Bachelor's Level Social Work Internship
Job Details
Main Campus - CEDAR RAPIDS, IA

Tanager Place is pleased to partner with students to discover the opportunities available within the Social Work and/or Human Services fields.

At Tanager Place our mission is simple:

To provide services to children and families that inspire, empower and heal.

As a mission and value driven agency, we embrace the responsibility to promote change that enhances the resiliency and wellbeing of children, families, communities and systems through unique learning experiences. To accomplish our mission, we focus on our three pillars:

Prevention, Treatment and Outreach

During an Inpatient Internship, Interns will observe practical experience and apply the knowledge received from the classroom.  They will explore different career paths and specialization that may suit their individual interests.

Intern hours have been allocated to several positions within the Inpatient Department based upon the credit hours of the Internship. This Internship is unpaid, however interns must be able to successfully complete fingerprinting and a background check. Interns will be responsible for tracking their hours. All hours must be approved by the assigned mentor. At no time will an Intern be considered In-Ratio and should always be accompanied by a member of the Tanager Place staff.

The Intern will have the opportunity to gain industry experience and technical knowledge within the following positions:

  • Authorization Coordinator
  • Inpatient Counselor/QIDP (Qualified Individuals with Disabilities Professional)
  • Youth Service Worker
  • Cottage Supervisor
  • Crisis Intervention Specialist
  • Education Coordinator
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialist