SMALL MIRACLES THERAPEUTIC EQUESTRIAN CENTER, INC.
SUMMER & FALL SEMESTERS 2017
MAJORS: EDUCATION / PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY/ HUMAN SERVICES / INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
SOPHOMORE SENIOR LEVELS
Small Miracles is a nonprofit corporation founded in 1995 through love to enhance
the physical, emotional and cognitive growth of individuals with special needs through
equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT). Small Miracles is an affiliate member
of PATH Intl.; all of our instructors are certified through PATH Intl. and are first
aid/CPR trained. Our facility is located on 11 fenced acres; including indoor, outdoor
riding arenas, equine barn, prayer chapel and numerous shelter/storage sheds. We provide
approximately 75 equine assisted activities each week.
Desired Qualities of Internship Applicant: Candidate shall complete Volunteer Training and Orientation. The individual must
be empathetic with a complete understanding of our mission to serve the special needs
community. One must posses' sound judgment, maturity, humility, good decision-making
skills and a servant's heart. CPR, first aide training is desirable. Must be willing
to do whatever needs to be done; excellent team worker.
HOURS: 10-19 (1 Credit Hour)
DEADLINE: All Paperwork must be received prior to the start of the semester.
MOUNTAIN YOUTH ACADEMY
MOUNTAIN CITY, TN
SUMMER & FALL SEMESTERS 2017 (CONTINUOUS SEMESTERS)
MAJORS: CRIMINAL JUSTICE / PSYCHOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY / SOCIAL WORK / EDUCATION / COUNSELING
AND HUMAN SERVICES
SOPHOMORE - GRADUATE LEVELS
JOB DESCRIPTION: Mountain Youth Academy is a residential treatment center for young adolescents (male
and female) ages 7 through 17. The successful candidate will be a clinical, programmatic,
and/or education intern who will contribute to the effective implementation of individual
treatment plan of students through line of sight supervision, provision of clinical
services (including group and recreational opportunities), positive interaction and
role modeling, direct and clinical care, and appropriate scoring of behaviors of students.
Intern will provide appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and
responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to
diffuse the situation, correctly prioritizing safety concerns, and following proper
restraint technique guidelines as needed.
The work environment for this position is a residential facility setting. While performing
the duties of this internship, the intern will be exposed to students who may ask
inappropriate personal questions, display socially unacceptable personal behaviors,
use profanity and make insulting remarks or threats.
*NOTE: Successful candidates must have a background check, drug screen and acceptance by
the State of Tennessee DCS criteria. A seven-day training will be required.
SALARY: Volunteer - Unpaid
HOURS : 10-19 HOURS PER WEEK (1 CREDIT HOUR)
DEADLINE: ALL PAPERWORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO START OF SEMESTER: EMPLOYER TRAINING DATES
MAY REQUIRE EARLIER COMPLETION