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Congratulations to Marjorie Muravina who was hired as a MST-SA Therapist at Montefiore Medical Center/University Behavioral Associates after finding the position on our Job Board. "The site was a key resource for me in what is a particularly competitive job market, especially for those looking for a salaried position in the mental health field that offers clinical hours and supervision. I hope you'll continue to maintain the job board, and I'll absolutely encourage my fellow WSSW alumni to utilize it!" Marjorie Muravina
Congratulations to Eric Fefferman who was offered a job as a Life Coach with Kulanu. Eric found the position on the Wurzweiler job board. Good luck, Eric!
Congratulations to Faith Herring, MSW. who was offered a position as a Behavioral Scientist Instructor at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Faith applied after seeing the job posted on this Job Board. Good luck in your position, Faith!
DATE POSTED: September 29, 2014
POSITION: Full-Time Social Worker (MSW) - NYC
DETAILS: Queens Legal Services Corporation is seeking to hire a social worker to work primarily with our Domestic Violence Law and Advocacy Project. The Social Worker will be part of an interdisciplinary team of attorneys, paralegals, and social workers. The social worker will provide counseling and crisis intervention to victims of intimate partner violence (IVP), assess their individual needs, and develop service and safety plans to address those needs. The social worker will provide advocacy regarding housing, public benefits and other related needs. The social worker will also lead support groups for battered women and work directly with attorneys to help prepare court cases. The social worker will be responsible for providing information about Crime Victims' Assistance and assisting clients in obtaining benefits. The social worker will participate in borough-wide outreach and off-site intake initiatives, and conduct community education workshops and trainings related to Crime Victims' Services. The social worker will also assist QLS clients across the program, where possible, on crime victim advocacy and related supportive services.
QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Social Work degree, NYS licensed preferred. A demonstrated passion for social justice and commitment to working with low-income communities and communities of color to advance equality. Experience working with diverse communities. Experience and/or training in the field of IVP required. Experience with and commitment to group facilitation and public speaking. Client advocacy experience, especially in the area of public benefits. Fluency in Spanish or Asian language is strongly preferred.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Interested candidates should EMAIL a cover letter, resume and writing sample with the subject line: Social Worker Application to Jana Morace, Director of Social Work at email@example.com.
POSITION: Licensed Social Worker - NYC
Details: Currently seeking LICENSED Social Workers to join our TEAM of professionals!
QUALIFICATIONS: Home care experience preferred, Community Social Work background and knowledge of Medicaid Recerts a huge plus! Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin or Russian a huge plus! Must be willing to travel! Must have a Licensed Master of Social Work!
Work as an independent contractor and make your own schedule! Pay is Fee for service: work as little or as much as you want for extra income!! Must be self-sufficient, confident, personable, experienced, and timely.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Forward resumes to Shannon.firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate consideration.
DATE POSTED: September 22, 2014
POSITION: Social Worker - SILS - Staten Island, NYC
DETAILS: Staten Island Legal Services seeks a social worker primarily for its Family Law/Domestic Violence Unit. We provide comprehensive services to low-income domestic violence survivors through an interdisciplinary team of lawyers and a social worker. The social worker works closely with the attorneys, assisting the attorneys in assessing clients' needs and preparing clients for trial. The social worker provides multiple services for clients including crisis counseling, mental health services, safety planning, assistance getting government benefits, including housing and crime victims compensation, and referrals for a wide range of necessary services.
Although the social worker will primarily be responsible for working with domestic violence victims, s/he may also help other clients when needed -those who have immigration cases, face losing their homes, or were affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Our staff is recognized for their expertise, comprehensive services and interdisciplinary model. We also provide numerous trainings and outreach for a wide audience, including community-based organizations, shelter staff and residents, hospital staff, and domestic violence advocates.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must have an LMSW and SIFI (or willingness to apply). At least 3 years post MSW experience. Experience and understanding of interventions for low-income clients and domestic violence victims. Experience working in interdisciplinary setting. Experience providing a full range of mental health services, including assessment and treatment. Experience providing crisis counseling. Excellent public speaker and experience training community groups. Excellent organizational skills. Spanish fluency strongly preferred
Interested individuals should email a resume, cover letter and writing sample to email@example.com. Please write "SILS Social Worker" in subject line. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No telephone calls please.
