Intern - Resource Specialist

internship - full time, unpaid

State of Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
Closed
Posted 69 Days ago
State of Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 69 Days ago
Closed

Description

Intern - Resource Specialist Company: State of Arizona Location: Phoenix Posted on: May 11, 2019 Job Description: DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY Your Partner For A Stronger Arizona Intern ? Resource Specialist 1789 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85007 Would you like to be part of an amazing culture that helps Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance? The Arizona Department of Economic Security is looking for individuals that are committed to service, community, and teamwork. Why Should You Apply? We offer a competitive benefits package that is unmatched by the private sector and a culture that encourages team success and advocates for personal advancement. * Affordable Health, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability Insurance * 10 holidays per year * Paid Vacation and Sick time off - start earning it your 1st day * Eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications) * Contribute to, and participate in the Arizona State Retirement System * Ride Share and Public Transit Subsidy * Career Advancement Opportunities * Tuition reimbursement Interested? Apply through azstatejobs.azdoa.gov. For questions about this career opportunity, please call (602) 771-2910. Requests for accommodations can be made by calling this number or by clicking this link to access the ADA Job Board. The Department of Economic Security Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services (DERS) is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as an Intern ? Resource Specialist. This position will support the DERS Child Care Administration's efforts to minimize the suspension and expulsion rates of children who are receiving subsidy through the Child Care and Development Fund Program. The Resource Specialist will conduct intake assessments, provide technical assistance and help link providers to appropriate training and services. We are looking for someone who can solve complex problems and coordinate with multiple stakeholders, while providing coaching support to child care providers that will help enhance their ability to identify and access needed resources. This position will offer the student exposure to and experience in case management, early childhood development and human services. The Resource Specialist position will offer a unique opportunity to apply what you are learning to direct services that impact Arizona children, families and child care providers. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Knowledge of early childhood development and Arizona's early childhood development regulatory system * Knowledge of community programs and resources as well as the principles, practices and methodology of human services * Knowledge of DES programs, resources, policies and procedures * Skill in professional communication techniques; strong verbal and written communication skills * Skill in network development and case management * Skill with Microsoft Office Suite, to include Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft Word * Ability to set priorities, stay organized and manage a complex and varied workload in a fast-paced environment * Ability to assemble resources, coordinate projects, compile data and create general reports * Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders * Ability to accurately analyze large volumes of information * Ability to work within established guidelines, follow set policies and procedures and ensure timeliness, data reliability and accuracy Licenses and Certifications: * In-state travel is required. This position will require the possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. An acceptable driving record of the last 39 months is required, including no DUI, suspensions or revocations and less than 8 points on your license. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12). * Candidates for this position shall be subject to a search of both the Child Protective Services Central Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 8-804 and the Adult Protective Services Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 46-459. * A Level One Fingerprint Clearance card from the Arizona Department of Public Safety is required to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position, in accordance with A.R.S. 41-1968. Qualifications: * Undergrad students must be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in one of the following programs: Human Services, Child & Family Studies, Early Childhood Development. * Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired state employees * Successfully pass background and reference checks; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency's ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions. All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service. Equal Opportunity Employer/Program ? Under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI and VII), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008; the Department prohibits discrimination in admissions, programs, services, activities, or employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics and retaliation. To request this document in alternative format or for further information about this policy, contact your local office; TTY/TDD Services: 7-1-1. ?Free language assistance for DES services is available upon request.SDL2017

Skills

microsoft word, teamwork, coaching, policy, administration, career development, benefits, reference checking, motivation, e-verify, job description development, job postings, written and verbal communication, written communication, search

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