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Foster In Texas Lutheran Social Services

Company: Foster In Texas Lutheran Social Services (LSS) provides quality social services for abused and neglected children as well as case management for foster and adoption families in over 16 offices statewide. For more information visit www.FosterInTexas.org

Part Time: Family Social Services Internship

Description: The intern will assist a Family Service Worker (FSW) in providing appropriate social services in accordance with licensing standards, contract terms, agency policies, accreditation standards and funding requirements as well as other assigned duties. The intern will gain experience by shadowing the FSW during post placement supervision, monthly home inspections, home screening and verifications, accompanying FSW to court hearing, attending weekly placing meetings with the FSW and developing community resources including recruitment and training of foster and adoptive families.

Qualification: The Lubbock office of LSS is seeking a friendly eager intern that can work flexible 5-15 hours a week for at least one semester's length of time. Areas of study that would most benefit from this internship are Social Work, Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology, Education, Criminal Justice, Family Law. Other areas of study will be considered. We will work with you or your college to complete necessary documentation for proof of your participation in this internship. This position is a non-paid internship but there are many opportunities to receive excellent practical experience.

If you are interested in this internship please send a resume and cover letter to Robynn.Oglesby@LSSS.org or contact the Lubbock LSS office at (806)783-8863 and ask to speak with Robynn.

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