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Employer: 
Housing Options Made Easy, Inc.
Semester: 
Fall
Spring
Summer
Category: 
Type: 
Community
Work Site Location: 
532 E. 2nd St, Jamestown NY 14701
Job Description: 

Housing Options Made Easy, Inc. seeks three interns for its mental health respite business to assist with human services.

Interns will build skills in:

  • Understanding peer service and person centered service
  • Providing peer support
  • Writing individualized service plans, goals, and case notes
  • Understanding peer to peer conversations

Training will be given in effective communication, strength based recovery language, SafeTalk, suicide prevention, conflict resolution, understanding crisis and de-escalating crisis, plus other trainings as they are presented to the staff. All training schedules will be provided.

Requirements: 

A baseline in human services, communication, and basic computer skills, such as being able to us Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Responsibilities: 

Activities in the daily operation of the Mental Health Respite, which include but are not limited to:

  • Supervised peer support
  • Assisting in art therapy, music therapy, journaling therapy
  • Writing WRAP plans
  • Goal planning
  • WHAM
  • Assisting on the Warmline (non-crisis call line)
Hours per Week: 
10-12 hours/week
Zip Code: 
14070

To apply for this internship, please contact the Office of Experiential Learning at 716.338.1381 or use this contact form.