Development InternGLAD (GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders)
Summer Internships and Apprenticeships at Wolf TrapWolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Senior Editor Student Internship ( Part-time, telecommute )Noah Education Fund
Writer / Editor Student Internship ( Part-time, telecommute )Noah Education Fund
NGLCC Internship ProgramNational Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
Intern - Social WorkGood Seed CDC
Administrative InternThe Friendship Circle Philadelphia Region South
Special Events SpecialistThe Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Call Specialist InternBookmark This
4315 13th Ave S
Posted: March 28 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)
Always be on the alert for potentially fraudulent job postings online - never send money to a potential employer.
DescriptionFirstLink is a non-profit organization located in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Call Specialist Interns at FirstLink provide information and referral services (for instance, an intern may assist a caller with finding resources for food assistance or mental health care), listening and support, crisis intervention, and suicide intervention on the FirstLink 2-1-1 Helpline as well as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. In addition, interns complete special projects based on their personal strengths and professional interests.
All necessary training is provided by FirstLink. The training will build on the knowledge and skills that students learn in Human Development and Family Science and Psychology classes. Interns complete over 60 hours of training before taking calls independently. They also attend our intensive Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training for free.
Training for Summer Semester will begin in May. Training for Fall Semester will be in in late August.
ResponsibilitiesAnswer calls on Helpline, Call Forwarding Agency Line, and Suicide Lifeline
RequirementsMust be 18 or older
Preferred coursework in Human Services Field (Psychology, Sociology, Human Development and Family Science, Women and Gender Studies)
Empathetic, non-judgmental attitude.
SkillsRequired - Empathy, Verbal Communication, Active Listening
Preferred - Database Searching, Crisis Intervention