Westchester County Social Worker

Job Type

Full Time

Remote

Ok

Published

05/25/2018

Address

171 West 85th Street
New York
NY
10024
United States

Description

Description Summary: DOROT Westchester is poised for growth and is looking for a social worker to help us reach more adults 60 and older to engage and support them in a variety of meaningful ways. Identifying and recruiting volunteers to make a difference in the lives of seniors in Westchester is a key component of this newly created position. Reducing isolation for older adults is a significant goal of our programs and services.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • ·       Serve as liaison for outreach and engagement to potential community partners to recruit volunteers and older persons 60 and older who would benefit from our programs and services
  • ·       Represent DOROT at community outreach meetings and conferences and network with local agencies and organizations at least 6 times per month
  • ·       Provide information, referral and advocacy to DOROT’s clients and the general community
  • ·       Recruit, screen, interview and orient volunteers 13 and older for DOROT programs and services
  • ·       Perform in-home assessments and annual reassessments of 4 clients per month for a caseload of 60
  • ·       Collect, track and maintain information related to client interactions using DOROTs’ Client Information Management System/Salesforce, and Peer Place for Westchester County; routine data entry and review of monthly statistics
  • ·       Supervise graduate interns, volunteers, and students as needed 
  • ·       Work on special projects and duties as assigned by Director



Required Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of professional social work experience 
  • LMSW required or similar advanced degree
  • Strong interpersonal and clinical skills
  • Strong group facilitation and presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Experience working with older adults a plus
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  •  Proven record of program development and relationship building
  • Experience working with volunteers a plus
  • Knowledge of aging and community resources in Westchester County a plus
  • ·Experience working with volunteers a plus Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite 2010, advanced knowledge of EXCEL
  •  Must have a valid New York State driver’s license and the use of a car

Benefits

Generous paid time off benefits including holidays, vacation and sick time and medical, dental, long term disability insurance and 403b plan.available.

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

http://www.dorotusa.org

Please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jlogan@dorotusa.org


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