Job Type

Part Time

Published:

05/16/2018

Address

333 Nahanton Street
Newton
MA
02459
United States

Description

We are currently hiring a part-time Social Worker to join our Programs team in screening, matching and supervising matches between volunteers (Big Brothers and Sisters) and children (Little Brothers and Sisters).

Core responsibilities:

• Interviews parent(s)/guardian(s) and child(ren) to complete assessments and determine the need for and appropriateness of requests for service

• Interviews and prepares assessments of prospective volunteers and determines appropriateness to serve as a Big Brother or Sister

• Prepares parent(s)/guardian(s), children and volunteers for matching and assumes responsibility for the supervision of each matched “Big” and “Little”

• Makes real-time updates to information systems and carefully maintains match records

•  Position reports to/under discretion of Assistant Director of the Children’s Program and Chief Program Officer

Qualifications:

• MSW (LCSW preferred)

• Minimum of two years’ experience in outpatient clinical social services/case management with children and/or adolescents (familiarity with youth mentoring models preferred)

• Experience in mission-driven non-profits (preferred)

• Previous experience organizing and facilitating clinical groups (preferred)

• Strong communication skills including by e-mail, phone and in-person

• Commitment to diversity and cultural sensitivity

• Availability to maintain consistent evening and occasional weekend hours in order to accommodate match meetings and supervise group activities which occur during these times

• Licensed driver with reliable vehicle required

Compensation and benefits:

This is a part time 24 hours per week position paying $28 per hour.

To apply:

Send cover letter and résumé, via e-mail, to Lisa Cohen, at lisa@jbbbs.org. No phone calls please.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

lisa@jbbbs.org

https://www.jbbbs.org/social-worker-childrens-program

Send cover letter and résumé, via e-mail, to Lisa Cohen, at lisa@jbbbs.org. No phone calls please.


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