Management to mitigate challenges impacting successful tenancy.  Educates residents on service availability, resident rights, etc. Provides advocacy as appropriate.
  • Develops and administers programming designed to meet the needs of assigned properties and residents. May include health/wellness programming, youth and/or adult educational programming, or other programming as assigned.
  • May supervise or direct Community Health Advocates to facilitate activities and programming to improve community health and engagement.
  • In conjunction with supervisor and Property Manager, establishes goals and milestones for assigned properties to facilitate a supporting, engaged environment for residents.
  • Consistently complies with position and department safety and attendance standards.
  • Establishes and maintains positive, productive relationships with employees, residents, vendors, and other work-related contacts.

 

Program Assistant – Intern

Company: Bridgeview Housing

Location: Vancouver, WA

Wage: $17.25/hr.

# of Positions: 1

Hours: Part-time Internship    

Summary:  Assists Executive Director and leadership team to complete documentation, applications, data entry, and program processes/activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Complies with best practices, policies, procedures and systems to provide administrative support to program(s) related to: data collection, tracking, and reporting related to Bridgeview contracts and grants compliance.
  • Provides thorough and complete documentation and communication on all assigned program activities and applications; prepares reports as requested.
  • Reviews documentation for compliance and accuracy.
  • Adheres to requirements and advises management on needed actions.
  • Provides high-level confidential administrative support to the leadership team; including, but not limited to: clerical, administrative, and program-based supports.
  • Serves as a liaison to residents, participating landlords/ property management, and/or contractual partners.
  • Responds independently and courteously to inquiries and complaints utilizing a trauma informed approach. Provides responses to routine questions and inquiries.
  • Attends regularly occurring staff meetings.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications.
  • Inputs client and programmatic data to appropriate database.
  • Provides back up support to Executive Assistant.
  • Consistently complies with position and department safety and attendance standards.
  • Establishes and maintains positive, productive relationships with Bridgeview Resource Center employees, partners, visitors and other work-related contacts.

 

 

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