DATE POSTED: September 17, 2014
POSITION: Executive Director - JFSA - Las Vegas, NV
DETAILS: Seeking an Executive Director who can provide strategic leadership focused on the long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies of JFSA. The Executive Director is responsible for day-to-day operational management, consistent with the organization's mission and strategic plan. Provide leadership to all operational areas through oversight of; Resource development and community engagement, Strategic planning to ensure the development of innovative and effective programs and services that meet the needs of our community; Human Resource and Financial Management.
QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will be a proven leader with relevant experience in people management, operational oversight, strategic planning, and effective fundraising. They will have a track record of successfully setting and meeting aggressive goals. The candidate will be able to serve as the face of the JFSA brand in the community, demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively with all constituencies in the network. The candidate will be skilled at establishing and maintaining positive relationships, and will be able to navigate political waters and initiate appropriate responses. The candidate will be a recognized leader with the ability to chart a positive path forward in the midst of an uncertain environment, with the vision and energy to take JFSA to the next level.
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required. A Master's degree is preferred.
• The candidate will have a knowledge and respect for the Jewish Culture, values, and organizations.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and be able to lead and work with a diverse group of people.
• Minimum of five plus years of work experience in nonprofit agency operations, specifically in the fundraising field or equivalent experience.
• Flexible schedule to work after hours and weekends, as necessary.
For consideration, submit your cover letter, resume, salary history, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
DATE POSTED: September 16, 2014
POSITION: Social Worker - New York Hospital - Queens, NYC
DETAILS: Seeking dynamic candidates for our exciting and fast pace positions in discharge planning. (Masters level licensed position).
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
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.
Email resume and cover letter to : email@example.com
New York Hospital Queens
Case Management/Social Work Department
56-45 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
DATE POSTED: September 12, 2014
POSITION: Social Worker - Lower Eastside Service Center - NYC
DETAILS: Responsible for overall case management services, including assessing and treatment planning; linkages and referrals to services; crisis intervention, training of tenants, among other tasks. Ensure that services are intensive and goal-oriented.
Qualifications: Position requires a minimum of a Master's Degree in Social Work plus 2-3 years' work experience in Supportive Housing.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your request in writing, along with an updated resume by fax (212)566-7773 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
DATE POSTED: September 11, 2014
POSITION: Social Worker at Rosalie Hall Maternity Services
DETAILS: The general social work staff of the Rosalie Hall Maternity Services Department is charged with the responsibility of addressing the needs of parent(s) and/or their families, including significant others, who are faced with an unintended pregnancy; to assist them in facing the pregnancy, bringing the pregnancy to term, and helping the parent develop a parenting plan for their unborn child. All staff are required to provide parenting education through the three main programs including Pre-natal classes, Parenting Journey and Me, My Baby, Our World. Client assessments, data entry and referral development are important aspects of the program. The social worker is also involved with adoptive parents in the adoption and home study process and the supervision of children placed for adoption until finalization.
REQUIREMENTS: Master's Degree in Social Work. Bi-lingual English/Spanish. Notary (can be secured following employment). LMSW must be secured within 6 months of employment/transfer. Previous experience with foster care, maternal health or preventive services. Previous experience with conducting home visits. Excellent public speaking to incorporate parenting education concepts to pregnant clients, parents of newborn children and parents of children up to age. Willingness to complete parenting education training such as Parenting Journey and Me, My Baby, Our World. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be non-judgmental, non-directive and empathic in approach. Must be able to adhere to the Catholic teachings and principles related to family planning. Must be able to travel within NYC, Upstate counties, and Long Island communities using public transportation. Must have a valid driver's license in the state in which the individual resides. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, involving periodic evening and weekend activities. Must be driven to achieving targeted results within prescribed deadlines. Must demonstrate strong ethical and professional standards in working with women, families and children.
RESPONSE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must furnish a written response to the following questions:
Why is the applicant interested in this position?
How has the applicant's prior experience prepared her/him to effectively perform the requirements of this position?
What special skills and qualities does the applicant bring to this position, and how will they be manifested in the position?
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANT:
The applicant must submit a copy of her/his resume, along with a written response to each of the above questions, to be submitted to Director of Human Resources, Catholic Guardian Services, 1011 First Avenue, 10th floor, New York, New York 10022. A copy of the application is to be furnished by the applicant to her/his direct supervisor.
