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Social Worker, Entertainment Assistance Program

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The Actors Fund
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New York, NY

The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, seeks a dynamic Social Worker to facilitate clinical support groups and provide individual short-term counseling to community members. This is a one year full-time position, but we are open to exploring a part-time work schedule (21-27 hours/week). This is currently a remote position with the expectation of an eventual return to The Fund’s Times Square office.

RESPONSIBILITIES  

The impact of Covid-19 on the work force has had a significant impact on the performing arts and entertainment community. Loss of work, purpose and income has left many isolated and with limited support. Through a 1 year grant this position will focus on developing and facilitating clinical support groups and short-term counseling to our Member Assistance Program contracts. Integrating evidence based practices you will create curriculum that meets the unique needs of each contract. In addition, you will be responsible for mental health resource development. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

  • MSW from an accredited School of Social Work. 
  • State Licensure required, LCSW preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience facilitating support groups and individual clinical counseling.
  • Training in and/or experience in clinical work that integrates stress reduction modalities and evidence-based practices.
  • Strong assessment and crisis intervention skills with the ability to engage a wide range of presentations is needed.
  • Flexibility and ability to establish and maintain positive, collaborative working relationships with others both internally and externally to the organization.
  • Available to conduct groups, during the evenings as needed.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with the entertainment community is helpful.

ABOUT THE ACTORS FUND

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services. 



The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, seeks a dynamic Social Worker to facilitate clinical support groups and provide individual short-term…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

This position is based in The Actors Fund’s National Headquarters Office in Times Square, New York City. The Actors Fund offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including: choice of health plans, dental plan, voluntary vision, flexible medical and dependent care plans, employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance, supplemental life insurance, 401(k) plan with generous employer match, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off.

This position is based in The Actors Fund’s National Headquarters Office in Times Square, New York City. The Actors Fund offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States

How to Apply

A complete application will include a resume, cover letter and salary expectations.  

A complete application will include a resume, cover letter and salary expectations.  

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