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Bilingual Case Management Intern

OutreachWest Chicago, IL
Unpaid Internship

7 days ago


Division: Puente del Pueblo (PdP)

Puente del Pueblo is a ministry of Wheaton Bible Church and Iglesia del Pueblo. Outreach serves at Puente on behalf of Wheaton Bible Church, providing consultation, management and community services. Puente offers case management as well as after-school and summer youth programming in West Chicago at Main Park and Timber Lake Apartments.

Program: Case Management

Case management services assist adults struggling with life challenges, including financial issues, problems with public benefits, immigration issues, employment and more. Case managers provide translation, relationships, spiritual care, resources and financial assistance.

Responsibilities/Opportunities: After training, the intern will meet with clients daily, fielding a variety of concerns. Through supervision, interns will learn interview and assessment skills, conduct occasional home visits, gain an understanding of community resources, provide referral information and take steps towards maturity as a professional helper. Interns are responsible for advocating for clients and will provide emotional support, budgeting assistance, and other wrap around services. Interns will learn and perform reporting for department performance evaluation and grant requirements. The intern will assist Puente’s case managers in providing information, referrals and advocacy to navigate community services and will work with case managers and clients to resolve current problems and plan for the household’s long-term stability.

The intern will gain valuable knowledge of the issues confronting immigrant families, the working poor, those who are attempting to move from welfare to work, and the social institutions (government, religious, business), which most impact these populations. The intern will receive experience in the over-all working of a Christian, community-based social service ministry and gain valuable knowledge working with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of youth and staff.


Requirements: BSW/BA or MSW/MA student in social work, education, sociology, Spanish, psychology, missions or Christian education fields. Bilingual (Spanish/English) language skills a plus. Must have a heart for working cross-culturally and embrace the theology of service to the vulnerable. Outreach seeks interns that demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of low-income and diverse populations who also support OCM’s Statement of Mission & Faith.

Schedule/Hours: Monday – Friday; Weekly schedule and hours are negotiable; 15-20 hours a week

(A stipend is available for this internship)

Supervision: The Intern will be supervised by program staff and will participate alongside of the Puente del Pueblo staff team. Interns will participate in weekly group training and activities

About Outreach

Our Mission To restore hope and provide opportunities for people to become all that God intends them to be; partner with the local church to put Christian faith into action through service to the community. Our mission focus is serving the most vulnerable children, teens and families in DuPage County. We serve people of all races, ethnicities, creeds, gender and orientation regardless of their ability to pay. Our Vision Outreach and its partner churches are dedicated to putting this mission into action by providing a full range of charitable, human service, educational, religious and community development activities. These activities help people realize their God-given potential as uniquely gifted individuals in their family, community and relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law. OCM, Inc. reserves the right to make faith-based hiring decisions as permitted under Title VII (42 U.S.C. Section 2000e – 1(a)
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    case management
    social work

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What happens after you send in your application?

Outreach has not provided an expected interview date. Due to the volume of applications, Outreach has indicated that they will not follow up unless you are selected for an interview.

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  • Social Work31%

  • Psychology12%

  • Political Science And Government3%

  • Criminal Justice And Corrections3%

  • Counseling Psychology3%

  • 221 other majors46%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • International Rescue Committee
  • Department Of Veterans Affairs
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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For West Chicago, IL | $4,214/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,264

  • Miscellaneous$909

  • Food$439

  • Transportation$328

  • Utilities$274


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