231 Winston Street
HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY! Please join the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Los Angeles Council in its mission to serve those in need. We currently have an opening for a MSW level Social Worker in our Social Services Department at the Cardinal Manning Center. The Cardinal Manning Center is a 67 bed homeless shelter for men located in the skid row section of downtown Los Angeles.
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:
Ability to outreach to, and engage homeless individuals, conduct thorough assessments, case planning, and case management services, including assisting clients in accessing behavioral and physical healthcare, educational, vocational, job search and placement needs, legal issues, benefits, and assist with determining eligibility, and providing assistance to apply for subsidized, and other permanent housing opportunities.
Passion for the Society’s Mission of helping those in need;
Possess a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from an accredited college or university;
Experience working with homeless individuals, and familiarity with resources to meet the various needs of the population, including housing, legal assistance, benefits establishment, educational, job training and placement, and behavioral and physical health care resources;
Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
Strong attention to detail, dependable, and responsible in meeting deadlines, and maintaining up to date client documentation;
Experience with electronic client record systems is desired;
Ability and flexibility to participate effectively as a member of a social services team;
Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and other Microsoft programs;
Must possess your own vehicle, current California Driver’s License, and legally required minimum insurance coverage;
SVDPLA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.
Medical, dental and vision benefits
403b retirement plan
Level of Language Proficiency
Bilingual English and Spanish are a plus.
Minimum Education Required