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Employer: 
St. Columban's on the Lake Retirement Home
Website: 
http://www.stcolumbanshome.org/
Semester: 
Fall
Spring
Summer
Category: 
Type: 
Ongoing
Work Site Location: 
2546 Lake Road, Silver Creek, NY 14136
Job Description: 

Internship opportunity for a social work student interested in working with the elderly in any capacity, but especially in creating socialization programs that are appropriate and engaging to individuals with dementia. St. Columban's on the Lake Retirement Home is a non-profit adult care facility that is home to approximately 50 elderly residents, mostly local community members who enjoy the assistance of staff with their dining, housekeeping, and personal care needs.

Requirements: 
  • Respect, compassion and empathy
  • General event and activity planning
  • Networking/utilizing Community Resources
  • General Gerontology education
  • Organization skills; leadership skills
  • Written and oral communication skills

Additional Criteria: Student's major/academic program must be Social Work; Community and Human Services; or Education

Responsibilities: 
  • Program development
  • Assessment
  • Organizing activities and events
  • Creating materials and announcements
  • Reporting to Activities Director, Case Manager and Assistant Administrator
Zip Code: 
14136

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