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    Congratulations to Marjorie Muravina who was hired as a MST-SA Therapist at Montefiore Medical Center/University Behavioral Associates after finding the position on our Job Board. "The site was a key resource for me in what is a particularly competitive job market, especially for those looking for a salaried position in the mental health field that offers clinical hours and supervision. I hope you'll continue to maintain the job board, and I'll absolutely encourage my fellow WSSW alumni to utilize it!" Marjorie Muravina

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    NEW POSTING

    DATE POSTED: March 30, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker - Manhattan

    DETAILS: Lantern Community Services provides comprehensive, proven services to more than 2,000 vulnerable New Yorkers annually. Our clients are individuals and families - formerly homeless or those who have aged out of foster care - living with mental illness, addiction, disability, HIV/AIDS or other chronic illnesses.  Lantern's programs achieve measurable success in the areas of health, wellness, employment, education and life skills, making it possible for our clients to live with independence, stability and dignity in the community. The Social Worker (SW) is responsible for working with tenants towards comprehensive physical and emotional health and independence by incorporating client centered service planning and provision.  The SW integrates clinical counseling and case management services that emphasize recovery and wellness, personal growth, housing stability, and fosters independence.   This position will work as a member of an interdisciplinary team in supportive housing serving young adults aged out of foster care, adults living with AIDS/HIV, or single adults who are formally homeless, low-income and suffering from serious and persistent mental illness, depending on location. The SW reports to the Program Director. This position is exempt.

    Responsibilities: Provide integrated counseling and case management services that effectively engage tenants and promote personal growth and wellness, housing stability and accomplishment of Service Plan Goals on an ongoing basis. •Meet with tenants for an initial assessment and goal planning. •Collaborate with tenants to assess strengths and challenges and develop a Service Plan that reflect the tenant's progress and stated goals. •Effectively engage and work with a diverse caseload including young adults with histories of trauma, foster care, homelessness and mental health issues. •Build partnerships and linkages with progressive and/or alternative community agencies that serve the needs of tenants. •Work as a collaborative member of the team ensuring all tenants have access to high quality services in a safe and compassionate community. •Participate in and facilitate weekly Clinical Case Conferences including intake meetings. •Develop and implement programming that address larger community trends and needs. •Create and maintain confidential records, charts and logs for each resident documenting all relevant information from individual and group interventions as well as correspondence with collateral services. •Participate in staff team meetings and trainings, individual supervision meetings, community meetings with residents and attend offsite trainings and present training material to program team. •Work closely with Leasing and Compliance team to ensure housing stability. •Perform other job-related functions, as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: •LMSW required; candidates in the process of preparing for the exam are welcome to apply    •Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) preferred. •Minimum of 2 years' experience providing direct service to one or more of the following populations: young adults, foster care, formerly homeless, persons with mental illness •              Strong history of effective engagement with clients and ability to highlight positive outcomes. •Ability to work in fast paced environment, multi-task and effectively handle serious and crisis oriented situations. •Dedication to positive outcomes through proactive, creative and respectful work with diverse and vulnerable populations. •                Ability to work flexible hours periodically due to program and/or client needs. • Must possess strong clinical and excellent interpersonal skills; be able to work effectively as part of a team and have the ability to make sound assessments of tenants' strengths and needs.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please email a cover letter and resume to: manhattansocialworker@lanterngroup.org

     

    DATE POSTED: March 30, 2015

    POSITION: Psychotherapist -  Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy Program (MDFT)

    DETAILS: The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut (CGC), a non-profit mental health agency serving Lower Fairfield County, Connecticut, seeks a skilled psychotherapist to work as part of a team providing intensive home and community based services in our Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy Program. This well established agency is committed to providing services that are child-focused, family-centered, culturally competent and sensitive, and strength based,

    The MDFT Program is a family intensive treatment program for high risk, or drug and alcohol using youngsters age 9 - 18. The psychotherapist, working as a team with a therapy assistant, works to reduce and eliminate substance use, dangerous behaviors, and psychiatric symptoms; improve functioning and the child / parent relationship; and promote the family's ability to access needed services and supports.

