EMPLOYMENT/ Practicum/ Internship and Volunteeering at EMERGE

Please note that unfortunately EMERGE cannot offer

volunteer, internship or employment opportunities to former

clients until 6 months after their last session at EMERGE. 

  • Clinical EMPLOYMENT

    The EMEGE Leadership Team is always interested in discussing employment opportunities with Christian counselors who are licensed in Ohio (PhD, LPCC, LPC, LIMFT, or LISW) If you wish to apply, please send a cover letter (please include populations/clinical issues you would like to work with), your resume, a short statement of your faith journey, and current references with email addresses for each reference (including at least 1 professional reference and 1 pastoral reference) to the email address below. Only email submissions will be accepted. 

    Attention:  Steve Dunleavey, MA, LPCC-S, Director of Clinical Services
    sdunleavey@emerge.org


  • Administrative Employment

    There are currently no Administrative openings.

  • Master's level Counseling/social work Practicum/ Internship Students

    Currently accepting applicants for  January, 2019.

    In order to be considered for a practicum/internship, please send the following:


    1. A Cover letter (Please specify your current degree program)

        a. Including a statement of faith

        b. Supervision/ supervisory needs

        c. Intended start and finish date of internship

        d. Population and clinical interests

           i. Children, adolescents, adults, couples families

           ii. i.e. depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, etc.


    2. Resume.


    3. Three reference letters (including at least 1 professional reference and 1 pastoral reference and 1 educational reference) sent to:  

    Steve Dunleavey, MA, LPCC-S, Director of Clinical Services

    sdunleavey@emerge.org


                  Reference letters should include-  

                  a.  What reasons would you give to show the readiness of this applicant for their practicum/internship?

                  b.  How has this applicant been able to show you their leadership skills, clinical knowledge, personal boundaries and strengths in their life?  

                  c.  List 2 positive attributes about this person and 2 areas in which this applicant could/should address to become a more effective Christian Counselor.  


    All applications will be reviewed by our Director of Clinical Services. All information (including letters of reference) must be sent via email (sdunleavey@emerge.org) to be considered for a practicum/internship. If you would like to inquire about current practicum/internship openings, please email Steve Dunleavey at sdunleavey@emerge.org. Only email inquiries will receive a response.


    Please note-- Each degree and Graduate program has different requirements for supervision.  We have LPCC-S and LISW-S available to do supervision or a PhD.  Other supervision needs may not be able to be met by our clinical team at this time.  


    **After you are being considered for a practicum/internship, we will also need an unofficial copy of your transcripts (showing that you are enrolled in a practicum/internship course).




  • Volunteer

    Our volunteer program has blessed EMERGE with hundreds of service hours every year.  This help has provided us with the extra hands to keep up with the continual needs of our growing ministry.  EMERGE appreciates the generous service of people who wish to volunteer.  Their commitment allows us to complete our mission of providing help for the healthy and hope for the hurting.

    

    Opportunities are available for those interested!  We have something for everyone.  Projects are available for groups or individuals and projects that are completed in a day, or weekly projects and everything in between.   


    If your volunteering is part of a school requirement please send us the appropriate information requested below---if not, please simply send us a email stating your reasons for wanting to volunteer with a statement of faith.  


    The following information is needed for consideration in our  Non-Clinical Volunteer/Internship program: 


    1. Cover letter (Please specify your current degree program if applicable)
        a. Including a statement of faith
        b. Intended start and finish date of internship
    2. Resume
    3. Three references (including at least 1 professional reference and 1 pastoral or spiritual reference)

    4. School or program practicum/ internship requirements


    Information can be sent to: 

    EMERGE Counseling Services

    Attn:  Volunteer Program

    900 Mull Avenue

    Akron, OH 44313