Social Worker PAID Internship in Canon City at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Canon City
  • Job Type:
    Social Work
  • Experience:
    Entry level
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.



Under the guidance and supervision of a Clinical Supervisor, this position supervises clients during the shift in a manner that ensures their safety and security. In addition, this position assists in directing clients in a manner that promotes their growth and development.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

- Interacts and supervises clients in a manner that ensures their safety and security.
- Maintains regular communication with supervisor and co-workers.
- Supervises movement or routine on the unit
- Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
- Escorts clients between locations within the facility such as the medical office, bathroom, or group room.
- Maintains confidentiality of information related to client information.



Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements: 

  • 60 semester hours of college credits in a Human Services discipline and/or minimum 1 year experience working with At-Risk youth AND WORKING towards a Bachelor's degree in Social Worker
    Other Qualifications:
         Ø At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
         Ø Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
         Ø Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
         Ø Valid driver's license from the employees’ state of residence.
         Ø Valid registered vehicle insurance, if applicable. 



Equal Opportunity Employer