SJP 2017-2018 – Internship Registration – All Projects

September 30, 2017 - 12 am

Forest Park,

The Answer Inc.
LOCATION:
 7600 W Roosevelt Rd Suite 12, Forest Park, IL 60130
SUPERVISOR INFORMATION:
Debra Vines
theanswerincnfp@gmail.com
708-296-5651
MISSION STATEMENT:
The Answer Inc is dedicated to provide support, resources, education, recreation and advocacy for families impacted by Autism/Developmental Disorders.
PRIMARY CAUSE AREA(S) OF PROJECT: Public Policy
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The Answer Inc is working on several projects related to program development, support for the families, policy creating, data development.
1) What clear, meaningful learning opportunities will be provided for the intern(s) to gain knowledge and perspectives about their own social identities as well as those from diverse populations?
Our agency provides services to families impacted by Autism/developmental disorders in underserved communities. The Interns will develop skills in Project management, creating policies, program developmental
2) How will your project help interns learn the systemic and structural needs of the marginalized communities and populations that your organization targets?
The Interns will develop skills in Project management, creating policies, program developmental

3) What skills/tools will the intern(s) gain that will help them learn and practice working with diverse communities to change systemic and structural inequities? This can include civic/political exposure and engagement.
Office management, interacting with families impacted by autism, networking, office skills, social media development and public policy

4) What consistent duties and/or tasks are associated with the project?
Office management, interacting with families impacted by autism, networking, office skills, social media development and public policy
5) Finally, please describe how the results of their project(s) will help the intern(s) understand the impact of their work within the community/population.
At the end of the project the Intern will learn program development, grant writing, office management
HOW WILL SITE ORIENT INTERN TO ORGANIZATION’S MISSION?:
Neighborhood Tour, Review of Annual Report, Review of Public Policy, Review of Political Climate
HOW WILL SITE ORIENT INTERN TO TARGET POPULATIONS?:
Program Delivery, Community Group
SKILLS INTERN WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO GAIN AT PLACEMENT:
Public Policy Research, Event Planning, Social Media Communications, Web Design, Program Design, Program Evaluation, Community Outreach, Needs Assessment, Partnership Development, Networking
REVIEW OF SYSTEMIC INEQUALITY BY:
Review of Public Policy
HR REQUIREMENTS:
Initial Meeting, Driver’s License, Resume/CV
TRANSPORTATION NEAR SITE:
CTA Blue Line
SPECIFIC BUS/METRA INFORMATION:
blue line
OFFICE HOURS & AVAILABILITY:
Monday 8am-5pm, Tuesday 8am-5pm, Wednesday 8am-5pm, Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-5pm
Please enter specific days and times if different from days and times listed above:

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.