Friday , January 27 2023

City of Fremont Internships – Human Services Specialist

Website City of Fremont

Job Description:

Interviews and elicits personal information from clients, and program information from service providers; provides assistance to clients such as completion of forms, clarifies documentation discrepancies, and resolves issues related to clients needs and requests.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts mobility and transportation assessments with seniors and persons with disabilities to determine most appropriate service referrals.
  • Conducts Travel Training Workshops (in English and Mandarin) that teach older adults (55 years and older) and persons with disabilities how to use local buses and BART within Alameda County.
  • Organizes and conducts outreach (1:1 education as well as group presentations) about mobility and transportation resources, including public transit, paratransit, older driver safety, subsidized taxi services, volunteer driver programs, etc.
  • Conveys general information regarding program services and interprets policies and regulations to clients, other agencies, and the community.
  • Performs follow-up evaluations with program participants to track their experience using public transit and other transportation services.

Job Requirements:

  •  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college with coursework in social work, counseling, sociology, nursing, gerontology, or human services related fields based on assignment.
  • At least two years of experience in a field directly related to the assignment is required working as an employee, intern or volunteer in a social services environment serving senior citizens and/or individuals with disabilities.

Job Details:

Company: City of Fremont

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Oakland, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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