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Licensed Social Worker

The Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation


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December 31, 2020
Excellent benefits and competitive salary based on experience.

Title:                    Licensed Social Worker

Location:            50 East 168th Street, Bronx, NY, 10452

Reports to:       Vice President of Family Support Services

About Us:

The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco), a Bronx-based nonprofit housing and community development organization, seeks a Licensed Social Worker to join its Family Support Department. WHEDco has worked for over 25 years to build a more beautiful, equitable, and economically vibrant Bronx. We reach 40,000 people annually through energy-efficient, healthy and affordable homes, early childhood education and youth development, family support, home-based childcare microenterprise, and food business incubation. See www.whedco.org for more information.

Job Summary: 

WHEDco seeks a Licensed Social Worker to join its Family Support Department.  In this capacity, the Social Worker will work at a Department of Education (DOE) middle school (a WHEDco and DOE partnership program) to organize, oversee and provide a range of services to students and their families and support teachers and other school faculty as appropriate to address student needs and ensure their academic success.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide mental health services to students and their families in the following areas: social emotional difficulties, conflict resolution, peer mediation, family conflicts, learning difficulties, substance abuse counseling, domestic violence, crisis intervention, and group work; make appropriate referrals to outside agencies.
  • Provide services in three modalities -- individual, family and group.
  • Communicate fluently with students and families in English and Spanish.
  • In collaboration with school administrators, parents /community workers and the Family Support and Youth Development staff, plan and implement peer support groups and workshops for parents and families, and conduct home visits as deemed necessary.
  • Document and track client services and progress using WHEDco’s in-house Client Tracking System and prepare reports for supervisors and WHEDco as needed; work with WHEDco’s Research, Policy and Evaluation Department to periodically review data and the evaluation process.
  • Attend in-person and phone meetings including department team meetings, clinical case conferences, and regularly scheduled supervisory meetings.
  • Participate in in-house and external staff development and training activities.
  • Perform other related duties as may be requested by supervisors.

Qualifications:

  • LMSW or LCSW
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in clinical, case management, advocacy and youth services within a multi-disciplinary setting
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required
  • Comfortable working independently yet able to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders and partners

Excellent benefits and competitive salary based on experience. 

Title:                    Licensed Social Worker

Location:            50 East 168th Street, Bronx, NY, 10452

Reports to:       Vice President of Family Support Services

About Us:

The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco), a Bronx-based nonprofit housing…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in English and Spanish required.

Bilingual in English and Spanish required.

Location

50 East 168th Street, Bronx, NY 10452

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To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume.

WHEDco affords all qualified applicants equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, or any other category protected by law. WHEDco follows the requirements of the New York Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.

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