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    NEW POSTING

    DATE POSTED: August 19, 2015

    POSITION: Forensic Social Worker

    DETAILS: The Legal Aid Society's Juvenile Rights Practice has a Forensic Social Worker position in the Practice's Staten Island office. The Forensic Social Worker is part of an interdisciplinary team with lawyers, paralegals, and support staff providing representation to children who are before the Family Court on child protective, PINS, delinquency and termination of parental rights petitions.

    In this position, you will: assess client and his/her family; determine client's wishes; interview client, family members and other planning resources; educate client and others regarding the court process, options, timeframes, etc.; provide crisis intervention and short term counseling; consult with lawyers in determining client's position; mediate family disagreements and negotiate plans; conduct agency and home visits; research practice issues, service modalities and resources; maintain ongoing contact with other agencies involved in cases; review and evaluate service plans and agency records; refer to appropriate agencies for ongoing services; provide court testimony; participate in agency planning conferences; evaluate appropriateness of other agencies' interventions; develop alternate dispositional plans and court recommendations; prepare affidavits and other documents; and perform other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:  The ideal candidate must have: a MSW degree; experience working with children and families; ability to work in a team setting; forensic experience a plus; NYS social work license must be obtained within 2 years; excellent interpersonal and advocacy skills; and proficiency in languages other than English desired, but not required.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: The Legal Aid Society is reducing its carbon footprint and therefore paper applications are not accepted.  All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, references and the Applicant Information Form (http://www.legal-aid.org/info_form.html) electronically in a single PDF document by 8/24/15 to: NSchrandt@legal-aid.org and include the Job Reference Code: JRP-2015-013 in all correspondence and in the subject line of your email.  If one or more of the required items are missing or if the application is not in a single PDF, your application will not be processed. 

    The Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women, People of Color, Gays and Lesbians, Transgender People, Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

     

    DATE POSTED: August 19, 2015

    POSITION: Division Director of Senior Services

    DETAILS: Sunnyside Community Services, an innovative community-based, social service organization in Queens (10 minutes by subway from Grand Central), is seeking a Division Director of Senior Services at SCS; The Division Director reports to the Associate Executive Director for Community Services.

    The overall responsibility is to supervise a team of six program managers that are responsible for over $5 million in senior service programming.  We are looking for a leader with a strong social work, program management and administrative background.

    Responsibilities: Supervising the managers of the following senior services programs: Geriatric Mental Health; Caregivers; Case Management; Medicaid Eligibility; Friendly Visiting; and Senior Center. • Supervising social work interns • Clinical Supervision • Ensure follow through on program plans, ongoing program development and evaluation and agency systems • Communicate with program officers and appropriate staff of funders • Working closely with AED community services to oversee program budgeting • Development and implementation of staff/volunteer training •Represent senior services on external committees and groups • Integrate advocacy work and community organizing into programs • Other management responsibilities as needed.

    QUALIFICATIONS: • LCSW.  SIFI certified.  • Ten years of experience working in social services organization or equivalent.  Substantive experience with seniors programs and supervising teams.  • Considerable knowledge of gerontology, and program development; social services, senior benefits and client relations. • Ability to organize, manage and evaluate multiple activities and services. • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, volunteers, and customers. • Ability to communicate effectively with other team members, community agencies, and clients with diverse opinions, values and cultures. • Ability to track and report on data is essential. • Strong computer skills with experience in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel. • Capable of optimizing time and efficiently working with teams.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Send cover letter and resume to mvitale@scsny.org Attn: Melissa Vitale or mail to 43-31 39th Street, Sunnyside, NY 11104.   Indicate "Division Director of Senior Services" in the subject line EOE

     

    DATE POSTED: August 12, 2015

    POSITION: Forensic Social Worker

    DETAILS: The Legal Aid Society's Criminal Defense Practice has openings for two Forensic Social Workers in its Bronx office to provide client services.  While working closely with the Criminal Defense attorneys, the Forensic Social Worker's (FSW) primary role is to interview clients, and any collateral contacts, with the goal of gathering a life history to highlight mitigating circumstances such as mental illness, drug addiction, trauma and/or chronic poverty leading to a client's involvement in the criminal justice system. The FSWs will then advocate for an alternative to detention, an alternative to incarceration, or lesser sentence, based on mitigating factors. The FSWs will evaluate clients and recommend a treatment program. The FSWs will fill out necessary paperwork and provide supporting documents to facilitate a client's interview with a program and/or to assure a client's acceptance into a program. The FSWs educate the client about treatment options, offers crisis intervention, and short term counseling. The FSWs provide essential information to attorneys about clients.