DATE POSTED: August 12, 2014
POSITION: Patient Navigator - BoardRounds - NYC - Full Time
DETAILS: BoardRounds is looking for a talented individual to coordinate and manage follow-up care for patients leaving the emergency room. Join us in helping to send patients home safely. You'll be working in our SoHo office or on-site at various emergency rooms around the city, handling requests for follow-up care for dozens of patients per day. You'll use our purpose-built technology that enables any emergency room provider to request appointments, transportation, home care, and more.
You should be: Resourceful: you're ready to navigate the maze of healthcare resources available in the greater NYC area on behalf of our patients. Compassionate: you love working with patients of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds. Flexible: you're eager to tackle any challenge that may come along in our fast-growing company. Passionate: you're excited about improving patients' lives through better service and technology. A Bachelor or Master's degree in Social Work; LMSW licensure is a plus. Experience working with patients.
Please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to email@example.com for consideration.
POSITION: Prevention Specialist - New York Foundling - NYC - Full Time
DETAILS: After CAPP's 6 week training, the Prevention Specialist, with teammate, presents the Child Safety Workshop in schools throughout the 5 boroughs of NYC. Using life-size puppets in a one hour presentation, elementary school children are taught to recognize, resist and report physical and sexual abuse. Prevention Specialists will speak to children with questions or concerns regarding abuse. Minimal facts interviews are conducted, Prevention Specialists will liaise with school guidance counselor to determine follow up recommendations with necessary referrals for counseling and reports to the NYS Central Registry when required.
Requirements: BA/BS in Social Work or related field required. Ability to stand holding a 10 lb life-size puppet for hour-long Child Safety Workshop presentation. Must have valid NY or NJ driver's license; having access to a car is strongly preferred. Experience working with children. Ability to work as a partner and on their own. Excellent oral and written skills. Excellent organizational; proficient in Microsoft Office suite (WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT). Flexible, punctual, and comfortable speaking publicly. Ability to multi task.
Send resume and cover letter to:
We invite you to join our dedicated & diverse workforce by applying directly online through our website - https://www.nyfoundling.org/get-involved/work-with-us - or sending your resume with cover letter to Jobs@NYFoundling.org or fax to 212-727-6805. Please reference "Prevention Specialist" in the subject line.
POSITION: Social Worker - Bronx, NY - Part Time
DETAILS: Part time social work (21 Hours a week) position available in the Bronx N.Y. MSW preferred, Bachelors level considered. Nursing Home experience required. Position available immediately.
Please email resume to Ilene Paikin at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 718-884-3792.
DATE POSTED: July 17, 2014
POSITION: Substance Abuse Counselor - NYC - Full Time
DETAILS: New York Center for Addiction Treatment Services in SoHo is seeking highly motivated and dedicated LMSW, CASAC, or CASAC-T to join its multidisciplinary clinical team. Candidates must possess an understanding of the 12 core functions. Must be able to ensure compliance of OASAS 822 Regulations and meet deadlines for all documentation. Must be able to work with forensic population, including Sex Offenders.
Candidates will be responsible for a caseload of 25 clients. Conduct daily individual and group counseling, admission assessments, crisis intervention and develop individualized treatment plans and overall case management.
Candidates must have experience working in an Outpatient Drug Treatment Program or similar Substance Abuse program.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
DATE POSTED: July 3, 2014
POSITION: Assistant Dean - List College - NYC - Full Time
DETAILS: Reporting to the Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, the Assistant Dean will serve as the primary academic adviser for List College students; develop, manage and oversee academic programming, including Major's Night, co-facilitate the extended-orientation class "List 101"; assist with Admissions, including application review; and manage the recommendation-writing process. The successful candidate will be a good listener, strong writer, and an excellent communicator who is committed to the List College mission of preparing students for responsible Jewish citizenship and leadership.
Requirements: Master's degree in social work, Jewish Studies, higher education administration, or related field. At least 2 years of related/applicable work experience. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects. Commitment to confidentiality and discretion. Ability and desire to work as part of a team. Salary commensurate with experience.
