• Transition Age Peer Intern

    Job Locations US-CA-Fairfield
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/19/2018 2:40 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2041
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Internship
  • Overview

    The TAY (Transition Age Youth) Peer Intern engages youth and young adults ages 16-25 in the Solano County TAY Services Program. The Peer Intern provides hope, one-on-one support, and mentorship to participants by sharing their own experience with recovery/resilience and expertise in navigating systems and programs such as STRTP, Wraparound services, Educational Systems, Juvenile Justice Systems, and Child Welfare Systems. The Peer Intern works collaboratively with other program staff to provide the best care and advocacy possible.

     

    Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve.

    For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!

    Responsibilities

    • Provide group peer support to youth ages 16-25 years old in the TAY Services Program
    • Facilitate the Solano Youth Advisory Board on an ongoing basis including coordination and outreach to youth
    • Attend and participate in mental health awareness activities in the community and peer forums which may include public speaking engagements
    • Coordinate with other youth providers in the community such as First Place for Youth
    • Complete all training requirements as indicated by Program Supervisor
    • Complete any documentation as indicated by Program Supervisor
    • Participate in weekly supervision/mentorship with the Program Supervisor or designee
    • Maintain professional behavior at all times, appropriately representing Seneca’s mission and philosophy

    Qualifications

    • Personal experience receiving services (STRTP, Wraparound services, Educational Systems, Juvenile Justice Systems, Child Welfare System, etc.) required
    • Must be at least 18 yrs. old with a high school diploma 
    • Valid California driver's license
    • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal requirements.
    • Ability to work as a team player.
    • Strong communication skills

    Schedule

    Internship January 2019- July 2019

    • Part-time 
    • Flexible schedule, 20 hours a week

    Benefits

    • $16 per hour 
    • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage and partially paid premiums for dependents
    • 4 weeks of prorated paid time off (FTE)
    • Employer paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).
    • Scholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development opportunities
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