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Social Worker-Lee


Job posted by: Center for Urban Community Services

Posted on: June 6, 2014

Job description

The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a Social Worker position at the Lee. The Lee is a 207-unit supportive housing residence for single adults located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, NY. The building provides permanent, affordable housing and case management services to low income tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse, and /or HIV/AIDS.

Responsibilities: The Social Worker will provide a full range of clinical services to tenants, assist in program planning, development and implementation of group services with particular emphasis on mental health, chemical dependency and services to people living with HIV/AIDS. Additional responsibilities include involvement in evidence based practices such as Supported Employment and Motivational Interviewing. CUCS provides regular LCSW supervision to all Social Workers practicing within the LCSW scope of practice.


  • Master's Degree in Social Work required
  • CUCS requires that all full-time social workers who provide services within the LMSW or LCSW scope of practice to have a license within 6 months from date of hire
  • Excellent outreach, assessment, verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred, but not required

How to apply

Please follow this link to apply online:

  • Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document
  • Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for


198 East 121st Street, New York, NY, 10035, US


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