Career Services Internship Opportunities

PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Description: The Adult Day Health Care Program (GuildCare), which provides healthcare and recreation for multicultural seniors with vision loss, multiple developmental disabilities and chronic medical conditions, is looking for an intern to support all aspects of the general operations of this Program. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the program director or designee the intern will: 1. Greet clients and direct them to daily activities. 2. Serve as a human guide/escort within the building and on field trips when necessary. 3. Assist with daily recreational programs as needed. 4. Help maintain an orderly and welcoming place for clients. 5. Assist with food preparation and service (breakfast, lunch). 6. Provide Administrative support as needed. Saturday from 9:00am-3:00pm. A health form and proof of immunizations must be completed by physician. All candidates must be tested for TB prior to volunteering. The attire during this position is business casual.

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study Social Sciences, Social Work, Psychology, Office AdministrationTechnology
Special Skills & Requirements QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Excellent verbal communication skills, as well as customer service skills, required. 2. Must be comfortable working with people who are visually impaired and developmentally disabled. 3. Must be mature, reliable, courteous, have good judgment and be professional. 4. The ability to understand and follow instructions/directions is required. 5. Must be organized and able to work in an environment with priority changes. 6. Able to work independently with minimal supervision and as a member of a team. 7. Knowledge of Microsoft Word preferred. 8. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred but not required.
Company Name Lighthouse Guild
Contact:
Address: 15 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023
Email: volunteer@lighthouseguild.org
Phone: (646) 874-8688
Website: http://www.lighthouseguild.org/
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: submit a resume to volunteer@lighthouseguild.org. Please include the days and hours you are available to serve. Direct all questions to The Volunteer Resources Department at (646) 874-8688

 

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