    Responsibilities: Working under the direct supervision of CGC's MDFT Program Director, with additional learning opportunities and support provided by national and state MDFT experts, and CGC's multi-disciplinary team of professionals, the MDFT psychotherapist will provide all services and clinical documentation in compliance with CGC and MDFT requirements, national, state, grant and professional best practices. Specific responsibilities include: Conducting comprehensive substance use and mental health assessments, including diagnoses and clinical formulations •Developing detailed treatment plans, case conceptualizations, and weekly case reviews that address the child and family priorities, behaviors and symptoms •Engaging adolescents and their families in the 3 stages of MDFT treatment •Conducting consultations and coordinating care with judicial, school and other agencies •Participating in supervision including the use of DVD reviews live supervision •Participating in MDFT trainings required to earn and maintain therapist certification •Utilizing the agency's electronic clinical record and MDFT reporting systems for proper and timely completion of clinical documentation •Maintaining positive and collaborative supports with community providers. •Providing guidance to foster the Therapy Assistant's success in helping the family identify and access needed services and supports •Actively participating in all activities of the MDFT training process and CGC's exciting array of in-service training and staff development activities •Other related activities as needed

    QUALIFICATIONS: •M.S.W., Masters in Counseling, MFT, or other license track mental health profession required •Licensed in a mental health profession in Connecticut, or eligible to immediately become licensed required •Minimum one year experience providing clinical assessments and psychotherapy with children, adolescents and families required •Experience providing in-home services preferred; willingness to do in-home work required •Experience in working with adolescents and/or adults with substance abuse/dependence a plus •Experience and knowledge of the foundations of family therapy theories •Experience working with patients from culturally diverse backgrounds, and the ability to demonstrate cultural competence and sensitivity required (EOE) •Verbal and written English fluency required; candidates with fluency in Spanish, Haitian Creole, or another language widely spoken in our community, a strong asset •Computer skills required; familiarity with Electronic Clinic Record Systems a plus

    SKILLS REQUIRED: The ideal candidate will be: A talented clinician with a passion and commitment to working with children ages 9 - 18 and their families. •Ability to maintain fidelity to an Evidenced Based Short Term treatment model and work with families in their homes •An open learner, committed to excellence, who is self-reflective and caring, while able to maintain professional boundaries with patients •Able to demonstrate an understanding of normal child development •A strong believer in the mission of the agency and program model

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Resume and cover letter required. Letter should indicate:

    1. The title of the position for which you are applying

    2. Why you are interested in the Position

    3. How your education, professional and life experiences have prepared you to succeed in this position

    Email to generalmailbox@childguidancect.org or mail to SF, Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, 103 W. Broad St. Stamford, CT 06902

     

    DATE POSTED: March 30, 2015

    POSITION: Community Outreach Associate

    DETAILS: We are looking for a highly motivated Community Outreach Associate to join our rapidly expanding team. You will be directly responsible for the development and growth of our business in New York City from Day 1. You are a super sharp, agile thinker and a quick study who knows how to quickly adapt and iterate as we explore how to run our business. As a Community Outreach Associate, you will gain experience in building a business, establishing relationships, and maintaining a growing client base. You will be joining a fast-paced team environment with the opportunity to help improve internal processes. You will develop strategies and contribute to our overall marketing and sales operations. These are early days. Come join us, and help us build a new fabric for home care logistics that is redefining the way families connect with caregivers and how they can bond over the collective experience of taking care for their loved ones.

