2018 Birdies For Charities

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Birdies For Charity is a no-cost program that gives 100% of the funds raised back to the participating organization. All proceeds raised for Family Service through Birdies For Charity will directly benefit our programs and the families we serve.

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VIDEO: Neighborhood advocates working to prevent child abuse

SAN ANTONIO – Child abuse takes place in every corner of our community, but new numbers show it’s especially prevalent on the city’s west side.


Family Service’s Youth College and Career Opportunities program incorporates college and career readiness training for approximately 300 youth between the ages of 14-17 residing in San Antonio City Council Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. Intern application will be released on March 1, 2018. Due on April 30, 2018.

The program consists of:

  • Two days of professional & college readiness training
  • A job fair for potential internships sites where interns can interview
  • Six to eight weeks of part-time, paid work at assigned internship site (120 hours of
  • A tour to a local university or business

How to apply:

  • If you are a youth ages 14-17:
    • Complete an application by April 30, 2018.
    • Submit completed applications in person or by email to:

The Neighborhood Place
3014 Rivas St.
San Antonio, Texas 78228

Questions? Call or email us!
(210) 431-7561 youthcareer@family-service.org
M-F 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLACE is a community hub that brings services and resources together to empower families on the economically-challenged Westside of San Antonio. This invaluable resource is hosted and operated by Family Service. The Neighborhood Place serves over 70,000 individuals and families annually with services that:

  • Provide parenting skills for stronger, healthier relationships with children.
  • Decrease family stress and violence while preventing child abuse–97% of parents utilizing Parenting Education classes DO NOT re-enter child protective system.
  • Reduce debt, increase savings & improve credit scores with the assists provided at the Financial Empowerment Center.
  • Empower youth to find pathways to college & career success with the support of Youth Against Gang Activity (YAGA).
  • Youth Against Gang Activity (Y.A.G.A.) – approximately 97% graduate high school.
  • Provide emergency clothes, diapers, resources for housing & utilities at Margaret’s Place.
  • Community residents learn English & complete GED classes, and participate in Resident Leadership Classes to improve job prospects & earning potential.
  • Provide behavioral & mental health counseling.

The Neighborhood Place serves the entire community, and targets three surrounding zip codes, 78228, 78237, 78207, where:

  • 29% live below the poverty line.
  • $15,597 average per capita income.
  • 30% did not complete high school.
  • 8% are unemployed compared to 4% citywide.
  • 20% of confirmed child abuse victims in Bexar County live in these zip codes.

Neighborhood Place operating hours: 8:00 to 8:30pm Monday through Friday; 8:00 to 5:00 on Saturdays, with programming ending 30 minutes before closing Monday through Saturday so premises can be vacated by closing time.

Family Service provides counseling services throughout the city of San Antonio. As a Trauma Informed Care facility, interns will receive a variety of training and the opportunity to work with experienced clinical counselors. Get involved today, we have a number of excellent, exciting opportunities waiting for you!

DepartmentProgram DescriptionIntern OpportunitiesHours of OperationSupervision Provided
Behavioral HealthProvide individual and family counseling coping with a wide array of behavioral issues.LMFT, CounselingMon-Thurs - 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Fri - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat - 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
KidShareProvide guidance, support and strengthen families coping with high conflict, divorce, domestic violence and child abuse.BSW, MSWMon-Tues - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed-Thurs - 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri and Sat - 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Sun - 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Early Childhood Well Being Work with young children ages 0-8 with early mental health and developmental concerns in schools shelters, clinics, childcare facilities and at home.MSWMon-Thurs - 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Fri - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat - 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
At Your ServiceEmpower home-bound seniors and individuals with disabilities to maintain their independence.BSWMon-Thurs - 8:00 AM- 8:30 PM
Fri - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat - 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Contact for more information
Youth Education Empower middle and high school youth to explore their unique potential, equipping them and their families with a toolkit of resiliency and resourcefulness.BSWMon-Thurs - 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Sat - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Family Justice Center We're partnered with the Bexar County Justice Center, work with survivors of domestic abuse. LMFT, CounselingMon-Thurs - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMLPC-S

Interested candidates must submit the following documents to kjoseph@family-service.org.

  • Completed online application
  • Copy of your ID
  • Résumé
  • Cover letter
  • Proof of liability car insurance
  • Proof of liability counseling insurance

Please note: Incomplete applications will not be considered for an interview.

Spring SemesterSummer SemesterFall Semester
Applications Due - October 31stApplications Due - March 31stApplications Due - June 30th
Interviews – 1st or 2nd week in NovemberInterviews – 1st or 2nd week in AprilInterview - 1st or 2nd week in July

Once we’ve received your documents and processed the first part of your background check, we’ll schedule a brief phone interview. For answers to some commonly asked questions, please click [here-FAQ].

For More questions, please contact Jenny Garcia at 210-299-2400 or email at jgarcia@family-service.org.