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Psychology Internships

Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Santa Rosa
Address: P.O. Box 2392/1011 Hahman Drive/Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Phone: (707) 542-3249
Supervisor: Dr. Mary Bates
Fax: (707) 542-2726

Internship Description

Job Title: Recreation Aide/ youth development specialist

Program Description:

Our 5 clubs are a second home to over 1,500 youth, ages 6-18. We provide a safe and positive place that offers a variety of educational, leadership, health and nutrition education, recreational and social activities year round. For 64 years, we have changed the lives of over 50,000 children. We are proud that our quality after school activities from 2-6pm and summer programs from 7:30-6pm are making a huge difference in the lives of children. We invite you to help us!

Compensation: paid
Amount/Type: $10-13/hr
Internship Length: 1 year
Hours Per Week: 15+

Population: Children
Focus: Developmental Disabilities, Education, Homeless, Gang Intervention
Setting: Community Agency

Duties: Mentor and supervise youth, ages 6-14 in activities that match your interest. For example, educaitona enrichment or reading activities in the Learning Center; fitness and recreation activities in the gymnasium such as teaching zumba, yoga, hip-hop dance, games in the games room, technology or digital arts in the Technology Center, facitlitate the arts such as drawing, dramma, arts and crafts or teach piano lessons.

Qualifications: Desire and experience working with children.

Additional Information: 20-25 hours/week preferred.

This internship was updated 8/03/12

last updated: 07.12.2013