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
POSITION: Life Coach - Children's Aid Society - NYC - Full Time
DETAILS: As an employee of the Children's Aid Society working at the Children's Aid College Prep Charter School, the Life Coach is primarily responsible for working with his/her school colleagues to ensure that the supports necessary to meet the demands of academic excellence are in place while working aggressively to eliminate or significantly reduce any barriers that may impede a child's healthy academic, socio-emotional, or physical development.
Key Responsibilities: Help elementary students set and achieve academic and non-academic goals. Ensure that each student has a set of achievable yearly goals and an action plan that have been developed with the input of the student, teachers, and parents/caregivers. Use the tools and resources provided to track student progress around these goals that are aligned to larger outcomes in the areas of Attendance, Self-Efficacy, Life Skills, Avoiding Risky Behavior, and Health. Foster positive and healthy relationships with each student. Provide intensive one-to-one life coaching to 15-20 students identified based on a set of specific needs. Maintain regular communication with students' parents/caregivers in order to support the school's Parent Involvement goals. Provide cognitive/ behavioral therapy in accordance with mandated IEP goals and objectives and short-term therapy for identified at risk students. Program Delivery responsibilities include: Delivery of the Social Emotional Learning curriculum. Delivery of the sexuality education and the career components of the CAS Carrera Pregnancy Prevention Program. Plan accordingly for the implementation of curriculum on a weekly basis. Produce weekly reports documenting interventions and progress of students. Work with his/her colleagues, supervisor and director to identify and coordinate academic and socio-emotional resources for students and their families. Participate in on-going training and professional development provided by CACPCS, the Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program and Community Schools. Use the resources provided by the Children's Aid Society to meet the needs of students on a daily basis
Qualifications: 3-5 years of experience working with young people (in-school and/or out-of-school settings) Bachelor's Degree and/or Master's degree- preferably in social work or a related field such as Mental Health Counseling. Social Work certification and/or license preferred. Bilingual Spanish Speaker Preferred. Experience with group facilitation and classroom management.
Please complete online application and submit resume and cover letter at: http://www.childrensaidsociety.org/employment
Trauma Counselor- Part time
POSITION: Ohel is seeking Yiddish speaking Trauma Counselors from the Chassidic community to join their Trauma Team to be available to help the community after a traumatic event, such as - Heaven forfend -- a tragic accident, loss of a child, etc. The Trauma Team has staff representing various cultures and languages within the Jewish community and beyond to be able to go out and do short term interventions, with families, schools, parents and children, etc. For example, this past weekend there was a terrible accident involving a young girl hit and killed by a car and OHEL sent people out to meet with the parents, classmates, etc.Trauma Team members will be paid a stipend to attend trainings (in the evening) and an additional stipend per interventions made.
718-449-5000 ext. 2220
DATE POSTED: June 26, 2014
POSITION: Mobility Manager -Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island (JCCGCI) - Brooklyn, NY - Full Time
DETAILS: The position of Mobility Manager includes (but is not limited to) the following goals, objectives and tasks: Overall leadership, supervision and responsibility for Mobility Management strategies of JCCGCI's Senior Citizen Transportation program, which serves frail elderly throughout the Borough of Brooklyn. Community outreach to identify unmet needs for senior citizen transportation and identification and implementation of resources to address those needs. Coordination of Senior Citizen Transportation program service modules to meet the transportation needs of those the low-income mobility impaired clients including identifying service options/demand management strategies to respond to individual needs. Coordination of policies and customer satisfaction. Interact with all vendors and sub-contractors used by JCCGCI Senior Citizen Transportation program. Responds to market challenges for a newer and the broader role information services. Provide one-stop customer information on available services. Preparation and timely submission of statistical reports and implement technological innovation (i.e. data bases, spread sheets) to improve performance, as needed. Share information, conduct outreach, trip planning, and mapping routes as needed. Responsible for fleet maintenance schedule and necessary DMV filings. Conduct workshops for seniors on the topics of safety and accessible transportation options. Monitor drivers' performance and arrange for defensive driving classes and driver sensitivity training.
Qualifications: MSW, MPA or similar post-graduate degree and appropriate prior experience or BA/BS degree plus prior successful experience in a similar level position; excellent written, communicative, IT and interpersonal skills; prior social-service and marketing/public relations experience preferred; good references.