    In this position, you will: interview the client, performing a thorough bio-psycho-social assessment. During this process, crisis intervention, brief treatment, or short term counseling may also be performed; identify and interview collateral sources of information; collateral interviews are done with family members, friends, teachers, social workers, community members, and others connected to the client; request, review, and analyze life history records (i.e. school, medical, psychiatric) in order to document specific arguments within written reports; develop casework plans in conjunction with the attorneys, develop alternative sentencing plans, and provide advocacy in court; assess a client's readiness for treatment and make referrals to substance abuse treatment, domestic violence, mental health counseling, shelters, etc.; and perform other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate must have: strong diagnostic skills with a background emphasis in working with clients with the following special needs: MICA, physical illnesses and physical disabilities, mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance abuse; ability to interface with Judges, District Attorneys and Correctional Personnel; ability to negotiate with community based treatment centers; ability to write persuasively; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent organizational skills; strong computer skills; ability to work within a team model; and a MSW degree and NYS certification in social work (LMSW).

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: The Legal Aid Society is reducing its carbon footprint and therefore paper applications are not accepted.  All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, references and the Applicant Information Form (http://www.legal-aid.org/info_form.html) electronically in a single PDF document by 8/28/15 to: jobs-crm@legal-aid.org and include the Job Reference Code: CDP-2015-034 in all correspondence and in the subject line of your email.  If one or more of the required items are missing or if the application is not in a single PDF, your application will not be processed. 

    The Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women, People of Color, Gays and Lesbians, Transgender People, Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

     

    DATE POSTED: August 6, 2015

    POSITION: Rehabilitation Technician

    DETAILS: To provide group and individual counseling to the PROS program participants in order to assist them in the recovery process, overcome barriers, help them achieve greater independence and meet their desired rehab goals. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the Agency.

    Essential Functions: • Develop, implement and conduct a variety of group services and interventions with the goal of assisting PROS participants in overcoming barriers and developing skills to achieve their desired life roles. • Provide ongoing feedback to clients to help them determine their strengths, interests, preferences, aptitudes and progress within the program.  Provide support and encouragement to clients in their endeavors. Help to identify and overcome barriers to recovery. • Provide information regarding community resources and assist with referrals and resource development. • Provide case management services under direct supervision, as assigned. • Participate in program planning, orientation, outreach and marketing efforts. • Communicate with family, collaterals and other agency staff as appropriate. • Escort clients into the community for such purposes as travel training and/or the development of linkages, resources and other supportive services, as needed. • Maintain appropriate documents, records, and statistics and write reports in an organized, timely and accurate manner. • Provide coverage as necessary. • Regular attendance is required. • May be assigned other tasks and duties reasonably related to their job responsibilities.

    QUALIFICATIONS: HS Diploma/GED required. Bachelor's Degree preferred. Skills and/or Experience Required: • 2 years experience in providing rehabilitation/treatment to emotionally disabled adults preferred. • New York State driver's license preferred. • Knowledge of personal computers and standard software.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email resume and cover letter to Ms. Christina Mango at cmango@jbfcs.org

     

    DATE POSTED: August 6, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker

    DETAILS: The Social Worker is responsible for supplying necessary clinical intervention within the realm of the program.  Provide cultural competent and sensitive services.  As part of a therapeutic team within the Agency, work closely with the divisions' medical, psychiatric and psychology staff, to ensure the appropriate treatment interventions for the client.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to: • Coordinate all services for consumers, including day programs, medical care, transportation, summer camps, summer programs, recreational activities, and community inclusion (Person Centered Planning). • Liaise between Department and consumer's family members, and relevant community members.  Provide family limited counseling. • Prepare integrative treatment plan, based on all assessments and maintain timely document. • Lead weekly team meetings.  Keep minutes of team meetings and ensure follow-up as necessary from meetings. • Run Groups • Attend case conferences at day. • Participate in audit preparation. • Work with intake coordinator on intake process for new consumers. • Work with Direct Care Workers to enhance communication and cooperation between them and consumer families. • Complete paperwork in a timely manner. • Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in Social Work, (MSW), with a minimum of one year of relevant experience with similar population. LMSW or LCSW certification required.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email resume and cover letter to Ms. Christina Mango at cmango@jbfcs.org

