Search

Job

Social Worker- Senior Services

Posted by
The Actors Fund
|
New York, NY

 The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, seeks a Social Worker to provide clinical case management services, groups and seminars to Seniors with the goal of providing support, information and resources that assists in addressing the personal and health-related challenges of aging and /or living with a significant health issue. This is currently a remote position with the expectation of an eventual return to The Fund’s Times Square office. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the senior’s population we serve in the performing arts and entertainment community. The senior’s population has been left isolated and with limited support. During Covid-19, services have been adapted, and communications, sessions and groups are primarily via phone or Zoom. You will assist with processing financial assistance requests for seniors and during crisis periods collaborate with other internal department to meet needs when local or national crisis (such as Covid19) heavily impact professionals in the performing arts. 

 

This position will work collaboratively with individuals, families and their significant others providing intensive client centered clinical case management to address a myriad of presenting concerns. In addition, you will be responsible for coordinating necessary support services to address home care/safety needs, financial management, legal and/or entitlement issues.


 You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with the Waldman Seniors Center and other programs of The Actors Fund. Working with your team you will develop and facilitate related groups and seminars to meet the needs of this community.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • MSW from an accredited School of Social Work
  • State Licensure required
  • Experience in working with seniors 
  • Strong case assessment and crisis advocacy skills
  • Ability to consistently convey a sense of empathy with people and demonstrate a solid clinical acumen
  • Available to work adjusted schedules such as evening or weekend hours
  • Proficient in Zoom & other remote technology


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual English-Spanish preferred, not required
  • 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 Social Worker to provide clinical case management services, groups and seminars to Seniors with the…

Details at a glance

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

Benefits

ABOUT THIS POSITION

This is a full-time, non-exempt position 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, and generous paid time off. 

ABOUT THIS POSITION

This is a full-time, non-exempt position based in The Actors Fund’s National Headquarters Office in Times Square, New York City. The Actors Fund offers a…

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.

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite jobs and get email alerts when new ones are posted.