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Social Worker - Personal Service Unit - District Council 37

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District Council 37 (DC37) is a labor union that services approximately 120,000 city employees and retirees. The Personal Service Unit (PSU) is a Member Assistance Program within DC37’s Health and Security Plan. PSU provides a wide range of social services including short and long term mental health counseling, referrals, advocacy, and collaboration both inside and outside the organization. District Council 37 has a number of resources to help union members cope with a variety of life stressors. In addition to PSU, DC37 provides its members' with health insurance benefits, legal services and Union Representatives that advocate for members' rights. Social Workers in the Personal Service Unit are dedicated to the emotional well-being, personal growth, and work-life balance of our members.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs short term counseling, crisis intervention and collaboration. Provides social service information and referrals. Knowledge of group counseling and program development is helpful.

EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL TASKS:

Conducts initial assessments and provides referrals, as needed.

Performs short-term and long-term individual and group counseling.

Facilitates crisis groups and program overviews in the field, after hours as needed.

Provides advocacy and outreach to the community.

Works on special projects

May provide task supervision to graduate social work interns and/or paraprofessional staff.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

MSW degree, along with LMSW license

Experience in the following areas is helpful:

·        Alcoholism and chemical dependency

·        Crisis intervention

·        Experience in World of Work setting

·        Group work

·        Information and referral experience

·        Knowledge of community services

·        Program development

·        Work with disabled adults


    

District Council 37 (DC37) is a labor union that services approximately 120,000 city employees and retirees. The Personal Service Unit (PSU) is a Member Assistance Program within DC37’s Health and Security Plan. PSU provides a wide range of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 31, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Benefits

District Council 37 is committed to providing employees with a competitive salary and benefits package. This position comes with full benefits; family health, prescription, dental, vision, transit, life insurance. Tuition reimbursement, professional development, 401K, Pension are available. Generous paid time off.

District Council 37 is committed to providing employees with a competitive salary and benefits package. This position comes with full benefits; family health, prescription…

Level of Language Proficiency

 Bilingual preferred

 Bilingual preferred

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to Stephanie Kleinberg, Director PSU at skleinberg@dc37.net

Please email cover letter and resume to Stephanie Kleinberg, Director PSU at skleinberg@dc37.net

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