441 West 26th Street
POSITION OVERVIEW: School Bridge Social Work Coordinator is responsible for the facilitation of social work and case management services to participants of Hudson Guild’s K-8 after school program. Including multiple program sites across Chelsea, the Upper West Side, and their families.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Social Work; Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI) certification required and at least four years of significant experience working with at-risk youth.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Strong organizational and communication skills, proficiency in computers. Bilingual in Spanish/English. Experience serving children and their families in a school and community center setting, as well as knowledge of community and agency needs.
- Communicate effectively with parents/guardians, community partners, and staff.
- Provide crisis intervention.
- Arrange monthly and quarterly conferences with school staff to identify children in the after school program and/or their families who are in need of supportive and case management services.
- Create and implement specialized groups with children such as anger management, conflict resolution, or specific group as needed.
- Research and analyze participant or community needs to determine program directions and goals.
- Recommend program modifications for continuous improvement of services.
- Keep department supervisor up-to-date (verbally and in writing) of client and/or program related issues, problems, concerns.
- Create and implement needs assessments for participants and families and developing action plans to meet appropriate assistance.
- Collaborate with Development Program Director and School Bridge Coordinator to develop annual professional development plan.
- Create an annual social service plan for participants to be implemented by the Social Worker and MSW interns.
- Provide supervision to the Social Worker and MSW interns at both after school program sites, including individual and group supervision.
- Facilitate monthly all site Social Work meetings with the Social worker, MSW interns and Program Coordinators as appropriate.
- Schedule and conduct regular case conferences and attend regular staff meetings
- Help maintain and distribute caseload of participants receiving individual counseling.
- Assist the Social Worker and MSW interns with creating and establishing relationships with families-particularly with our SONYC parents (P.S. 191)
- Assist the Social Worker and MSW interns in maintaining engagement with families to provide appropriate psychoeducational workshops on a monthly basis.
- Collaborate with School Bridge Coordinators to create annual Family Calendar.
- Assist the Social Worker with finding appropriate Mental Health services, access entitlements, benefits, resources, and concrete services for families as deemed appropriate.
- Establish, foster and maintain cooperative relationships with referral agencies, schools, medical facilities/individuals, organizations and resources as deemed appropriate.
- Provide psychoeducational training for the Social Worker, MSW Interns and after school staff.
- Attend outside trainings that will be beneficial for both Social Work and after school staff.
- Role model appropriate techniques for effectively working with staff, parents, and children.
- Provide training and technical assistance to Guild programs and staff on best practices for working with challenging youth.
- Properly track and report incidents according to regulatory guidelines.
- Implement scope and sequence for social skills groups facilitated by MSW interns.
- Remain abreast of social-emotional learning standards and current practices.
- Create and implement appropriate Social Emotional Examine data from assessments and inform program modifications.
- Act as a liaison with mental health clinic with Social Work Coordinator. Attend all case conferences.
- Generate monthly statistics and reports in a timely and accurate manner.
- Ensure program compliance with Hudson Guild policies and procedures.
- Participate in community-building activities sponsored by program and agency and encourage participants to support these activities.
- Participate in agency-wide initiatives and committees
- Perform other program-related duties as assigned.
The Hudson Guild is an equal opportunity employer.
24 Vacation Days
12 Sick Days
Minimum Education Required