Hiring for Reentry Social Worker/ Coordinator of Vocational Services

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $55,000



Start Date


Application Deadline



75 East 116th Street
New York
New York
United States


Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO) is an innovative reentry program serving young men ages 16-24 during and after their incarceration in New York prisons and jails. We believe that our focus on career and education is the key to maintaining a recidivism rate of close to 15% by helping young men overcome obstacles in reentry and become productive members of society.

Social Worker/Career Manager/Coordinator of Vocational Services will work with clients in the development of individual educational and vocational plans to achieve a successful reentry.

Job duties include:

Coordinate and expand GOSO’s vocational programming

Organize and coordinate our onsite monthly trainings including OSHA and Security Trainings

Assist clients in obtaining necessary documents and paperwork to obtain vocational certifications and licenses

Develop and facilitate Advanced Computer Skills Workshop

Conduct intakes and psychosocial interviews

Facilitate Job Readiness Workshops

Provide Individual and group counseling

Maintain caseload

Case management

Create community relationships and partnerships that allow participants to gain appropriate vocational training


Master Degree in Social Work required. Must possess an LMSW. Spanish speaker preferred.

Please do not apply unless you are energetic, resourceful, assertive and dynamic. Must have experience in and dedication to public service. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be skilled in using Microsoft Office suite of programs. Knowledge of the following areas preferred: criminal justice, vocational training, and workforce development. 

Candidate must have a high level of energy to meet performance outcomes, high expectations for success of participants and a high level of dedication to the mission of GOSO.


Eligible for group health insurance, 403(b), and Transit Check benefits after 90 days. 

GOSO is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish speaker preferred.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply


Send resume and cover letter to Associate Executive Director, Sarah Blanco, sblanco@gosonyc.org. A cover letter is a must!