Internships

Applications & resumes must be submitted to Volunteer Services by e-mail at sslackey@ccano.org.

Available Internships

Spirit of Hope

Interpreting and Translation Services, a new service of the Spirit of Hope program of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans, is looking to fill an unpaid internship position working directly with the Spirit of Hope director for the summer of 2014. A graduate student is preferred, but interested undergraduates are also encouraged to apply.  This position will provide hands-on experience beneficial to students of business administration, sociology, public health, Latin American Studies, Asian studies, and others.  Proficiency in a second language would be beneficial, but it is not required.  Key responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting market research with our potential clients
  • Assisting with research and grant writing
  • Assisting with the writing of a quarterly report for our current grant funders
  • Providing logistical support for an interpreter training course
  • Outreach into the community about our services
  • Assisting in the development, monitoring and evaluation plans for ITS and other programs
  • Data collection and analysis

The work schedule will be flexible for the right student, but 15 to 20 hours a week is desired for this 12 week internship. Start and end dates can also be somewhat flexible, but ideally the intern will begin by late May and continue through mid August.  To apply, please email your resume along with a brief paragraph about your interest in this position to Shaula Lovera at Slovera@ccano.org by Friday, May 16th.

PACE Center

Location: Bywater – 4201 North Rampart Street, NOLA

Clinical Quality Improvement Intern: Will develop an understanding of population based approaches to healthcare, learn how to interpret quality data, manage an electronic health record, and develop quality improvement programs in a setting that provides wrap-around services for the elderly. May work (6) six hours per week and will work directly with PACE Medical Director and Quality Coordinator. Familiarity with Excel or other spreadsheet programs a plus. This internship is best suited for those interested in a future career in healthcare.

Intern Healthcare Operations: Will develop an understanding of population based approaches to healthcare, learn how to manage healthcare operations, manage an electronic health record, and develop clinical operations improvement programs in a setting that provides wrap-around services for the elderly. May work (6) six hours per week and will work directly with Director of Clinical Services. Familiarity with Excel, Access and Word a plus. This internship is best suited for those interested in a future career in healthcare.

Intern: Will develop an understanding of the Program of all Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), a setting that provides wrap-around services for the elderly. Will participate in a variety of fun, learning activities with seniors and assist with daily activities. They will provide assistance one-on-one and in group activities and projects. May work (6) six hours per week and will work directly with the Recreation Therapist. Experience with seniors helpful but not required. Good communications skills, ability to follow policies & procedures, patience and friendly disposition

Intern Healthcare Operations: Will develop an understanding of population based approaches to healthcare, learn how to manage healthcare operations, manage an electronic health record, and develop clinical operations improvement programs in a setting that provides wrap-around services for the elderly. May work (6) six hours per week and will work directly with Director of Clinical Services. Familiarity with Excel, Access and Word a plus. This internship is best suited for those interested in a future career in healthcare.

Intern Recreational Activities: Under the clinical supervision of the Recreation Therapist, learn and assist with the development and implementation of specific activities for PACE participants. Must have desire to learn and work with the frail elderly population in a Day Center setting. Must have an interest in arts, music and crafts geared towards the frail elder.

Isaiah 43 Parenting and Mentoring Ministry

Mentoring Program Intern: Assist with outreach in the community to develop partnerships with potential referral sources or host sites for the mentoring program. Follow-up with parents, youth, mentors, and other volunteers. Assist with training mentors and preparing for workshops. Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills needed.

Parenting Program Intern: Assist with outreach in the community to develop partnerships with potential referral sources or host sites for parenting workshops. Follow-up with parents, facilitators, and other volunteers. Assist with training, conducting workshops and developing fact sheets and other materials for parents. Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills needed.

General Program Support Intern: Assist with advisory board development, convening a gathering of parenting and mentoring service providers, and developing marketing and promotion materials.

Project SAVE (Stopping Abuse through Victim Empowerment)

Law Student Interns: Current law students needed to assist lawyers in legal proceedings. College Junior/Senior internship positions are also available: Students must be mature and committed in their interest in domestic violence.

Volunteer Services · (504) 310-6960 · sslackey@ccano.org

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