Senior & Disabled Volunteer Services Program Intern
Skagit Volunteer Center:
Volunteer Services Program Client Outreach Intern
Internship Description Outline:
Date submitted and duration: Ongoing
Position Title: Senior and Disabled Program/ Outreach Intern
Supervisor: Robert McCracken, Volunteer Services Program Coordinator (360)588-5745; Mariana Brandt, Program Specialist (360)416-7585 x1158
How to Apply: Contact Robert McCracken or Mariana Brandt to discuss qualifications and application process.
Applicant Type: Primarily Human Services students. Will also consider related fields such as sociology, psychology, geriatrics, and others.
Description: Provide supportive services to seniors and disabled adults living in Skagit County. These services can include the following:
- Wellbeing Assessments
- Light Case Management
- Possible transportation for errands or medical appointments
- Data Collection/Recording
- Resource Compilation
Volunteer Benefits: Resume building; references; mileage reimbursement; connection with and contribution to the community.
Location & Timeline: Ongoing. Time commitments and scheduling can be discussed with the Program Coordinator, and specified to the student’s availability.
Community Need Met: Providing essential supportive services for elderly and disabled adults, enabling them to continue to live outside assisted living arrangements and remain connected to the community.