It is our goal to provide college students and young professionals the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience, mentoring and career exploration opportunities within a non-profit setting, while giving back to others.
By participating in the Sisterhood Internship program, individuals are able to gain college credit, professional experience in a non-profit setting, exposure to expressive arts and girl-empowering events and the chance to collaborate with peers from all over Seattle.
We are currently accepting applications for individuals to dedicate their time and skills for 9 to 12 months in a number of ways:
Mental Health Case Manager / Therapist
- Stipend upon successful completion of internship (depending on position)
- Casual, professional work environment with an authentic sisterhood culture
- Monthly mileage allowance
- Free professional development training; access to up to $300 for additional preapproved trainings related to this position
- Employment opportunities for successful completion of internship
- College credit through an independent study or internship / practicum course (speak with your school advisor)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Commitment to and passion for the mission, vision and values of You Grow Girl! and the ability to share that commitment and enthusiasm with others.
- A professional manner, effective work relationship and customer service attitude for interaction with participants, co-workers, volunteers, partner agencies, donors, Board members, and the general public.
- A minimum of 2 years of relevant volunteer or paid experience in fields: nonprofit, communications, sales, accounting, marketing, outreach, finance, mental health or youth development.
- Skilled in using Microsoft Office Suite: including: Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, Access, Etc.
- Self-starter with the ability to manage time effectively.
- Strong performance orientation and skillful strategic thinking.
- Proactive and professional attitude; team player.
- A high degree of integrity in dealing with confidential information (e.g. donor, program participants and financials).
- Extreme attention to detail; strong interpersonal, organizational and communications skills both oral and written.
- Exceptional organizational and time-management skills; able to meet commitments and deadlines.
- Respond quickly and efficiently to ever-changing situations, while working in a fast-paced environment; a high degree of flexibility.
- Daily attendance and punctuality required.
- A sense of humor and positive attitude; able to find a balance for self-care.