Intern Opportunities


Position Title: Intern

Supervisor: Nicholle Probst, Executive Director of Families First Center.

How to Apply: Send completed application (below) to

Applicant Type: Students enrolled in higher education (must be 18 years or older),

Description: Families First Center provides services to children and families with an overall goal of healing and strengthening the family dynamic. This includes providing services to families as a group as well as education for family members individually. Services are provided in a safe and neutral environment, with the best interest of children always being the guiding principle. As an intern, you will first participate in trainings and shadowing before providing services to families on your own. Once you have completed all necessary trainings and shadows interns will be able to conduct an intake with the referred parents and then contact all parties to set up supervised parenting time and then provide supervised visitation sessions for families.

Essential Position Functions:

·Upon receiving a case/referral, the Intern will conduct an intake with the referred parents and then contact all parties to set up supervised parenting time.

At each visit, the Intern will accurately and objectively document using the approved Families First Center template. The Family Specialist will set goals, monitor progress and make written assessments and recommendations regarding the referred family.

Location and Time Commitment: Our facility is located in South Bend, IN. Our opportunities are flexible and can fit around your routine. Time commitment flexible and dependent upon outreach efforts and events.

Minimum Requirements: Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills are required. Must have the ability to effectively prepare and present information and services to various groups. Must present self in a professional manner. The ability to work independently or with others to manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision is essential. Light physical demands with transporting, setting up and taking down outreach materials, banners, tables, booths and more. Must submit an application and/or resume, complete interview, criminal background check, able to maintain strict standards of confidentiality, must have access to a computer, email, internet and phone.

Intern Benefits: Interns get to make an impact on the community and children who have been affected by abuse and neglect.