Work Schedule: Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm and Friday 9:00AM-2:00PM (or 3:00PM depending on the season), or as determined by the Director of the Senior Citizen Transportation Program.
Work Environment: Work will be performed mainly at JCCGCI offices (but will require outreach work in the communities of Brooklyn).
Language Skills: Ability to read and speak English.
Eligible candidates for this position should please e-mail their resume along with a cover letter (including their salary requirements) to:
Avigail Adler, Director, Senior Citizen Transportation Program, JCCGCI: email@example.com
POSITION: Group Leader - Big Brothers, Big Sisters - Manhattan and Brooklyn - Part Time
DETAILS: Report directly to Program Director. Work closely with Program Director and Education Initiative Director to understand program vision, develop and implement strategies of reaching program goals. Plan, organize, develop, and implement Out of School Time Program(s) activities in areas such as, but not limited to, youth enrichment, leadership development, and physical activity for middle school youth. Work closely with middle school participants to encourage movement, creativity, and the development of specific skills. Effectively manage assigned youth group. Maintain and enforce BBBS and school policy. Build positive relationships with participants with the goal of fostering positive academic, social, and emotional development. Maintain ongoing open communication with parents.
Requirements/Skills: High School Diploma at minimum required. 1+ Years' experience working with youth in areas including, but not limited to, the arts, nutrition, organized sports, etc. Excellent written, verbal, and computer skills. Ability to work independently and effectively with parents, youth, school, and organizational personnel. Physical Ability and dexterity to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job. Grant funded position that runs from September - end of June, the DOE academic school year calendar; can be restarted at end of summer pending work performance during previous year.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org . In the subject please put "Group Leader". Resumes without cover letters will NOT be reviewed. No phone calls please.
POSITION: Activity Specialist -Big Brothers, Big Sisters - Manhattan and Brooklyn- Part Time
DETAILS: Report directly to Program Director. Work closely with Program Director and Education Initiative Director to understand program vision, develop and implement strategies to reach program goals. Plan, organize, develop, and implement Out of School Time Program(s) activities in areas such as, but not limited to, youth enrichment, leadership development, and physical activity for middle school youth. Work closely with middle school participants to encourage movement, creativity, and the development of specific skills. Develop lesson plans as it pertains to specific activities including, but not limited to, poetry, theatre production, music, and visual arts. Provide opportunities for participants to showcase their progress, accomplishments, projects, etc. Maintain participant attendance via sign-in sheets. Maintain ongoing open communication with parents.
Requirements/Skills: Associates' Degree required. 2+ Years' experience working with youth in areas including, but not limited to, the arts, nutrition, organized sports, etc. Excellent written, verbal, and computer skills. Ability to work independently and effectively with parents. Strong time-management skills and ability to work efficiently and effectively in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment. Grant funded position; school year position that ends in late June and can be restarted at end of summer pending work performance during previous year.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to email@example.com . In the subject please put "Activities Specialist". Resumes without cover letters will NOT be reviewed. No phone calls please.
POSITION: Director- Riverstone Senior Life Services 99 Fort Washington Ave. NYC, NY - Part time
DETAILS: Riverstone Senior Life Services is a multi-service social service agency that administers as one of its many programs, a small program for developmentally disabled older adults.
We are looking for a bilingual (English/Spanish) part-time Program Director/Activity Leader (5 days a week 10am-3pm Monday-Friday) to develop and maintain an activity plan for a small group of developmentally disabled seniors and for the larger Senior Center visited by approximately 100 seniors daily for lunch and activities. Activities could include arts and crafts, walking club, music, brain enhancing activities, jewelry making, painting, knitting etc. etc.
Successful candidate will have a BA in a related field and be comfortable working with this population (preferable with some experience) and interested in leading interactive activities.
Please send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
POSITION: Director - WAYSIDE OUT-REACH DEVELOPMENT - Brooklyn, NY - Full Time
DETAILS: All candidates must able to Read, Write and Speak English. Bilingual/Spanish. Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director, assists in the overall administration of the program. Supervises congregate meals program. Coordinates/Manages case assistance, entitlement counseling, establishes educational and recreational activities; supervises staff and volunteers. Maintains fiscal and statistical reports. Establishes community and agency linkages.
