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Student Opportunities

If you’re a student from a community college or university considering a career in social work or social services, a placement at Optimism Place can give you valuable and rewarding hands-on experience.

All students receive orientation, training and supervision – and have the opportunity to choose which of the shelter’s programs they would most like to work with:

  • Front-line Crisis Services
  • Children’s Services
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Healthy Relationships Program
  • Transition Program

For more information on student placement opportunities, call or email the Executive Director

*High school students may be considered for a placement in the childcare program*

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