Join Our Team

The Jonnycake Center of Westerly is a small non-profit serving the communities of Westerly, Charlestown, Richmond and Hopkinton since 1975. The agency has an emergency food pantry, social service office, adult training facility and a retail thrift store which also serves as a source of free clothing and household goods for clients.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Social Services Intern

Come join a busy and growing social services department, ideal for students looking to gain experience in social services and learn about different programs and resources in Rhode Island.

 

DUTIES:

  • Support daily social service activities for a growing department that oversees multiple assistance programs and a food pantry
  • Support activities of holiday programming, including Adopt-A-Family registration
  • Assist the Director of Social Services with clerical and administrative needs, including organizing and planning
  • Perform other duties as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current college student (required)
  • Interest in pursuing a social science as a career (preferred), such as social work, psychology, or sociology
  • Experience in customer service and working with others (preferred)
  • Highly organized, strong attention to detail, does well in stressful situations

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send resume and cover letter detailing your interest in this position as well as your availability, to Sarah Cote, Social Services Program Director, at scote@jonnycake.org. No phone calls please.

 

We love to have fun and we’re confident you’ll be part of the fun when you’re on our team! We offer a collaborative team environment and discounts for all of our volunteers! If you’re interested in being an intern on our team, email us today!

 

Note: this is a volunteer position. Estimated time commitment: 10-15 hours per week for fall semester, with possibility for extension to spring.