Nonprofit
Published 21 days ago

Rikers Facilitator Intern

On-site, Work must be performed in or near Bronx County, NY

Details

End Date:August 30, 2024
Internship Benefits:Academic Credits
Payment:Stipend
Stipend / Wage:Academic Credit Only
Hours Per Week:10-15 hours per week

Description

About Girl Vow Inc.

Girl Vow, Inc. is a city-wide nonprofit organization founded on the principle of gender-focused intensive mentorship for girls aged 12 to 24 impacted by foster care, juvenile justice, and poverty. The organization aims to provide girls with the foundation and support they lack through comprehensive, intensive mentorship, crisis management aftercare, life skills workshops, and leadership opportunities. We help girls navigate the challenging institutional and bureaucratic barriers that lead to and are a direct result of unimaginable trauma. We facilitate programming in juvenile justice facilities, foster care agencies, and Rikers Island. 


Internship Description

Part-Time (10-15hrs. per week/varies)Schedule: Wednesdays and Thursdays 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Education: Pursuing Degree

Salary:              Academic Credit Only

Supervisor:  Executive Director

Classification:  Non-Exempt

Summary

The life skill or wellness Facilitator will work at Rikers Island, brainstorm, create, and present therapeutic workshops in the women's jail RMSC for young adults ages 18-24 women.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Brainstorm workshop ideas
  • Create a two-hour interactive workshop with visuals, incorporating gameplay (spades, dominoes, coloring).   
  • Engage participants, provide light case management and referrals 
  • Make sure to ask and listen to the participants for workshop ideas. They will be most engaged if the workshop is about a topic they are interested in. 
  • Create an agenda and curriculum. 
  • After each workshop, case management notes are required to discuss the workshops and room for growth. 
  • Return attendance sheets for each workshop after each session
  • Attend virtual staff meetings/brainstorming sessions


Qualification requirements

  • Must be able to travel to Rikers Island, Non-Secure Placement & Non-Secure or detention facilities throughout the five boroughs and pass a background check  
  • Student preferred, willing to travel
  • Must Be Flexible
  • Work independently and be a good team player 
  • Creative
  • A quick thinker who can improvise
  • Be Punctual


Competencies:

  • Team player
  • Organized, detail-oriented, task and deadline-driven
  • Follows direction 
  • Adherence to internal controls/policies
  • Flexible 

About Girl Vow Inc.

Girl Vow, Inc. is a city-wide nonprofit organization founded on the principle of gender-focused intensive mentorship for girls aged 12 to 24 impacted by foster care, juvenile justice, and poverty. The organization aims to…

Location

On-site
509 Willis Ave, Bronx, NY 10455, USA

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