Family Advocate Internship

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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.