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Independent Living Program Interns have the opportunity to gain social service work experience while directly enhancing the wellbeing of local transitional age youth working toward self-sufficiency and independence. Interns commit to serving a minimum of 3 quarters (nine months), working 12-15 hours per week and are provided extensive training and supervision. This is an unpaid internship eligible for college credit.

Requirements
Pass a thorough screening process which includes fingerprinting and a drug screen
Attend initial intern training
Be available to work with clients throughout the week with possible weekend activities. Week day contacts are often after 3:00 pm but can vary.
Be willing to drive throughout Santa Barbara county for client contacts (reimbursement available for driving)

Responsibilities / Expectations
Serve an average of 8 clients (1-3 ongoing)
Assist clients with achieving goals of emancipation, life skills development, self-sufficiency and independence.
Attend various ILP Social Events and workshops to support clients in developing fundamental life skills
Participate in training which includes: CPR / First Aid, Community Water Safety; Child Abuse and Mandated Reporting; Crisis De-escalation; The System of Foster Care; Suicide Prevention; MediCal Note Writing; Cultural Competency and Boundaries / Therapeutic Self Disclosure

To find out more about FCNI please visit our website http://fcni.org/be-the-difference.
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