Social Worker - Bronx Community Based Schools and Programs

Good Shepherd Services

Location:

Bronx Community Based Programs
One of our GSS Sites in Bronx, NY
Bronx, NY, 10475

Borough:

Bronx

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Length:

Permanent

Number of Available Positions:

5

Area of Focus:

Social Services

Job Description:

 

  • Provide initial intake, assessment and planning with students and ongoing case management.
  • Provide individual and group counseling.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed.
  • Conduct workshops on life skills, study habits, goal setting and related issues.
  • Assist students in attending school regularly through identifying obstacles, connecting with resources and conducting home visits.
  • Develop resources and linkages to meet student needs.
  • Work with families and DOE staff to assist student in achieving goals.
  • Assist in carrying out other aspects of the program, including recognition events and leadership activities.
  • Coordinate with other Good Shepherd Services team members and relevant school staff.
  • Perform statistical, narrative and record keeping duties as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply:

To the Attention of:

Hiring Manager

Required Skills/Experience:

 

  • Master’s degree in Social Work required.
  • Must have experience working with adolescents/young adults individually and in groups.
  • Prior experience in a school setting helpful.
  • Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.