The Salvation Army

MSW Student Intern (Social Services DHQ)

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Job ID
Social Services
Unpaid Internship
Temporary Full-Time


The MSW Student Intern is responsible for assisting and supporting daily operations that the social services program oversees throughout the Greater New York Division. This is a non-clinical, mezzo level social work practice position which involves aiding in the development and implementation of social service initiatives at the local and small community levels.

The Salvation Army of Greater New York is a non-profit organization that has been committed to improving quality of life through holistic ministry since 1880.


  • Assisting with the launch, promotion, organization, and maintenance of the Opioid Overdose Prevention Program
  • Attend and participate in the facilitation of virtual and in-person trainings, workshops, and information sessions
  • Attend field visits with Coordinator of Community Engagement & Expansion to Salvation Army facilities to ensure compliance of Social Services’ programs and grants
  • Attend field visits with Coordinator of Community Engagement & Expansion to colleges/universities, and other community partners to build rapport and expand existing programs.
  • Aid in administrative tasks
  • Help identify funding resources through Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and other potential grant applications
  • Participate in Social Services Department Team meetings
  • Help identify social service needs within the department and Salvation Army facilities and aid in solution finding
  • Help identify and keep record of community resources or referrals from outside agencies/organizations 


  • Current MSW graduate student (1st or 2nd year is acceptable) at an accredited college/university.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of populations
  • Excellent time management and organizational
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills in Microsoft, Excel, and fiscal
  • Available weekdays during normal business hours; On-site, field, and virtual availability will be required.


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