Juvenile Probation is developing a leadership pathway for young adults with lived experiences, who have had direct or indirect involvement in the juvenile justice system. The goal of this pathway is to enhance leadership skills through participation in a series of activities that enhance learning, educational, and career opportunities.Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program. Location and hours: This position is hybrid and will be performed on-site at 590 Park Ave Minneapolis, MN 55415 and remote as job duties require. The intern will be scheduled to work between the hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday-Friday with flexibility and in accordance with the intern’s school schedule. There may be some evening and weekend hours to attend community events/meetings. The intern will work approximately 10-15 hours per week with a maximum of 19 hours per week.This internship is intended to begin September 2023 and run through August 2024. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in or relocate to Minnesota or Wisconsin.New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment. About this position type: This position is a part-time limited duration, non-benefit earning internship.This position is internally classified as an Intern I and Intern II.Clickhere to view the job classification specification. In this position, you will:
· Participate in leadership roles on the Youth Justice Council Steering Committee and/or subcommittees, including the Hennepin County Youth Advisory Board.
· Onboard and facilitate orientation for community and youth members of the YJC.
· Act as a Liaison for Youth and systems partners.
· Participate as a subject matter expert in various committees where youth input is needed.
· Collaborate with Youth Equity and Innovation Team to ensure pertinent feedback is communicated to juvenile probation.
· Participate in community events, volunteer opportunities, and engagement activities with members of Juvenile Probation.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o Current enrollment in High School in 10th, 11th, or 12th grade for the 2023-2024 academic school year.
o Current enrollment in a GED program, associate program or bachelor's degree program for the 2023-2024 academic school year.
o Recent graduate within 6 months from High School, GED program, associate or bachelor's degree program.
· Access to reliable transportation.
· Reliable internet access and self-supported hybrid office space.
· Lived experience in the juvenile justice system.
Nice to have:
· Ability to:
o Communicate effectively both verbally and written.
o Work effectively with a culturally and increasing diverse client population.
· Experience working with:
o Individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.
o Computer applications such as Microsoft Office or Google equivalent products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams).
· Attended trainings, courses, or seminars to expand understanding and appreciation of diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness.