Volunteer Opportunity

INTERN-Ongoing Casework/Project REACH Intern

Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Housing and Human Services
Category: Human Services and Public Health
Time Commitment & Minimum Age: This position requires a minimum 6 month commitment with the opportunity to extend as agreed upon with a commitment of 15-30 hours per week. A weekly schedule will be established based on the needs of the intern and program.

Boulder County

Program Summary:

To develop a broad understanding of the Colorado Child Welfare system and Boulder County Department of Housing & Human Services programs. To develop an understanding of Project REACH, a multidisciplinary program that provides community based services to youth who have committed sexual offenses. To assist the Project REACH coordinator with collection and management of data.

Duties and Responsibilities:

To assist caseworkers with case duties, including attending visits with youth and families, monitoring supervised visitation, writing and developing treatment plans, attending department and team meetings, attending court, transportation, and helping to connect families to resources. To support/manage a minimum of one case. To work with the REACH coordinator to assess and implement projects.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Seeking an individual with strong interpersonal skills, including being able to work with diverse staff and clients. The candidate should have good time management, prioritization, and organizational skills. Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as basic computer skills are necessary. Individual with a BA/BS degree who has clinical and human services knowledge and/or experience.

Training Dates and Information:

Scheduled as needed.

Additional Information:

Be part of a team that is dedicated to the safety and well-being of children and families. This is an incredible opportunity to learn more about the child welfare system and resources available to families in Boulder County, as well as to network, gain job readiness skills, and support the community. Participation in the REACH team will provide an opportunity to learn about a progressive multidisciplinary approach to managing and treating sexually abusive youth in the community, as well as an opportunity to learn about the collateral programs (legal, therapeutic) that support them.


For more information please contact Debbie Ramirez, the Volunteer Coordinator at dramirez@bouldercounty.org or 303-441-1430.

Unpaid Internship: This is an Unpaid Internship
Application Process:

For an application and/or more information please contact Debbie Ramirez, the Volunteer Coordinator at dramirez@bouldercounty.org or 303-441-1430. Background check is required.

To better serve our community, we strive to attract a diverse volunteer pool. Members of every race, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, socio economic status, ability, age and religion are encouraged to apply.