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for a job or an internship, however, please remember that these are only internal, departmental postings. Your first resource
in your job or internship search should always be the PRO system
through Career Services.
Notice: The National Health Service Corps has a loan repayment program for those who work at a NHSC approved site. Here is the link to their website: http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/ or for a quick summary, click here.
The Department of Children and Families has social worker vacancies in the Division of Safety and Permanence/Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare (BMCW) in Milwaukee and are Continually Recruiting. Click here for more information.
Social Worker Positions Available
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections currently has openings at Fox Lake Correctional, New Lisbon Correctional and Taycheedah Correctional.
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Salary: $38,870 per year (starting)
- Assess and evaluate risk/treatment plans by utilizing institution/community counseling, educational, religious, self-help, and other resources
- Provide direct counseling services to inmates and their families
- Assist inmates in developing meaningful, workable release plans
- Maintain records and prepare written reports for assessment and evaluation, parole commission, courts, etc.
- Work in conjunction with parole agents to develop release plans
- Referral to community resources to match offender need with appropriate services
- Provide assessment, treatment, education, and counseling, individually and in group, in areas such as chemical abuse, anger management, domestic violence, marriage, divorce, and/or chemical dependency
- Assist in formulating relapse prevention plans/actions
- Social work methods
- Ability to provide counseling both one-on-one and in group therapy
- Interviewing techniques
- Dynamics of human relationships
- Problem identification and resolution techniques
- Victims' issues
- Criminal justice system
- Case planning
- Investigative methods
- Effective overall oral and written communication skills
- Social and cultural foundations in society
Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Adrienne Maybin at (608) 240-5538 or at email@example.com.
YWCA Women’s Closet intern
Intern Opportunity: Women’s Closet Coordinator Intern
Established in 1993, the YWCA Women's Closet provides work-appropriate clothing for low-income women who are seeking employment, in a new job or going to school. Women may visit the Closet four times per year or when they are newly hired for a job. In addition to clothing, the Closet offers coats, shoes, accessories, jewelry and undergarments. The goal of the program is to prepare women for employment and boost their self-esteem by helping them "dress for success."
Hours: The closet is open:
- Tuesday 1-4pm
- Wednesday 3-6pm
- Thursday 4-7pm
- Ensure the Clothing Closet is open for people to select clothing during regularly posted hours
- Ensure the Clothing Closet is operated in a manner that is welcoming and safe for customers and volunteers and conforms with the YWCA’s mission and policies
- Arrange for disposal of excess clothing when the Clothing Closet becomes over-stocked or closes
- Demonstrate appreciation for the volunteers and their contributions to the operation of the Clothing Closet by writing thank you letters and phone calls
- Promote the clothing closet and clothing drives by creating relationships and connections in the community
- Collect information and report out monthly results for board reports
- The individual must demonstrate the ability to undertake excellent people skills and service orientation, studying social services or similar related fields
- The ability to work with all kinds of people and different cultures
- Must be willing to be self-motivated and demonstrate the gift of encouragement and patience
- A working knowledge of computers, as well as word processing and database management software is necessary
- The individual must be of sophomore through senior standing at an accredited College or University
Advocates for Healthy Transitional Living - Team Leader
General Description: Coordinate activities associated with the Treatment Foster Care homes. Oversee the interaction between the foster children and the foster home, school, and community.
- Serve as the Team Coordinator of the Treatment Team, including coordinating meetings of all treatment team members.
- Coordinate programming for foster youth and arrange respite services, when needed.
- Complete treatment plan reviews, including recording data for outcomes measures.
- Participate in on-call services with the Treatment Foster Care Team.
- Work collaboratively with schools, law enforcement and other community organizations through open communication to enhance foster children's success.
- Assist with referrals as needed.
- Coordinate and/or assist with transportation of children on caseload as needed.
- Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field plus experience working with youth and families
- Reliable transportation, including insurance
- Must pass all background checks
For more information, please check out our website or Facebook page.
The NASW has developed a new email list that members can join upon request. People on this list receive information about social work job
openings at various organizations and agencies as they come in. For more information about NASW or becoming a member, please click