The Village of Glenview

Social Worker Internship

‚ÄčDESCRIPTION:

The Village of Glenview seeks a graduate student, enrolled in either a Master's of Social Work or Master's in Counseling program to complete a two-semester, unpaid internship with the Glenview Police Department's Police Social Worker.  The ideal candidate will generally work 16-24 hours per week (flexible based on academic requirements), beginning in the Fall 2018 academic term.  The internship will include progressive responsibility in working with victims of crime.   The intern will assist the Police Department Social Worker and may assume responsibility for performing the following functions:  Crisis intervention to victims of domestic violence, violent crimes, and sexual assault; court advocacy services to victims of domestic violence or other criminal acts; attend Police Department roll calls and community-based meetings to assist in determining the community's needs for service.  The Police Social Worker Intern may provide short-term counseling/supportive assistance to residents of Glenview.  Additionally, the Police Social Worker Intern may assist with updating procedures, Police Department general orders, and various social service forms.  The work environment is generally office-based, but may involve work in other environments, including the courts. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualified candidates should be enrolling in their second year of graduate-level study in either a Master's of Social Work program or Master's in Counseling for the 2018/2019 academic year at time of application. Valid driver's license is required.  Ideal candidates will display an overall enthusiasm for, and commitment to, serving the public. The ideal candidate will have an engaging and encouraging communication style, while interacting with the public and Village staff.  Successfully passing a pre-employment drug test and criminal background check will be required before hire. Candidate will be required to be available to work Monday's throughout this internship.

PAY/BENEFITS:

Unpaid internship, with no benefits. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please complete application below and submit cover letter and resume. The recruitment will remain open until the position is filled.  To be considered in the first round, please apply by 5:00 p.m. on Friday February 16, 2018.  Attach your cover letter and resume as indicated.  Emailed, mailed, faxed, or hand-delivered applications will be declined. For more information about the Village of Glenview, please visit our website at www.glenview.il.us.

 

Persons requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act are asked to contact the Human Resources Division at 847-904-4370.

 

THE VILLAGE OF GLENVIEW IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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