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DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA (DSANV)

Intern Positions (Three positions available)

 

POSITION:   Self-Advocate Intern 

NUMBER:  

  Up to two (2) positions available
STATUS:       Volunteer
REPORTS TO:   DSANV Programs & Activities Manager
LOCATION:     DSANV Office – Oakton, Virginia
EFFECTIVE:   January – May 2019

                 

Work Schedule:  Flexible schedule; 10 – 20 hours per week

 

Travel: Very limited travel may be required with advanced notice provided

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Self-Advocate Intern (SAI) will work with the Programs & Activities Manager (PAM) to plan and evaluate DSANV educational, social and wellness programs for individuals with Down Syndrome

  • Assist the PAM in planning self-advocate programs
  • Assist in analyzing the effectiveness of self-advocate programs
  • Assist in managing participant rosters and other data for all DSANV programs and events
  • Attend programs and events, as needed, for training

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/experience with programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • This position is open to individuals of all abilities

TO APPLY:         

Please send a resume to Mary Ford at MaryF@DSANV.org

 


 


POSITION:    Programs & Activities Intern
STATUS:     Volunteer
REPORTS TO:   DSANV Programs & Activities Manager
LOCATION:   DSANV Office – Oakton, Virginia for training, can work some hours remotely thereafter
EFFECTIVE:     January – May 2019



Work Schedule:  Flexible schedule; half time support during normal business hours (to include telework); most DSANV programs and events are scheduled at night and on weekends

Travel: Local travel may be needed to attend DSANV programs and events -based on a flexible schedule

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Programs & Activities Intern (PAI) will work with the Programs & Activities Manager (PAM) to plan, execute and evaluate DSANV educational, social and wellness programs for individuals with Down Syndrome and their families

  • Assist the PAM in planning programs
  • Help identify, collect and analyze participant satisfaction/impact metrics for all DSANV programs and events that can be used to analyze the effectiveness of programs and to prepare grants to facilitate and expand program offerings
  • Provide assistance to grant writing efforts
  • Assist the PAM in populating a Program Plan, and Final Report, for each DSANV program/event
  • Attend programs and events, as needed, for training and to support data collection efforts
  • Collaborate with a self-advocate intern to manage participant rosters and other data for all DSANV programs and events

Required Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with behavioral or social science data collection and analysis
  • Intermediate level of experience using Microsoft Office suite of tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • Dual English and Spanish language fluency

TO APPLY:         

Please send a resume to Mary Ford at MaryF@DSANV.org