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Sonoma State University

Psychology Internships


Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: YWCA Sonoma County - A Special Place Preschool
Address: 1128 Edwards Ave., Santa Rosa, Ca, 95401
Phone: (707) 523-2337
Supervisor: Misty Bastoni
Email: mbastoni@ywcasc.org
Fax: (707) 546-9928
Website: www.ywca.org/sonomacounty

Internship Description

Job Title: Preschool Assistant

Compensation: unpaid
Amount/Type: Training
Internship Length: 3 month commitment
Hours Per Week: 1-10, flexible during the hours of 8am-4pm Monday-Friday

Population: Children, Families, Multi-cultural
Focus: Domestic Violence, Education
Setting: Preschool

Duties: YWCA Preschool Assistants work with preschoolers who are considered at risk of abuse or neglect (often referred by Child Protective Services). Most assistants help in the classroom or during meals, nap time, or play time in the afternoon. Assistants can read to children, lead learning activities, help teachers with planned activities, or explore their own interests in working with kids.

Qualifications: Must complete a TB screen to work with children. Desire to work with children ages 3 to 5.

Additional Information: Optional Domestic Violence Training begins July 26th (40 hours; certificate upon completion). Please see flyer in Psych. Dept. for more information.

This internship was updated 7/30/13

last updated: 07.30.2013