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Fall Intern - Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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Sarasota County Government is seeking an intern to assist with the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. This is a unique opportunity for an inquisitive and self-motivated individual to make a positive impact on the citizens of Sarasota County by processing applications submitted to this program to provide financial assistance to those in need during this time.

Intern Responsibilities: 

  • Ideal competencies for this position include but are not limited to: ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing; strong customer service abilities; flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced atmosphere; attention to detail; along with creative problem-solving skills.

General Duties

  • Thoroughly review submitted packets for compliance
  • Working with citizens of Sarasota County (landlords and tenants) on their application submittals
  • Strong customer service required

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Other duties and/or special projects as assigned. 
  • These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.

Work Hours:  Flexible schedule available – Part-time or full-time work ranging from 20 – 40 hours/week; Hours will be scheduled within Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

About You

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be currently enrolled in a college/university (proof of current enrollment required at time of application)

Job Competencies:  

  • Sufficient personal initiative, confidence and responsibility to own a project and its success
  • Energy and tenacity to stick at the project and always find a path forward to complete it
  • Temperament to learn--changing behavior whenever something could be done better
  • Ability to read and follow protocols
  • Effective communication skills--both writing and speaking
  • Ability to engage and gain value from those who can help during the project and in using its findings

About Everything Else

Pay Range: $10.00 - $17.50/hour (Pay rate is determined by year in school/hours completed.)

Internship Duration: Approximately 3 months


 

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Our vision is to have a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that attracts, develops, retains and engages a talented workforce broadly representative of the citizens and communities we serve. To further value creativity, innovation, collaboration and great customer service – internally and externally. 

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Sarasota County Government is seeking an intern to assist with the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. This is a unique opportunity for an inquisitive and self-motivated individual to make a positive impact on the citizens of Sarasota…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    December 27, 2021
  • End Date
    March 31, 2022
  • Payment
    Hourly
  • Stipend / Wage
    $10-17.50/hour, based on year in school
  • Hours Per Week
    20-40 hours/week

How to Apply

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Sarasota, FL
Associated Location
1660 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

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