Center for Family Life – Social Worker with Theater Expertise

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/07/2018

Address

Sunset Park
New York
United States

Description

“Life Lines” Community Arts Project of Center for Family Life is seeking an MSW Social Worker with a background in theater to join our team of professional artists and social workers. Based at Middle School 136/Middle School 821 & Sunset Park High School in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, this unique multi-arts program is involved in interdisciplinary arts projects with middle school teachers and students, co-leadership of high school advisory groups, community-school partnership initiatives, and extended day and summer arts activities for groups of middle and high school youth.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·      Direct practice in theater with middle school and high school participants

·      Oversight of specific grant-funded components of the program, including data entry and outcome evaluation

·      Crisis invention and communication with parents when necessary

·      Co-leadership with a teacher of a twice weekly high school advisory class

·      Assistance and participation in annual events and productions which include the following;

o  An original improvisational musical that brings to life the struggles and vitality of our diverse community

o  Multi-cultural children’s theater, literature-based adaptations

o  2 overnight camping trips for rehearsals and community building

Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Individual supervision and ongoing professional development opportunities are provided.

Requirements:

-      Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW)

-      Experience with (and passion for) leading activity-based groups of youth

-      Positive energy, flexibility and strengths-based perspective a must

-      Desire to learn about and work within a social group work model

-      Bilingual Spanish/English or Mandarin/English preferred

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

Jbrockway@sco.org

Please E-mail cover letter/resume to Julie Stein Brockway: jbrockway@cflsp.org, with MSW as subject heading


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