Family Services NavigatorNumber of intern positions available: 1Start Date: ASAPTime Commitment: 10-15 hours per week (2 month minimum; 3-5 months preferred)Duties:Assist the Public Benefits/Employment team in finding childcare facilities for familiesPrepare childcare applications for both the counties and childcare facilities, working closely with clients/interpretersTransport clients to tour childcare facilitiesProvide transportation orientation (bus or walking) for the clients, both to an from childcare facilitiesdPreferred Skills:Attention to detail, patience, organizational skillsRequired Skills:Able to drive clients in their carWilling to take the busMust love interacting with children of all agesMust work both in office and out in the fieldWilling to help with other teams/projects/duties as neededLearning Objectives:
The Family Services Navigator Intern's main responsibility will be helping clients overcome barriers to self-sufficiency by helping them find and access childcare. The intern will navigate the CCAP/LICCAP/Head Start processes while forming partnerships with childcare providers in order to meet the needs of IRC Denver's client families and their children
The Family Services Navigator Intern will learn about the CCAP/LICCAP/Head Start processes and learn about the complexities surrounding childcare that our clients face. The intern will experience working both at the IRC office as well as in the field, and will therefore have a good mix of office/admin work as well as direct interaction with clients.