Student Internship Selection Criteria
- Students should have completed coursework in human development, family studies, and other fields related to working with at-risk youth and adults.
- Students should be able to care for children in the waiting areas while parents are in sessions.
- Students should be able to facilitate play and arts and crafts activities with children in the waiting areas.
- Students should be able to assist with special events for children.
- Students should be able to assist with completing, scanning, and mailing Crime Victims Compensation Applications.
- Students will be responsible for escorting clients to the appropriate waiting room.
- Students should be willing to assist with clerical work.
- Bilingual candidates will be given preference.
- Students must pass criminal and CPS background checks.
Student Internship Requirements
- Students must commit to one semester at DCAC and at least fifteen hours per week.
- Students must commit to one hour of supervision a week.
How to Apply
To apply for a Family Advocate internship at DCAC, please email your resume to Mindy.
Please make sure to indicate the semester/date you plan to begin your internship, any experience you have working with children, and if you are fluent in Spanish.