Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland
Title: Case Work Intern
Hours: Flexible to Student’s Schedule
Position Summary: Assist program staff in the necessary steps involved in recruiting, screening, matching and supervising volunteers and children in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing and supporting one-to-one mentoring relationships. Under direction of the Program Coordinator, this person will assist in the daily operations of the organization, including a wide variety of duties. May require occasional evening hours.
Work with staff to create volunteer and child assessments based on interviews and
Assist with program support and risk management by contacting mentors,
children and parents by phone, email and in-person.
Aid in the monitoring of matches to problem solve and promote longevity of
Contact families currently waiting for Big Brothers or Sisters to update on match
Help in the implementation of agency group activities.
Seek out donations of free or reduced cost activities for volunteers to share with
with their Little Brother or Sister.
Assist with regular office duties as assigned.
Interns in this position will be required to work in a standard office environment and come in direct contact with staff and the public. May require some out-of-office contact with mentoring matches.
Education: Student should be a junior or a senior majoring in psychology,
counseling, sociology, criminal justice, social work, education,
or other related fields.
Skills: Excellent communication skills. Ability to deal with people from
different cultural and economic backgrounds and situations under
stress. Ability to conduct one’s self in a professional and
Contact Jill Colling, President
Ph: (712) 239-9890
600 4th St. Suite 112, Sioux City, IA 51101
Morningside College, 1501 Morningside Ave., Sioux City, IA 51106 (712)274-5000