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Next Step Internship Program: Careers in Homeless Services Info Session

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Project Renewal Next Step Program

200 Varick St, 9th Fl

New York, NY 10014

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The next class will begin December 11th, 2017!

Gain the skills and experience to begin your career working with homeless New Yorkers as a Residential Aide or Maintenance Worker

Our eight week training program gives you a combination of classroom and on the job training in a New York City Homeless shelter or supportive housing facility.

About the Training Program:
Interns will complete approximately 140 classroom hours and 140 internship hours to prepare for entry level social service employment
Interns will learn to better assist clients with Serious Mental Illness, Addiction, and Homelessness issues
Intensive job training will be provided in:
Crisis Prevention Certification
Conflict Management
Incident Reporting
Maintaining Boundaries
Narcan Training
Fire Guard F-02 certification
Customer Service
• Mental Health First Aid


Interns will be trained in the following positions:
Residential Aide – The Residential Aide is responsible for assisting the clients in learning and performing their daily life skills activities as well as adhering to their program activities and objectives.
Maintenance Staff – Maintenance staff provide a clean and safe environment to the residents of the shelter by maintaining the facility including the sleeping areas, kitchen, restrooms, stairwells, and all public areas.


Program Schedule: 35 hours per week for eight weeks
Weeks 1-2: Classroom training only, every weekday (Monday-Friday)
Weeks 3-5: Three work days + two classroom training days
Weeks 6-8: Four work days + one classroom training day
Interns will be paid for work hours (up to 147 hours)

Qualifications:
Must be 18+ and legally able to work in the United States
High School Diploma/Equivalency required
Have an open and flexible schedule
Ability to work weekends, holidays, overnights
Ability to lift 50+ lbs (equivalent to carrying four bags of heavy groceries)
Ability to climb 6 flights of stairs
Exceptional customer service skills and ability to think critically

How to Apply
RSVP via Eventbrite link: http://nextstepinternship.eventbrite.com
Attend an Info Session
Complete an application which will be made available at Info Session

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Project Renewal Next Step Program

200 Varick St, 9th Fl

New York, NY 10014

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