Career Services Internship Opportunities

Human Services

Description: Lighthouse Guild has three health plans through which we manage every medical and healthcare need, especially for those who are visually impaired. We coordinate healthcare, therapy, in-home care and other services so that members can live safely at home. We are looking for Human Services students, who have an interest in social work and/or supporting social workers with the administrative portion of the client’s care plan implementation. They would use our telephonic model to follow-up with clients to ensure follow through on key portions of the client care plans. Students will assist Diabetes Educators/Nutritionists by translating the questions and responses when evaluating the members in person or by telephone. Additionally, students will assist with making reminder calls for important health screenings/immunizations, telephonic initial health risk assessments and provide input in developing educational materials. Date: September 14, 2015 - May 31, 2016 Location: 111 East 59th Street or 15 West 65th Street in Manhattan Detail of service opportunity: The ideal candidate is available approximately at least four hours per day once or twice per week

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study Health Science, Medical Office Administration Technology, Social Scienece, Social Work ,Psychology, Nutriton
Field of Study
Special Skills & Requirements Qualifications: 1. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required. 2. Strong written and oral communication skills, including clear diction is required. 3. The ability to take and follow instruction, take initiative and apply critical thinking skills is required. 4. Prior experience where customer service skills have been used is preferred. 5. Experience managing a project independently then to completion is required. 6. The ability to exhibit excellence in the execution of assigned responsibilities is required. 7. Bilingual, Spanish, Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin), Creole or Russian preferred.
Company Name Lighthouse Guild
Address: 15 West 65th Street New York, NY 10023
Phone: 800-284-4422
About the Company: Lighthouse Guild is the leading not-for-profit vision + healthcare organization, with a long-standing heritage of addressing the needs of people who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities or chronic medical conditions. Through the integration of vision + healthcare services and the expansion of access through education and community outreach, our innovative and comprehensive approach helps people achieve and maintain the highest possible level of function and independence.
How To Apply: . Please submit a resume to Please include the hours you are available to work in your letter. Direct all questions to the Volunteer Resources Department (646) 874-8688.


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