Confidence Connections

Confidence Connection

140 Gould Street
Needham MA, 02494
www.confidenceconnection.org

Populations served: Children ages 2-22 with autism

Location(s) of internship sites: 140 Gould Street, Needham MA 02494

Accessible by public transportation?  Yes

General job description of what an intern might do:

Confidence Connection is seeking bright, motivated individuals to assist in running small language groups (5-6 children per group). Ongoing supervision and training will be provided to all assistant therapists.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Follow instructions and guidance from the lead therapist in the group.
  • Help make and/or retrieve any needed materials for language activities.
  • Collect needed data for each child
  • Participate in peer team meetings, as needed.
  • Interact with other team members regarding treatment plan to ensure consistency, as needed.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Builds excellent rapport with clients easily
  • Ability to interact with parents on a daily basis
  • Strong listening, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and act effectively on various circumstances without immediate direction
  • Self-confidence/perseverance/strong work ethic-remain positive and maintain progress toward a goal in spite of obstacles and adversity
  • Trustworthiness, dependability, and demonstrated ethical behavior
  • Ability to organize and act on several activities concurrently

Your availability: M-F 9-6:30

Agency Contact
Eve Weber
781-433-9890
eweber@confidenceconnection.org