     

    DATE POSTED: August 6, 2015

    POSITION: Social Work Supervisor

    DETAILS: The Social Work Supervisor will be responsible for direct care, oversight of administrative and clinical supervision and staff performance evaluation. Requires familiarity and compliance with all relevant regulations. All responsibilities are to be carried out in accordance with the standards of regulatory bodies and of the Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services

    RESPONSIBILITIES: • Interview and hire all program staff. • Process staff termination in accordance with JBFCS Policy & Procedure. • Conduct staff Training & Development as required. • Schedule and monitor staff attendance, staff and vacation scheduling to ensure proper coverage. • Conduct performance appraisals. • Conduct Quality Assurance / Quarterly documented chart review and audit. • Coordinate and oversee admissions process in accordance with all relevant intake criteria. • Submit monthly OMH reporting. • Submit monthly internal JBFCS reports. • Monitor program for continued Improvement. • Participate in all meetings, as assigned. • Provide direct service to clients on an as needed/required basis. • Provide individual and group supervision of all program and support staff. • Facilitate weekly team meetings and case conferences. • Monitor Consumer/Occupant Meetings. • Monitor all individualized service plans. • Review Service Plan with residents and staff. • Supervise MSW students, as assigned. • Conduct Crisis Intervention Training. • Provide Crisis Intervention Incident Reporting • Serve as back up to Director Department. • Assume all on call administrative and crisis evening and weekend duties. • Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: New York State License - LCSW • Excellent written skills. • Computer literacy.  • Work experience with similar population of client • Some supervisory experience

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email resume and cover letter to Ms. Christina Mango at cmango@jbfcs.org

     

    DATE POSTED: August 6, 2015

    POSITION: Vocational Specialist

    DETAILS: The PROS Vocational Specialist carries out the services of the supported employment program by assisting consumers in obtaining and maintaining competitive employment in integrated job settings.

    RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to: Communicate and educate consumers, families, colleagues and community partners about the principles and procedures of supported employment; Conduct initial and on-going vocational assessments, identifying consumers' interests, strengths, skills, abilities, and unique set of challenges towards the goal of matching them with jobs; Assist consumers in job development, job match, networking and job search activities directed toward positions that are consistent with their needs and interests; Help consumers obtain competitive employment in integrated job settings; Provide individualized follow along services in the community to assist consumers in sustaining employment; Develop jobs in the community; reach out to and engage potential employers; Provide education and support to employer, as agreed upon by the consumer, which may include negotiating job accommodations and follow along contact with the employer; Provide services to consumers individually and in groups; Provide outreach services as necessary to consumers when they appear to disengage from services; Participate as part of the PROS service delivery team to coordinate and integrate vocational services into recovery and rehabilitation services; Complete all necessary paperwork; Track and analyze supported employment outcomes; Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's Degree and two years related experience or a High School Diploma and three years experience as a job developer and job coach.  General knowledge and experience in job development, job marketing and job securing is strongly desired. 

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email resume and cover letter to Ms. Christina Mango at cmango@jbfcs.org

     

    DATE POSTED: August 6, 2015

    POSITION: Coordinator, Vocational

    DETAILS: The primary job of the Vocational/Job Developer Coordinator is to recruit, screen, select, assign, train, supervise, evaluate, and support vocational staff and participants.

    RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to supervise staff to help them achieve participants in employment, school enrollment and volunteer work; Perform vocational assessments; Development and participate in treatment planning/review with clinical team; Run groups; Develop group curriculum; Assess and refer clients to appropriate educational resources: Pre-GED, GED, ESL, trade schools, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation; Coordinate individual tutoring; Development of jobs and internships, educational resource; Coordinate volunteer efforts; Participate in case conferences and interventions; Monitor participant's job performance and follow-up with employees; Maintain liaisons with Literacy Volunteer Programs, New York State Board of Education and trade schools; Participate in training and administrative meetings; Develop list of prospective employees and employers; Keep records and collect data as required for evaluation, as well as complete required paperwork in a timely manner; Do outreach with prospective employees and the organizations providing employment services; Additional duties of this position include assistance with a variety of other Volunteer Division assignments as needed; Provide services to participants individually and in groups.

