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State of Massachusetts Contracted Student Intern- Human Rights in Boston, Massachusetts

The Department of Mental Health (DMH) is seeking to hire an intern who will support its Human Rights Division in Central Office Boston.The Office for Human Rights is responsible for the protection of the Human Rights of all individuals receiving services and care with the Department.This Office also provides oversight and compliance of Human Rights State Statute(s), DMH Regulations and Policies, and other civil and constitutional rights, for all DMH operated, contracted and licensed facilities and programs statewide. _Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_ * Intern will take the lead in updating, restructuring and reorganizing the DMH Human Rights Handbook. By collaborating with Central Office staff of all levels. * Work with management to reconstruct the Human Rights handbook. * Collaborate with subject matter experts to review the particular language in the Human Rights Handbook that pertains to their individualized areas of expertise. * Communicate with subject matter experts via emails, phone calls and meetings as necessary. * Update staff’s names, title and current dates to reflect the changes that are being made. _Preferred Qualifications:_ * Strong oral and written communication skills. * Ability to multi-task. * Proficient in Microsoft Office and Word document * Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency _Period of Service:_May 28, 2024 through August 30, 2024 _Additional Information:_ * Benefits are unavailable with the exception of sick leave accruals. * All employees will be paid on a biweekly basis and must have direct deposit. * The salary for this position is $18 an hour. * Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. * Days Off: Saturday and Sunday _DMH Mission Statement:_ The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research. _Pre-Hire Process:_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the ADA Reasonable Accommodation Request Form. For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #4 First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Please see Preferred Qualifications. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Title 101 CMR 23.00 (“Regulation”) requires certain agency staff to have received the COVID-19 vaccination and Influenza vaccination, or have taken required mitigation measures, to prevent viral infection and transmission in State Hospitals and State Congregate Care Facilities. The Regulation applies to this position. Successful candidates will be required to acknowledge and attest to your vaccination status for both COVID-19 and Influenza. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Contractor* *Organization: Department of Mental Health *Title: *Contracted Student Intern- Human Rights * Location: *Massachusetts-Boston-25 Staniford Street Requisition ID: 240004QQ