The West Contra Costa Unified School District’s (WCCUSD) Office of African American
Student Achievement (OAASA) and the Positive School Climate department are seeking social work interns to work primarily with Black/African American children and their families.
“This is an exciting opportunity to support children with their academic and socio-emotional needs,” according to district officials.
The position is set for the 2022-23 school year, however there is opportunity to extend that tenure into multiple years. Social work interns will support efforts to increase positive academic and socio-emotional outcomes of Black children in the WCCUSD, along with other vulnerable student populations through targeted wraparound services and case management. Interns will have the opportunity to provide individual and small group counseling, wraparound support, training, case management, and family engagement skills.
Social work interns will receive training and support throughout the school year and have the opportunity to gain practical skills in a variety of settings. Interns will gain experience working with students from TK-12, families, as well as families and the larger community.
The position comes with a stipend of up to $6,000 for successful completion of the 2022-23 school year, paid in two installments of $3,000 in December 2022 and in May 2023.