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Behavioral Health Network Urban Youth Collaborative Staff (UYCP) in Springfield, Massachusetts

Begin your career in human services with Behavioral Health Network! Join our team in the UYC (Urban Youth Collaborative) Program at Behavioral Health Network in Westfield, MA! This program is a paid internship experience in a diverse atmosphere for adults, college students age 18 to 25, as well as high school students accepted to college. UYCP Staff work outdoors and within the community as they develop interpersonal and team-building, professional conduct, and human rights and safety skills with opportunities to attend networking events. Staff will fill various positions working in local human service agencies that serve people with developmental disabilities. The program runs Monday to Friday from June to August 2021 is 36 hours per week and is subject to funding. The UYCP offers young adults with an interest in working in human services the opportunity to work with individuals with developmental disabilities. The program aids to help these individuals while providing a path for young adults to begin their careers in human services and minimizing the stigma that follows those with developmental disabilities. Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities. UYCP Staff at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities: Experience working with diverse populations. Ability to work well with diverse populations. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Reliable transportation with valid driver's license and a good driving record. No relevant CORI or SORI. BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. Recommended Skills Human Services