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The Family Partnership is looking for a School Success Intern

Organization:
The Family Partnership
4123 E Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55406


Position: School Success Intern
Department: School Success


Department Description: The School Success Department is looking to hire a School Success Intern to assist the School Success team. The school success program aims to increase rates of school success among children. Currently, they are working closely with Hennepin County Attorney's Be@School program which works with children and families struggling with truancy. Your duties will include various things, ranging from general office work, to connecting families with essential resources that help them overcome the barriers to school success, to arranging intake appointments with clients. It is essential that you are flexible with work assignments. You may also work with the Youth on the Move Program.


Qualifications/Requirements: An undergraduate student preferably majoring in FSoS (or a closely related field) who is willing to commit for at least a semester, however, the longer commitment, the better**. Approximately 8 hours a week, at least 2 days a week, however this may fluctuate depending on assignments given. Daytime hours, before 5:00 pm are best as the School Success will not be around after that time. It is important that you are self motivated, as often times you may be the only one in the office from the School Success team. Strong communication and organizational skills with attention to detail. Moderate computer skills. Ability to handle confidential information and be discrete and professional. Ability to work well independently and as part of a team is very important. Flexible with work assignments. Ability to work with diverse people in regards to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status or sexual orientation.


**Your duties and responsibilities MAY become more focused on field work and hands on experience over time if the School Success Team believes you are able and if opportunities arise.


For more information, and to apply, contact Jed Lundeen at jlundeen@thefamilypartnership.org. Please include cover letter, resume, and references. Within the cover letter, make sure to state your availability.

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