Career & Internship Opportunities

Careers

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Internship

One of the most rewarding ways to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters is to do an internship with us. Interested persons should contact us at 815-385-3855 or email office@bbbsmchenry.org.

Graduate Social Work (M.S.W.) Internship

Students who have acquired a Bachelor’s Degree and are working toward a Master’s Degree in Social Work (M.S.W.) for internship opportunities in mentoring, school-based prevention, crisis intervention, delinquency intervention, child welfare, substance abuse intervention, and mental health assessment/counseling services.

Undergraduate Program Internship

Students obtaining their Bachelors degree in social work, psychology, or other human services related majors can intern with Big Brothers Big Sisters to learn and understand case management by assisting program staff. Intern case management includes but is not limited to:

  1. Referrals, inquiry/orientation
  2. Intake
  3. Assessment
  4. Eligibility determination
  5. Match recommendation
  6. Matching
  7. Supervision
  8. Closure
  9. Record keeping
  10. Maintenance of confidential records
  11. Referrals

Public Relations/Marketing Internship

Provides an opportunity for undergraduate students with a career interest in public relations/marketing communications/event planning to observe and/or participate in all executive, management and administrative support functions required to execute a fund development and communications program for a non-profit organization. This includes media relations, donor and volunteer communications, special events, media relations, and government relations.

Fund Development Internship

Interns work closely with our Fund Development Department primarily focused on events management. There will be opportunities to learn about and participate in different facets of Fund Development, including donor cultivation and stewardship, alumni relations, and database management.

For more information about working with us, contact the office at 815-385-3855 or email office@bbbsmchenry.org