    QUALIFICATIONS: MA in Education, Liberal Arts, One year experience in teaching.  Incumbent must be a professional who is an intelligent, flexible, a committed "team player." highly organized, motivated, creative, and enthusiastic professional who possesses initiative, strong interpersonal, assessment, and communication skills.  Strong outreach, community building, public speaking and computer (e.g., database creation and maintenance, desktop publishing, and internet) skills required. 

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email resume and cover letter to Ms. Christina Mango at cmango@jbfcs.org

     

    DATE POSTED: August 3, 2015

    POSITION: Social Work Supervisor

    DETAILS: The Legal Aid Society is seeking a Social Work Supervisor who will be expected to take the lead in evaluating current social work practice and developing new protocols and strategies to respond to changing needs. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary practice and decision-making, prior supervisory responsibility and substantive experience in working with individuals with mental health issues, substance abuse and involvement with the criminal justice system.

    In this position, you will: provide individual social work supervision to all social work staff; create and support new approaches to meeting staff and client needs; monitor social work practice and caseloads; identify and create opportunities for staff development; provide emergency office and case coverage; initiate and coordinate special projects; provide in-service training and case consultation; conduct case reviews and performance evaluations; participate in staffing and personnel decisions; maintain small caseload when necessary according to office workload needs; develop and implement procedures and policies; participate in supervisory and management meetings; represent the Practice at external meetings and conferences; and perform other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate must have: an MSW degree, NYS License in Social Work (LMSW or LCSW); 5 years related experience; knowledge of criminal justice system, mental health and substance abuse service delivery systems; demonstrated skills in advocacy, mediation and interviewing; substantial supervisory experience (may include supervision of staff, volunteers or students); ability to work in a team setting; excellent interpersonal and advocacy skills; and experience working with adults in the criminal justice system. Prior work history with CDP preferred.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: The Legal Aid Society is reducing its carbon footprint and therefore paper applications are not accepted.  All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, references and the Applicant Information Form (http://www.legal-aid.org/info_form.html) electronically in a single PDF document by 8/20/15 to: jobs-crm@legal-aid.org and include the Job Reference Code: CDP-2015-032 in all correspondence and in the subject line of your email.  If one or more of the required items are missing or if the application is not in a single PDF, your application will not be processed. 

    The Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women, People of Color, Gays and Lesbians, Transgender People, Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

     

    DATE POSTED: August 3, 2015

    POSITION: Bilingual Psychotherapist/Clinical Social Worker

    DETAILS: Provide individual, family, couples, and group psychotherapy and supportive counseling to clients. • Provide comprehensive assessment of all clients on caseload. • Conduct treatment planning for all clients on caseload. • Provide crisis intervention for all clients on caseload. • Provide psycho-education to clients. • Conduct outreach to clients in order to ensure their attendance at appointments. • Complete all appropriate documentation for each client on caseload. • Collaborate with other service providers to bring services to clients. • Actively participate in supervision, clinical case conferences and educational seminars. • Actively participate in professional development activities. • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

    QUALIFICATIONS: LMSW or LCSW.  • Ability to work independently at a satellite clinic (or at a host site). • Excellent computer skills. • Excellent organizational ability and interpersonal skills.  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please send Cover Letter, Resume, Salary Requirements, and References to: hr@unionsettlement.org. Please indicate Bilingual Psychotherapist in subject of e-mail.

