Experience the kind of internship that will change lives....the lives of youth and your own! Youth Villages' commitment to helping youth & families find success spans more than 35 years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.
Youth Villages places interns each summer throughout our Tennessee residential treatment programs and group homes in Memphis. Interns serve as assistants to the treatment team for a specific group of youth referred for a variety of behavioral and mental health needs. Initial training will be provided on child development, trauma-informed care, crisis de-escalation, and more before beginning work with our youth.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
If pursuing Master's degree, qualifying social services major is required
Experience working with at-risk youth and/or leadership experience is preferred
Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.