Social Worker

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/20/2018

Address

100 Metroplex Drive
Suite 402
Edison
NJ
08817
United States

Description

Legal Services of New Jersey, an Edison-based non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans, is expanding its Immigration Representation Project. We have an immediate opening for an experienced, licensed social worker to provide social support for detained immigrant clients and other noncitizens facing deportation. Responsibilities include case assessment, development of service plans, and written evaluations for submission in immigration court. Some travel may be required to immigration detention facilities in Newark and Elizabeth. A MSW, and NJ LSW or LCSW license are required, as is previous case management experience supporting the representation of low-income people. 

Benefits

LSNJ offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work. We encourage a supportive, team work environment, with work-life balance. Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement plans and in-house trainings.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual-Spanish highly desirable. 

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

jobs@lsnj.org
http://www/lsnj.org

To be considered please send a cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and related background and the salary you seek, along with a resume detailing your previous related experience. Please also include two recent legal writing samples.


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