     

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    DATE POSTED: July 30, 2015

    POSITION: ASSOCIATE PROGRAM MANAGER

    DETAILS: The Workplace Mentoring Program matches employees from corporations around NYC with junior high and high school students in one-to-one mentoring relationships through structured program activities supported on-site by Program Managers. Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC seeks an Associate Program Manager for the Workplace Mentoring Program with strong case management skills who can cultivate lasting relationships between our corporate sponsors and the schools we work with.  A successful candidate will have strong communication skills, an outgoing personality, excellent presentation skills, and the ability to effectively engage all participants and manage programs. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage site based one-to-one mentoring programs at multiple corporate locations. • Conduct and assess client psychosocial interviews, write assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating schools to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services. • Conduct ongoing direct communication with School Coordinators and Principals to provide accurate agency and program info. • Work with corporations and schools to develop individualized program and plan • Facilitate all program functions and group activities based on designed curriculum. • Conduct outreach to volunteers, including site community presentations and partnerships with local businesses and colleges. • Facilitate orientations for potential volunteers, youth participants, and their parents/guardians. • Match youth with adult volunteers in one to one mentoring relationships. • On-site supervision of matches on program days; provide support and additional training to volunteers. Monitor closely for clinical and safety issues that may arise. Intervene and engage parents, provide referrals to appropriate external community resources. • Maintain professional records of all case supervision contacts. • Coordinate and participate in conferences with school personnel for individual youth as needed • Participate in interdepartmental events and teams • Other agency and program related duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Social Work preferred • 1-2 years social work experience preferred with a Master's Degree • 3-4 years social work experience preferred with a Bachelors Degree •    Interviewing, assessment, outreach, advocacy, organizational skills, strong written and verbal skills, program management and computer knowledge. Excellent public speaking skills required

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. In the subject please put "Associate Program Manager-WMC". Resumes submitted without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed. EOE. No phone calls please.

     

    DATE POSTED: July 30, 2015

    POSITION: ASSOCIATE PROGRAM MANAGER-Community Based Mentoring

    DETAILS: Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC seeks a service oriented Program Manager to join our proven evidenced-based, community-based mentoring program. The ideal candidate has case management experience, and is a dynamic communicator with a desire to learn more about how mentoring has the power to change lives! Responsibilities included interviewing and assessing program candidates, creating mentorships, advising matches through on-going support and supervision and facilitating group activities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct client and parent psychosocial interviews, write assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating agencies, schools, etc. to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services. • Match youth with adult volunteers in one-to-one mentoring relationships. • Provide on-going supervision and support.  Monitor one-to-one matches by phone and in-person meetings; maintain professional records of all case supervision contacts.  Monitor closely for clinical and safety issues that may arise. • Regularly evaluate matched clients based on agency guidelines and specific program goals to assess outcomes. • Lead educational and recreational group activities and/or special projects for participating matches and parents based on emerging needs. • Act as client advocate for youth and families including information and referral, crisis intervention, and short term counseling. • Conduct outreach presentations to external community agencies for appropriate client referrals. • Act as liaison between matches and Marketing/PR staff. • Perform other agency and program related duties as needed. • Report to supervisor on program progress and professional performance. • Supervise a caseload of clients and volunteers.

    QUALIFICATIONS: BA Required; MSW or Master's Degree Preferred • 2 years of social work experience preferred • Experience working with youth preferred, case notes, computer knowledge, organizational skills and writing ability; ability to manage programs and effectively work with clients.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. Please include "Associate Program Manager- Community Based Mentoring" in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed. EOE/AA Employer. No phone calls please.

     

    DATE POSTED: July 16, 2015

    POSITION: Clinical Supervisor

    DETAILS: The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for managing the daily clinical and managerial activities of providing Attachment Bio-Behavioral Catch Up (ABC) to families in Brownsville, Brooklyn. In this role, the Clinical Supervisor hires, supervises, and evaluates parent coaches. The Clinical Supervisor will participate in and directly observe clinical and case management delivery of services through regular and frequent interface with program staff; will ensure staff compliance with clinical and case management policies and procedures; develop and maintain quality improvement processes for clinical and case management functions and services; participate in intake/screening process, assign intakes, and when necessary conduct intakes, if applicable; work closely with the University of Delaware team to coordinate and, later, adapt and administer, ABC training for all program staff; ensure that requests for records/reports are completed in a timely manner; attend required meetings and trainings as appropriate; and participate in other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: LCSW, licensed in New York • Clinical supervisory experience strongly preferred, but will consider professionals who possess minimum 2-4 years of prior experience in leadership or management capacity; • Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to, and competence in dealing with cultural and socioeconomic diversity of client population; • Experience with culturally diverse high-risk families, providing short-term counseling and case management services; • Experience with at-risk children highly desirable; • Must be able to apply clinical judgment, ethics and accountability to formulate best practices in quality of intervention; • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; • Compatibility with Power of Two's purpose, goals, philosophy and approach; • Bilingual English/Spanish skills a plus, but not required.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Prospective candidates can submit their resume and cover letter to erasma@montinyc.com


