Court Services Program Assistant Intern

Walla Walla, WA 99362
3/20/2024

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Position Description

Position: Court Services Program Assistant Intern
Salary Range: $16.28 per hour
Location: Court Services/Juvenile Justice Center
Employment Type: Temporary position of not more than six (6) weeks in duration with flexible work period not to commence before June 1, 2024, and concluding no later than August 31, 2024, with a maximum work week not to exceed 20 hours/week, not to exceed a maximum of 120 hours in total

Part Time Benefits Include:
• Benefited employees shall accrue sick leave benefits at the percentage rate of hours worked per week, to a maximum of eight (8) hours earned per month based on a forty (40) hour workweek but not less than one (1) hour per every forty (40) hours worked per County Policy 30.05.0
Visit Walla Walla County Website for detailed benefits information.

Brief Duties and Responsibilities: This position will assist detention, probation, and education staff with case management and therapeutic programs inside the residential facility and in the community. The intern will have the opportunity to observe court, participate in treatment team meetings, assist detention staff during youth recreation and free time, and assist with other programs for youth detained in the Department’s custody facility. The intern will also assist Court Services staff with programs such as Community Service Work Crew, Diversion, and the Child Advocate Program. The intern will acquire knowledge of the Washington State juvenile court system and juvenile detention work through direct experience.

Working Environment/Physical Abilities: The working environment typically is indoors and may work in the field assisting the crew supervisor. Physical abilities required for this position are ones typically related to office operations and participation in detention facility operations including bending, reaching, lifting up to fifty (50) pounds, pulling, pushing, and standing and sitting for extended periods.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED; preference given to applicants currently enrolled or recently graduated from college. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, valid Food Handler’s Card, and valid First Aid/CPR/AED Card. Confidentiality is an absolute requirement of this position. Must demonstrate professionalism at all times. Must dress in appropriate attire while at work. Must be at least 18 years of age prior to June 1, 2024.

Application: Walla Walla County application, resume and cover letter required. Job description is available on our website at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us where you can apply online.
SELECTION IS BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS, ORAL INTERVIEW, BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRIVING RECORD CHECK.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER / ADA COMPLIANT

Type: Intern
Pay: $16.28 per HOUR