Internship/Volunteer/Extern Opportunities

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Internships:

Expand on your education and improve your community as an unpaid intern or unpaid practicum student with Sound Mental Health!  SMH offers various mental health and substance use disorder services to clients at several locations in the Greater Seattle area. For a complete list of internship opportunities and locations, view the SMH Overview of Programs for Interns.

To be considered for an internship, you must submit your SMH Internship Application, cover letter, resume, and a list of relevant coursework to interncoordinator@smh.org.

SMH accepts intern applications throughout the year.

Volunteers:

Give back and improve your community as a volunteer with Sound Mental Health! SMH accepts volunteers in a variety of programs. For a list of these opportunities, please see the Overview of Programs for Volunteers.

In addition, SMH accepts peer volunteers to work in our Community Resource Rooms.

To be considered for a volunteer position, please complete the SMH Volunteer Application and send your resume to interncoordinator@smh.org.   A cover letter is optional.

SMH accepts volunteer applications throughout the year.

Externs:

Expand on your education and join Sound Mental Health as an extern. This is a great unpaid opportunity for someone with a Master’s degree who is interested in gaining experience in the mental health field or looking for hours of supervision for licensure. Please be aware that as an extern you will be required to obtain an Agency Affiliated Counselor credential or higher credential with the state of Washington. This credential must be obtained within 60 days of your start date.

SMH accepts externs in a wide variety of programs. For a complete list, please see the Overview of Programs for Externs.

To be considered for an externship, please submit your completed SMH Application for Externs, your resume, your cover letter and a list of your relevant coursework to interncoordinator@smh.org.

Questions:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the intern coordinator at interncoordinator@smh.org or 206-302-2284.