Seattle Union Gospel Recovery program Intern
A highly motivated, ambitious Christian with a strong work ethic and teachable spirit seeking a role to help people,
and a society at large.
Mental Health Training
Emergency Intake Training
Knowledge of the dynamics of working with homeless individuals including those with mental illness, substance abuse, and physical health disabilities.
Skill in the use of personal computers.
Ability to function in a team oriented setting as a member and leader.
Ability to react calmly and quickly in emergency situations.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to make oral presentations before community organizations.
Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with assisting agencies, other County departments, employees and the general public
Seattle Union Gospel Mission December.2017 -march, 2019
RECOVERY PROGRAM INTERN
Complete intakes and assessment for potential clients
Coordinate and service as an advocate with other service providers and social service agencies as needed
Organize chemical dependency support groups within the recovery program
Utilize community resources to assist the client in plans for education, vocational, training, employment, etc
Assist in the interviewing process for women going into transitional housing
Seattle Union Gospel Mission Jan 17- Dec 17
EMERGENCY OUTREACH COORDINATOR
Identifies areas of homeless people and initiates contact using engagement techniques to establish initial relationship with a homeless person to triage needs and establish communication
Identifies other individuals and organizations providing similar outreach services, develop working relationships, and coordinate outreach activities by sharing information, communicating plans, ideas, and strategies to engage the homeless
Attends and participates in meetings to offer experiences, ideas, and feedback on grant implementation, direct services provided, and coordinate with others on ending homelessness, i.e., related Continuum of Care Committees
Complete intakes and assessments for individuals coming into emergency services
Create and maintain a large network of service providers and community leader to serve our guest
Coordinate housing with clients, with housing locators and agency program staff
Advocating with other agencies for individuals to receive necessary services and housing.
Develop a safety plan for families that have experienced domestic violence.