    DATE POSTED: June 29, 2015

    POSITION: Director, Liberty Partnership Program

    DETAILS: The Hunter College Liberty Partnership Program is a comprehensive youth development and drop-out prevention program located in two Manhattan High Schools. A comprehensive universal program that provides: counseling, tutoring, college and workforce preparation services as well as a mentoring component, recreational and cultural opportunities.  Students reside in a range of communities in NYC.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversees operation and functioning of the program: including supervision of clerical staff, volunteers and undergraduate interns, (includes classroom instruction.) administrative and program supervision and support to professional staff and works in collaboration with them to ensure program effectiveness and implementation. Responsible for preparing contract reports and proposals, budget management,  contact with external stakeholders, funding agency and advisory board, develop and implement evaluation plan, development and implementation of new and ongoing programs, liaison to Hunter College departments as relates to collaboration with LPP, recruitment, training and supervision of more than 75 undergraduate students who provide mentoring and tutoring support.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in Social Work and LMSW with over 4 years contract and program management experience, knowledge of public schools and school reform initiatives.  Experience in budget creation and management, supervision, proposal writing , proven track record working with and in collaborative school based programs or similar work environment and understanding of positive youth development, excellent writing, communication and computer skills; ability to multitask and work in collaborative style with school personnel.

    SALARY: Salary commensurate with education and experience, excellent benefits.

    START DATE: September

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: RF CUNY: Personnel Vacancy Notice (PVN) ID HC-1506-000574. Go to, www.rfcuny.org, Click on: About RF, Careers, Instruction & Social Service, Program Director, Liberty Partnership Program, Apply.

     

    DATE POSTED: June 23, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker

    DETAILS: Openings for Social Workers to manage caseloads of elderly individuals who are the beneficiaries of financial aid and/or supportive services.

    Position will require home visits and team meetings. Catchment areas include the 5 boroughs of NYC, NJ & Conn.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Interested candidates must possess: • MSW • Car and valid driver's license • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: If interested please email a resume to viphcs@yahoo.com

     

    DATE POSTED: June 23, 2015

    POSITION: Associate Executive Director for Program and Volunteer Services

    DETAILS: The Associate Executive Director (AED) will report to the Executive Director and be a member of the senior management team. Working with a motivated and dedicated staff, the AED will have overall strategic and operational responsibilities for the program areas that utilize volunteers. These areas include - Volunteer Services, Friendly Visiting, and Community Services. The AED will also oversee all the programming and services for DOROT Westchester. The AED will also oversee program evaluation. The evaluation role is an important one, and the AED will lead the DOROT staff in quantifying results and showing the impact of the important services that DOROT provides to New York's elderly.

    This is a career opportunity for an entrepreneurial and mission-driven professional who wants to bring creativity and thought leadership to the field of aging services. Building on DOROT's almost four decades of success and its financial stability, the AED will seek out new initiatives to improve the lives of DOROT's clients and to address the challenges of an aging society.

    RESPONSIBLITIES:

    Leadership and Management

    •Collaborate with the senior management team and members of the Board of Directors to create new program initiatives and long-range plans aligned with DOROT's mission, overall strategic direction, vision, guiding principles and core values to meet the changing needs of older adults and the volunteer corps. • In conjunction with the AED for Programs, serve as staff liaison to the Board's Program Committee. • Provide leadership, supervision and operational assistance to Program Directors and other direct reports. Work with staff to establish program priorities, budgets and work plans. • Manage four direct reports and an overall staff of 22; manage a budget of approximately $2 Million.

    Program Evaluation

    • Establish and manage program impact and evaluation initiative, including data collection systems, longitudinal evaluation and all activities relating to program evaluation and measurement. • Serve as the senior program staff member on the database implementation, utilization and evaluation team.