    At Hakuna, you will be working hard to: • Identify relevant leads to community connections • Establish contact and introduce Hakuna's services • Conduct meetings and maintain relationships with community contacts • Find and attend networking events • Take inbound calls to answer client family/caregiver questions • Improve Hakuna's internal procedures as we grow • Discuss and contribute to marketing and business strategy

    QUALIFICATIONS: • Must have U.S. work authorization • 1-2 years of sales or customer service experience preferred, knowledge of healthcare industry a plus • Background in social work (MSW or BSW) preferred

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Interested students can submit a cover letter and resume to career@hakuna.co

     

    DATE POSTED: March 30, 2015

    POSITION: Grant Writer

    DETAILS: The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services is New York City's largest human services provider, offering services to over 30,000 individuals and families each year through behavioral health and social service programming. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with nonprofit institutional relations including foundation and/or government grant writing in the mental health/social service sector.  She/he will work closely with agency staff to prioritize strategic fundraising needs and to set and meet fundraising goals. The Grant Writer will participate in the creation of fundraising strategies for a wide range of programs and agency initiatives, and will be responsible for producing sophisticated proposals independently and as part of a team. She/he will additionally prepare budgets and supplementary materials, prepare interim and final reports, and assume responsibility for the cultivation and stewardship of a donor portfolio.  Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills as well as presentation are critically important, as is an interest in human services work in New York City. 

    Responsibilities include but not limited to Work collaboratively with the Institutional Relations team, as well as other agency staff, to identify and research funding opportunities that support the mission, programs and strategic plan of The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services. •Write and edit grant proposals and RFPs, organize and prepare all supplementary materials, and submit interim and final reports on the use of funds. •Track current and potential funders to ensure timely and appropriate solicitation and follow up, as well as proper stewardship. •Maintain complete and up-to-date donor and research files and Raisers Edge records. •Work with Development staff to identify and leverage new opportunities and trends in mental health/social service philanthropy.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree, 3-4 years relevant work experience, strong computer skills. •Excellent written and oral communications skills. •Proven experience in writing successful grants or similar. •Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven workplace with multiple concurrent projects. •Familiarity with City, State, and National government agencies and foundations a plus. •Knowledge of Raiser's Edge a plus. •Sense of humor a must.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: www.jbfcs.org

     

    DATE POSTED: March 25, 2015

    POSITION: Intake Worker - Residential Services/Garnerville (20 hours/week)

    DETAILS: This is a new Residential Services administrative and direct services position working with applicants, current and discharged residents and their families/treatment providers. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to conducting case findings for referrals; participating on the Single Point of Access (SPOA) Committee; conducting intake interviews;  acting as a liaison to referral community sources; coordinating, scheduling and conducting Admission/Discharge  meetings; preparing  and/or  processing  documentation, assisting with Residential Quality Assurance and Utilization Review using software programs; processing financial entitlements including, but not limited to, SSI, SSD, Medicaid and private insurance; participating in development of resident service plans; advocating for resident on issues including, but not limited to: entitlements, resident rights, self-determination issues; facilitating resident education groups as assigned; providing  support  and  consultation  to  residence  counselors  as assigned; and providing outreach and education to community service providers.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree  in  psychology or  related human  services discipline  and  a minimum of one year experience working with recipients of mental health services or equivalent. Experience working with diverse populations. Flexibility when plans are changed. Well developed organizational, verbal and written communication skills needed. Experience with Microsoft Word and databases a plus. Demonstrated ability in group leadership. Knowledge of ASL and Deaf Culture preferred. Valid driver's license and ability to drive a passenger van.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: If interested please send resume by 03/30/15 to: Mental Health Association of Rockland County,Inc. • Attention: Human Resources • 140 Route 303 • Valley Cottage, NY 10989 • Fax#: 845-267-2169 • E-Mail: dumontn@mharockland.org

     

    DATE POSTED: March 25, 2015

    POSITION: Team Leader - Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

    DETAILS: Mental Health Association of Rockland County is seeking a team leader to provide direct and clinical supervision to a mental health team that delivers services to individuals diagnosed with a serious mental illness throughout Rockland County. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:provide clinical services to ACT members; provide leadership to program staff in the delivery of treatment, rehabilitation and support according to the ACT model and  cultural competency;  lead  team  organizational and  service  planning meetings; ensure services provided correspond to NYSOMH program model guidelines and oversee mandatory compliance issues and quality assurance policy and procedures; serve as a liaison for all aspects of the ACT Program and represent  MHA at  county. community and  professional meetings as needed; provide managerial and fiscal oversight of ACT services and billing; participate in staff recruitment; assure that ACT staff receive required trainings; prepare reports and participate in budget preparation as required; and work collaboratively with County employees (DMH. County Attorney's Office)  to ensure care coordination of ACT clients.