QUALIFICATIONS: MSW Social Work with 2 years' experience in senior citizen services preferred, or Masters in Human Services/Business Administration which includes supervisory experience or Bachelors of Science in Social Work with several years of work experience.
Please Send Resume To: WORD, Inc.
c/o Sharita C. Thomas, Rosetta Gaston Senior Center
460 Dumont Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11212
E-Mail To: email@example.com: (718) 345-5644 Ext. 10
POSITION: Youth & Family Field Counselor- Esperanza - NYC - Full Time
DETAILS: We are seeking dedicated therapists who will provide all aspects of client services. These services include, but are not limited to assessments, intensive family and individual counseling, crisis intervention, and case management. Counselors work with Esperanza staff members and various outside agencies to ensure that clients are receiving the services they need including education, community-based services, public assistance, etc. Services are provided in our client's homes and communities so an open-mind, flexible schedule (including extensive travel) and emergency on-call coverage are required.
Esperanza counselors pride themselves on learning and employing new therapeutic techniques to help best serve our clients. Esperanza provides quality supervision by credentialed and experienced supervisors. We devote significant resources to training and ongoing professional staff development, and we promote a collegial environment with an experienced clinical staff. We offer an excellent health, dental, vision, and 401k benefits package along with the opportunity to be reimbursed for some travel expenses.
Qualifications: Master's degree in social work, mental health counseling, marriage & family therapy, or related field required. Candidate must be eligible for NYS licensure (LMSW,LCSW,LMHC,LMFT,LCAT). Experience working with court-involved youth and/or in community-based organizations desirable. Experience in family counseling desirable. Ability to work with a culturally diverse population. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Bilingual in Spanish a plus
Salary: $43,500, depending on education and experience, plus excellent benefits
To apply for this position send a cover letter and resume to:
Jenny Kronenfeld-Executive Director
Esperanza NY, Inc
636 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10012
Fax: (212) 964-5566
POSITION: Program Assistant - Samuel Field Y - Little Neck, NY - Full Time
DETAILS: Assess, intervene and refer residents who are in need of intensive intervention due to physical, cognitive ore psychiatric issues. Develop a comprehensive case plan with each client. Refer to and coordinate with service providers to ensure the provision of comprehensive and unduplicated services. Screen and assess eligibility for benefits and entitlements, assist with necessary paperwork, provide or arrange necessary representation at administrative offices. Monitor client services on an ongoing basis. Engage and work with residents' families to involve them in the care plan when appropriate. Provide Case Assistance to selected residents when Case Management is not required. Prepare related program reporting. Maintain a comprehensive directory of community resources and ensure that the residents are aware of appropriate resources. Develop and supervise volunteer core.
Qualifications: Masters degree in social work or related field. Experience with geriatrics helpful. Knowledge of healthcare system. Knowledge of benefits and entitlements system. Experience with client advocacy.
Karen Schwab, Director Older Adult Services (718) 225-6750 x256
POSITION: Education Specialist - Big Brothers, Big Sisters - Brooklyn, NY - Part Time
DETAILS: Provide afterschool programming at a Brooklyn Middle School. 4-year grant funded position; pending grant renewal. Report directly to Program Director. Work closely with Program Director and Education Initiative Director to understand program vision, develop and implement strategies to reach program goals. Plan, organize, develop, and implement all work in support of designing, building, and implementing Out of School Time Program. Design and implement workshops/activities in areas such as, but not limited to, youth enrichment, leadership development, and physical activity for middle school youth. Serve as an education consultant to help parents and youth navigate the DOE. Assist parents in accessing needed academic related services and implement an effect referral and follow-up process. Individual student planning as needed; based on assessment, develop and maintain a written plan for youth to effectively reach goals for academic success. Monitor youth for academic improvement. Write case notes about youth and their progress. Collaborate with other education related organizations to gain access to services for youth.
Bachelor's Degree required in Social Work, Education, or similar field; Master's Degree preferred. 2+ Years' experience working with middle school youth. Thorough knowledge of the Department of Education and leadership skills. Excellent written, verbal, and computer skills. Ability to work independently and effectively with parents. Strong time-management skills and ability to work efficiently and effectively in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment
Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org . In the subject please put "Education Specialist-Brooklyn". Resumes without cover letters will NOT be reviewed. No phone calls please.
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