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Children & Youth Division Intern

Recruitment #22-006116-0002


The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victims Services (GOCPYVS) is Maryland’s one-stop shop for city and county agency resources to improve public safety in Maryland. 

We provide access to federal and state grant funds and provide assistance in maneuvering through the red tape in order to tap these resources.




Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

This position provides support to the Children and Youth Division by assisting the Deputy Director, Statewide Racial and Ethnic Disparities (RED) Coordinator and the Juvenile Justice Compliance Monitor, and Policy Analysts on a diverse range of projects related to juvenile justice, child welfare, behavioral health, children’s mental health, and education.

This is a 20 hour a week contractual position.


Assist with collecting accurate and timely information in the Compliance Monitoring Data Collection System (CMDCS) and tracking data received.

Assist with the facilitation of the State Advisory Group’s Emerging Leaders Subcommittee.

Conduct various research projects including but not limited to evidence-based programming, state and national juvenile justice and child welfare data trends and information gathering.

Attend and assist with the coordination and scheduling of site visits, meetings, and trainings.
Participate in various trainings, webinars, forums, etc. regarding juvenile justice and child welfare related issues.

Assist with preparation for legislative hearings, as requested, attend relevant hearings, and monitor laws and trends in other states.

Conduct administrative functions as needed for the division and/or office.


Education: Completion of 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university in the social or behavioral sciences, education, law enforcement or any related field.

Notes: 1. Candidates may substitute work experience in the social or behavioral areas, education, law enforcement or related field, for the required education at the rate of one year of experience for every 30 credit hours. 


Our Preferred Candidate Will Have the Following

Experience working with youth in the Maryland State Juvenile Justice System. 

Experience working with children in the Maryland State Welfare System.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.  


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Sick & Safe leave will accrue at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked.  


Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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