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Social Worker, Career GPS Center

Posted by
St. Nicks Alliance
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Brooklyn, NY
New
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Published 24 days ago

Established in 1994, St Nicks Alliance’s Youth and Education department strives to transform the lives of more than 6,000 North Brooklyn youth, ages 2-24, each year. Through a wide-range of programs, youth are empowered to successfully advance through the stages of education and into young adulthood with the core competencies to thrive, both emotionally and financially. In partnership with schools, families and community, St. Nick's Alliance’s holistic approach to transformation combines youth development, academic enrichment, health and wellness, arts learning and post-secondary readiness.

Responsibilities:

Social Work

▪         Works directly with youth, to support them to set and achieve goals around social/emotional, mental health and self-efficacy and to manage and negotiate personal obstacles to success.

▪         Responsible for coordinating and maintaining open, timely and ongoing communication with external youth collaterals (probation, school, etc.).

▪         Supports youth to develop measurable action plans with clear steps for post-secondary success and implementing appropriate plans

▪         Supports youth to identify and address specific barriers or challenges in their lives and connects youth to other critical support resources (mental health, substance abuse, housing, health insurance, etc).

▪         Manages and facilitates group workshops and seminars with the youth focused on social emotional learning and/or life skills.

▪         Serves as one of the point people to manage crisis situations as they arise (supporting youth who lose housing, relapse, need connections to health services, etc).

▪         Coordinates and implements outreach to students for programming in collaboration with the Director of Programming.

▪         Collaboration with school social workers and guidance counselors/support staff.

▪         Assisting in the formulation of administrative procedures and documentation

▪         Providing individual or group counseling for children who are experiencing problems in school, home or community adjustment

▪         Providing collaborating and consultation with teachers regarding student problems and coordinating plans and actions to meet them

▪         Act as a mandated on all incidents of child abuse and/or neglect

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree required in Social Work or related social science field. Must have a strong understanding of the developmental needs of young adults/at-risk youth, with sensitivity to ethnic and cultural diversity, and knowledge of and commitment to working from a strength-based, youth-development perspective. Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. *Bi-lingual preferred*

 To Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit both a resume and cover letter youthresumeshs(at)stnicksalliance.org with “Career GPS-Social Worker'' in the subject line. Please no phone calls.

Established in 1994, St Nicks Alliance’s Youth and Education department strives to transform the lives of more than 6,000 North Brooklyn youth, ages 2-24, each year. Through a wide-range of programs, youth are empowered to successfully…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    July 26, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish- Fluent preferred

Spanish- Fluent preferred

Location

On-site
Campus High School, 850 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit both a resume and cover letter youthresumeshs(at)stnicksalliance.org with “Career GPS-Social Worker'' in the subject line. Please no phone calls.

Qualified candidates should submit both a resume and cover letter youthresumeshs(at)stnicksalliance.org with “Career GPS-Social Worker'' in the subject line. Please no phone calls.

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