SOCIAL WORK INTERN

Position Summary

Are you currently a student in the first or second year of your Master’s in Social Work (MSW) degree? If the answer is yes, we would love to have you join our Carroll Center rehabilitation team. As a Social Work Intern, you will have clinical experience working within a multidisciplinary team as well as performing individual work with students and clients. During your internship, you will learn about blindness and disabilities in general and provide support for a variety of emotional needs.

Scheduling

  • This internship will overlap between the adult rehab program and the summer youth program (ages 15+, June through August).

Responsibilities

  • Provides one-on-one counseling to assigned clients (during the summer program).
  • Facilities/co-facilitates 1-2 recreational activities (during the summer program).
  • Attends team meetings and consults within the multidisciplinary team as needed.
  • Completes paperwork in a timely manner (both paperwork required by the school and by CCB).
  • Will maintain general safety practices and perform various cleaning and disinfecting duties to support a clean workplace environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Advanced academic standing or second year Master’s in Social Work (MSW) student.
  • Prior experience in Human Services or with those who have visual impairments or other disabilities preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving and oral/written communication skills, and time management required.
  • Professional demeanor and responsible with confidential information required.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form below and send a resume, cover letter to hr@carroll.org. Should you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please email hr@carroll.org and we will be happy to assist you.

The Carroll Center for the Blind is a private, non-profit agency located in Newton, Massachusetts that serves persons of All Ages and All Stages of Vision Loss. We are close to Boston, Cambridge, Wellesley, Watertown, Waltham, Allston/Brighton, and on public transit routes.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The Carroll Center for the Blind (CCB) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and always fosters acceptance for everyone. We offer fair opportunities to all qualified persons in recruitment and selection, employment, compensation and benefits, professional development and training, transfers, promotions, social activities, and the use of CCB’s facilities. CCB welcomes all qualified applicants and ensures that everyone will receive equal consideration for employment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, military, or veteran status, political or union affiliation, or any other categories protected by Federal or State law.

The CCB culture embraces both the law and a work environment that is safe, positive, diverse, inclusive, and equitable for all. Our mission and impact shines bright on all.