Court Services Program Assistant Intern

Job 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 where you can apply online.

Type: Intern
Pay: $16.28 per HOUR

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Walla Walla County

Walla Walla County (population 62,000) may be Washington State’s best-kept secret. Located in the Southeastern corner of the state, in the foothills of the Blue Mountains.
Rolling green hills lead to Walla Walla’s patchwork of farms and snowy backdrop of the Blues in the distance. A quaint, well-kept downtown district, lined with lovely brick and stone architecture with first-class retail shops of every description. Fine dining abounds, and Walla Walla’s award-winning wine culture is evident everywhere. With three colleges, a thriving viticulture industry (over 100 wineries), and mild “Four-Season” climate, Walla Walla is home to 32,000 residents. Besides our County seat in Walla Walla, we also proudly serve College Place, Waitsburg, Touchet, Wallula, Burbank, Prescott and Dixie. There is the County Fair, hot air balloons in the summer sky, parades down Main Street… and you’re surrounded by fishing, skiing, boating, cycling, hiking, camping – in the uncrowded outdoor spaces.
Walla Walla County is a great place to live, work and play. It is also the perfect place to raise a family, with excellent schools, public libraries, and parks.

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