CASA OGEECHEE | OGEECHEE VISITATION CENTERS

Interns have an essential role in our organization. During this internship, students will have the opportunity to join our CASA training, work closely with staff on volunteer and nonprofit management, get exposure to the juvenile court system and DFCS, train with Ogeechee Visitation Center staff, gain hands-on experience with Case Management, and learn about child advocacy. Due to National and State standards, all interns must be over the age of 21.

Watch this video to learn more about our local program. 

BECOMING AN INTERN.

Five Easy Steps to Becoming a CASSEGA Intern:

  1. Click here to complete our online Application. (Email admin@casaogeechee.org for a paper copy)
  2. Submit your application online and all required documentation to admin@casaogeechee.org.
  3. Complete an interview with our Child Advocacy Services SEGA, Inc staff.
  4. Complete and pass background checks.
    5. Set your semester schedule!

APPLICATION DOCUMENTATION

  • Submit Online Application, Resumue and Cover Letter
  • 1 page typed why you are interested in doing your internship with CASSEGA

  • Transcript (does not need to be official) 

  • 2 Letters of Recommendations (non-family, preferably from professors)

  • List of Volunteer Experiences (if applicable)

  • Staff Interview

  • Up-to-date MOU

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The intern will be responsible for keeping track of their hours worked and scheduling meetings with their internship supervisor, as well as, developling their Internship Objects and Goals for the semester. We like to expose all our interns to the different areas of our organization so the intern will shadow our Administrative Assistant, Advocacy Coordinators, the Visitation Supervisor/Coordinator, and our Executive Director. The intern will learn valuable information about the juvenile court system, DFCS policies, and advocacy for children in foster care.Establish a stable, one-on-one relationship with a child in foster care and get to know the child’s unique history.

The intern’s duties/responsibilities include the following but are not limited to:

  • Attending court hearings
  • Observing court-ordered visitations
  • Attending CASA Volunteer training and any agency-related meetings

TIME COMMITMENT
Internship positions hours range from 20-40 hours per week. All of our interns go through criminal background checks and receive between 4 to 40 hours of training. If a student needs less than 20 hours for course credit, CASSEGA can only accept the student if they are able to complete 20 hours or pay for their own background screenings. 

INTERNSHIP INTERVIEW SESSIONS

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