Social Work Interns

OhioGuidestoneLancaster, OH

3 months ago


Job Title

Bachelor Level Social Work Intern - Central Ohio - Multi-County

Job Location

United States, Ohio, Lancaster
111 South Broad Street (Show on map)

Job Overview

Recovery is possible with OhioGuidestone. A leader in the field of behavioral health with a history dating back to 1864, we address the needs of the whole person, helping them reset their paths, reclaim their autonomy and restore their purpose. OhioGuidestone connects individuals with the resources needed to achieve lifelong success, providing community counseling, substance use disorder treatment, workforce development training, early childhood mental health services, psychiatric care and more.

OhioGuidestone is committed to providing high quality internships for students seeking their Bachelor of Social Work degree. Get the hands-on experience and support you need to launch a successful career in social work. Work with clients throughout the lifespan in the home or school settings in Central Ohio. Choose from clinical focus areas such as early childhood, juvenile justice, chemical dependency, and maternal depression. Attend agency workshops and learn from experts in the field. Network and share experiences with other interns during our unique weekly intern support and supervision group. We offer flexible scheduling, with the opportunity to complete internship hours in the evening and weekend hours if needed. Opportunities for employment post-internship.

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  • Advocate for those whom OhioGuidestone serves
  • Represent OhioGuidestone in a positive manner at all times
  • Communicate openly, honestly, and respectfully
  • Be respectful to others
  • Be an active problem solver and engage with staff
  • Help come up with solutions for issues as they arise, support staff without judgment
  • Show up with a positive attitude each day
  • Support a safe environment for yourself, workers, and those we serve
  • Strive for improvement and encourage others to do the same
  • Be proactive, assist with furthering the mission of OhioGuidestone
  • Follow through until the issues are resolved or handled by the appropriate person
  • Conserve and protect the resources that are provided to support our services with the highest level of integrity and accountability
  • May be involved in the planning, organization, and implementation of special events or department specific projects or seasonal program changes.
  • In times of need, the Volunteer or Intern may be asked to complete related duties other than those indicated above as assigned by their supervisor.

If an Intern is providing clinical services to clients, the following functions are essential, in addition to the above:

  • Develops a therapeutic relationship with each client. Provides individual, group or family therapy as needed. Available for clinical consultation.
  • Maintains ongoing frequent contact with other assigned OhioGuidestone professionals, parents or outside agency professionals assigned to case. Provide CPST and minor case management functions if needed.
  • Assumes a strong advocacy role for clients and makes recommendations for clinical and support services needed upon discharge.
  • Actively participates in all treatment conferences and meetings for the clients.
  • Completes all paperwork required by the agency within designated time frames.
  • Participates in agency and community meetings as needed.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.


  • Minimum education is working towards a bachelor's degree in Social Work. Trainee status (CT, MFT-T, SWT) is required for Graduate level Clinical Internships. Agency physical and background check. valid driver's license, safe driving record, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance required.

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Career Paths

People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Social Work79%

  • Psychology6%

  • Counseling Psychology2%

  • Management Science0%

  • Sociology0%

  • 137 other majors9%

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

  • Department Of Veterans Affairs
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • NYC
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Lancaster, OH | $3,112/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,310

  • Miscellaneous$866

  • Food$415

  • Transportation$261

  • Utilities$260


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