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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Connecting for Children & Families

Name of Organization: Connecting for Children & Families
Street Address: 46 Hope Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895
Name of Primary Mentor/Contact Person: Charlotte Boudreau
Phone: 401-766-3384
Email Address:
How do you prefer to be contacted? email
Description of the overall mission of this organization: To transform the lives of Woonsocket children through high quality educational opportunities and family support.
Ages of youth served: K-12
Hours of internship: (number of hours, days, times) We are extremely flexible working around a student’s other commitments, but most of the internship hours are afterschool during afterschool hours starting at 1:30pm and ending at 6:00pm depending on the school. There could be daytime hours for specific projects and evening hours during Family Engagement Events. The programs run Monday to Friday.
Description of role and duties: (include administrative or hands-on or both) Job Description:  Roles will include both administrative and hands on activities. The YD Intern would work with students at Coleman Elementary in grades K-5, at Citizens Elementary in grades 3-5, at the Woonsocket Middle School in grades 6-8 and at the Woonsocket High School in grades 9-12. We expect our staff to maintain a professional attitude, treat all children with dignity and respect, and help motivate children to learn. Duties include greeting students, helping with homework assignments, setting up and distributing snacks, and general housekeeping tasks. Assisting in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers and preparing needed materials and supplies.   Perform general basic administrative duties which may include taking attendance, assisting parents to sign out their children, data entry, making copies, internet research, and filing. In addition will have the opportunity to to plan and teach various educational enrichment programs.
Paid or unpaid: Unpaid
Description of the culture of the place (how many people in the office, dress code, communication style) Interns will work both at the school sites and at our main office. Dress code is business casual in both locations. The number of people depends on the building. In the schools it will also include teaching and administrative personal, as well as program contractors, students and CCF staff.
Additional Requirements: (travel, etc)
Special notes on process of getting this internship: Send your resume and grade level you would be interested in working in to Charlotte Boudreau at
Other information:

What three TAGS would you use to label this internship?
Elementary schools: Hands-on, afterschool, enrichment and some administrative
Middle School: Hands-on, afterschool, enrichment and some administrative
High School: Mentoring, teenagers, curriculum and some administrative

Charlotte Boudreau
Director of Education & School Linked Services
Connecting for Children & Families

46 Hope Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
401-766-3384 ext. 204
401-762-2324 fax

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