University of Alaska Southeast

Internship

Company: CCTHITA
Location: Juneau
Position: Intern - Child Support
Requirements: See internship posting
Summary:

Tribal Child Support Intern

Provide comprehensive child support services to children, custodial parent, and non-custodial parent.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Interview applicants to identify TCSU and tribal services needed; analyze cases to determine appropriate actions; locate parents and their assets using available information.
  • Conduct investigations and interviews to secure, document, and prepare usable information.
  • Document contacts, correspondence, and record all actions in data system.
  • Inform applicants of case progress upon request.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Initiate actions to establish paternity, child support orders, and income withholding orders under guidelines set by the Tribe.
  • Locate and contact alleged father(s) and consult with the Child Support Attorney for case processing.
  • Review low collections and hard to serve cases for ways to assist.
  • Compile statistics from tribal population and assess greatest need.
  • Coordinate and perform genetic testing for all parties involved in the case.
  • File all court documents, genetic test results, and correspondence pertaining to the case.
  • Respond to phone calls from public regarding court orders, complaint questions, etc
  • Inform clients of late or uncollected payments to assist in appropriate collections.
  • Record and track court fees and court ordered payments (genetic testing costs, service fees, etc.).
  • Perform mail runs to the Tribal Court as necessary.
  • Provide backup to TCSU Specialists.
  • Must be willing to attend child support specific training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Internship Document

Contact: Janae Franklet
Contact at: jfranklet@ccthita.org or 907.463.7138
Closing Date: Open Until Filled