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Mental Health & Wellness Intern (UNPAID)

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The Thinkubator
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New York, NY
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Published 4 days ago

About The Thinkubator

The Thinkubator is a Bronx-based innovation and workforce development nonprofit organization. We offer High School and OSY the tools and experience to manage the new digital work field. One of said tools/experiences include our Mental Wellness Program, where we offer our participants emotional support, mental support, and a safe group setting to express themselves. 


About Internship Position

● Students will be receiving school credit

● Part Time

● Schedule: 5 - 7 hour shifts, 3 days a week, ideally Monday - Wednesday

● Blended work (Both remote and on-site assignments)


Essential Job Functions

● Prepare and maintain required documentation on each case, prepare reports, keep attendance and other records

● Provide counseling, social support, and assistance in crisis situations when conflicts arise

● Assist students with timesheet documentation

● Follow up via email and phone call to any student absent from program

● Document and maintain confidential case notes and records regarding students participating in The Thinkubator programs

● Conduct weekly group wellness sessions

● Conduct individual student wellness sessions as necessary or when assigned by internship program supervisor or lead facilitator

● A preliminary assessment of students general mental wellness with direct referral to appropriate resources

● Grant research and grant writing

● Assist in the maintenance of referral resource list

● Create and lead student participatory mental wellness workshops on a range of topics that will include the following subjects:

  1. Behavior in professional spaces (online and in person)
  2. Relationship between mental wellness, personal and professional growth
  3. Positive reinforcement and affirmation

● Interview students to gather information about their backgrounds, needs, or progress.


Qualifications/Requirements

● 1st or 2nd year MSW students or Undergraduate student majoring in Psychology and/or Social Work 

● Experience or interest/desire to work with underserved inner city youth

● Spanish speaking a plus

About The Thinkubator

The Thinkubator is a Bronx-based innovation and workforce development nonprofit organization. We offer High School and OSY the tools and experience to manage the new digital work field. One of said tools…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 30, 2021
  • End Date
    December 17, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 30, 2021
  • Internship Benefits
    Academic Credits
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Stipend / Wage
    N/A

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Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

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