University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Child and Social Services 157

STUDENT HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES OUTREACH TRAINEE

Provides assistance in various on-campus or off-campus locations to address a variety of community service needs. Areas of service might include health care, education, recreation, environmental, and public safety. Student may be required to:

  • Assist in tasks to improve the quality of life for area residents or to solve particular community problems. Examples:
  • Assist staff members to provide recreational and social activities for senior citizens
  • Assist staff members to provide recreational and social activities for adults with physical and/or intellectual challenges
  • Assist staff members in preparing & delivering meals, cleaning common areas, organizing activities, and/or performing administrative tasks in shelters and soup kitchens
  • Assist staff members with basic patient care, administrative, and/or educational tasks in hospitals, clinics, or skilled nursing facilities
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Commitment to community service