    Program Development

    The AED will supervise the following program areas: • Friendly Visiting Program • Community Services Department • Volunteer Services Department • DOROT Westchester • Program Evaluation

    Fundraising and Development

    • Work closely with the Development team to formulate grant proposals as well as interim and final reports. • Oversee the implementation of program grants and ensure that grant deliverables are met.

    QUALIFICATIONS: • Ten or more years of program management and senior leadership experience in a social service agency that focuses on aging. Possess a proven record of conceptualizing and implementing innovative ideas. • Direct experience leading a staff; have a desire and ability to foster a spirit of collaboration and team building with a diverse staff and lay leadership. • Strong management and analytical skills; good instincts, sound judgment and experience recommending efficient and sound operational procedures and practices. • Have an understanding of program evaluation techniques and methodologies. Including data analytics with an ability to think critically about database functionality and reporting. • Possess a proven ability to think strategically and creatively while being flexible and creative when addressing challenges. • A comprehensive understanding of social service program implementation, volunteer management, program evaluation, and experience in the field of aging is preferred. • Have a passion, warmth and sensitivity for DOROT's mission along with a deep understanding of Jewish values and the community. • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Master's degree in relevant discipline strongly preferred.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to

    DRG - Executive Search Consultants

    275 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016 or

    Email: DOROT@drgnyc.com or

    Fax: (212) 983-1687

     

    DATE POSTED: June 23, 2015

    POSITION: LMSW

    DETAILS: KIP (Kull Initiative for Psychotherapy) is seeking 2-3 highly qualified LMSWs to join our postgraduate fellows program, starting in July or September. These are part-time, fee-for-service positions that meet hour requirements for New York State clinical licensure. Accepted applicants will provide clinical services to individuals, couples/families, and/or groups in a small, private psychotherapeutic setting, participate in weekly supervision (individual and group), and receive training on the theory and practice of psychotherapy (total hours are approximately 10-15 hours per week). While we encourage all qualified candidates to apply, we are specifically in need of applicants with interest in any of the following areas: •LGBT populations •Cognitive-behavioral treatment •Addictions

    QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a recent graduate of an accredited social work graduate program, have an LMSW in New York State by start date, and be able to commit 10-15 hours per week to fulfill required licensure hours.

    Preferred: • Demonstrate basic skills and experience in providing individual clinical services • Serious interest in pursuing a career as a psychotherapist • Strong interest and/or experience in specializing in a particular population or clinical approach (e.g., couples, CBT, psychodynamic) • Willing to stay with KIP until completion of licensure hours and maintain a relationship with the organization upon completion • Those with part-time jobs and/or have flexibility to meet with clients at different times of the day. At a minimum, associates should be available two days a week (i.e., one early morning/afternoon, and one evening) to complete clinical and educational hours.

    Fees and Compensation: There are no training fees associated with the program. Fellows will be paid a flat fee for licensure qualifying hours worked and there are no additional benefits. Opportunities for advancement within the organization are available based upon yearly performance reviews.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Candidates from underrepresented groups who meet qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply.

    PLEASE SEND RESUME (WITH TWO REFERENCES) AND COVER LETTER TO: INFO@KIPTHERAPY.COM

     

    DATE POSTED: June 10, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker

    DETAILS: Seeking dynamic candidates for our exciting and fast pace positions in discharge planning. (Masters level licensed position). This is a medical model where the goal is discharge planning for the Social Worker.

    1. The focus is crisis intervention towards appropriate and safe discharge plans.

    2. Providing directions to patients to the next level of care or services.

    3. Placement for patients that need post care to acute rehabilitation, nursing home, adult senior living homes and others.

    4. Services for patients that present with child and elder abuse, domestic violence, substance abuse, displacement, mental health and other medical issues that have a major impact on life situations.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should be creative and able to initiative with a sense of urgency. Knowledge in crisis intervention and experience in end of life/palliative care. NYS Licensure.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email resume and cover letter to: mjs9010@nyp.org

    New York Hospital Queens

    Case Management/Social Work Department

    56-45 Main Street

    Flushing, NY 11355

     

    DATE POSTED: June 3, 2015

    POSITION: Licensed Social Worker

    DETAILS: Position open for a licensed social worker in adult medical day care center in Parsippany, NJ. Starting at 15-20 hours/week, with possibility of increased hours as client base expands. Contact alwayshomeadc@gmail.com with resume.



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