Aviva Social Services Volunteer Program

Social Services Internship Program

This unique internship is designed for students interested in social work, child welfare, and family systems. As an intern, you will be assigned to a case specialist with the Department of Child Safety (DCS) and will participate in activities such as: court hearings, family meetings, home assessments, and child/parent visits. You will develop skills in administrative professionalism, interviewing, documenting, and critical thinking. You do not need to be an enrolled student to apply, but those who are will receive priority.

To apply you must submit the following documents to the Community Resources Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the corresponding semester deadline:

Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Fall 2018
Application due by: Oct 5 Application due by: March 2 Application due by: May 25
Dates: January 10-May 4 Dates: May 14-August 10 Dates: August 20-Dec 7

Crossover Mentor Pilot Program

Are you interested in making a difference in the life of a child in the care of the Department of Child Safety? Consider being an Aviva Crossover mentor! As a mentor, you will be a source of encouragement and support for a youth who is both in the care of DCS and is in the Juvenile Court’s Diversion program. You will provide meaningful, engaging activities for you and your mentee as well as provide support during court-appointed meetings with various community agencies.

For more information, please download our application and apply with the Community Resources Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.