    QUALIFICATIONS: A masters degree or higher in social work, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, or a related field, OR licensure/registration as a registered nurse, nurse practitioner or doctor. Six years post-grad experience working with adults with severe mental illness, with a minimum of four years supervisory experience required. Experience working with a diverse population and knowledge of OMH regulations and  program development required. Experience working on a multi-disciplinary mobile team preferred. Bi-lingual skills an asset. Must be available for 24n emergency response. Strong written, verbal, and organizational skills needed. Valid driver's license required.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: If interested please send resume by 03/25/15 to: Mental Health Association of Rockland County,Inc. • Attention: Human Resources • 140 Route 303 • Valley Cottage, NY 10989 • Fax#: 845-267-2169 • E-Mail: dumontn@mharockland.org

     

    DATE POSTED: March 25, 2015

    POSITION: Director of Social Services

    DETAILS: The Jewish Home at Rockleigh seeks a Director of Social Services with a minimum of 5 years' experience for our long term care and sub-acute facility.  Responsible for all administrative requirements of the department (the supervision of staff, policies and procedures, meeting NJ DHSS regulations, program development, quality assurance).  Lead and serve on various committees.

    QUALIFICATIONS: MSW, LSW (NJ), Knowledge of MDS and care planning, excellent organizational and communication skills.  Work effectively as interdisciplinary team member. Experience in developing new programs of resident self-determination initiatives such as Green House Model, Pioneer Network programs a plus.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to estone@jewishhomerockleigh.org.

     

    DATE POSTED: March 17, 2015

    POSITION: Supervising Psychotherapist

    DETAILS: ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community. Candidates should have knowledge of NYS OMH (Office of Mental Health) Standards or ability to learn them.  Must have knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention and be a proficient diagnostician with excellent management skills to resolve complex clinical and administrative problems. Must be computer literate, have excellent communication skills, ability to meet session productivity standards and have access to a car for travel.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must have a LCSW or PhD or Psy. D. in clinical work with a professional license in NYS. Must have a minimum of four (4) years of clinical experience including three years (3) of supervisory and administrative experience.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax to 914-965-3883.

     

    DATE POSTED: March 17, 2015

    POSITION: Supervising Psychologist

    DETAILS: ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

    The Supervising Psychologist provides client screenings and direct clinical services (evaluation, treatment), as primary therapist, to assigned clients. Will provide individual, family and group and milieu therapy in the clinic and offsite (ie: home and school), conducts psychological testing including written report. Supervises assigned staff (Staff Clinicians, Psychology Interns, and Social Work Interns) on clinical and administrative work.  Provides clinical coverage and on a rotating basis for the on-call schedule. Supervised by Assistant Clinical Manager. The schedule will be a seven hour work day, as needed in the program, generally Monday through Friday, may include evenings and Saturdays.

    QUALIFICATIONS: •Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or School Psychology •Professional license - Clinical Psychology with registration  •Must have at least 2 years of post-doctoral clinical experience with treatment and assessment of children or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. •Must have knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. •Functional and administrative supervision exercised over staff •Excellent analytical and management skills to resolve complex clinical and administrative problems •Must be computer literate •Must have good oral and written communication skills •Ability to meet session productivity standards

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to HR-JP Department at 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax 914-965-3883.

     

    DATE POSTED: March 17, 2015

    POSITION: Staff Psychotherapist

    DETAILS: ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.

    ANDRUS' Mental Health Division is seeking a Staff Psychotherapist to provide direct clinical services (evaluation, assessments, treatment), as primary therapist, to assigned patients. The Staff Psychotherapist will provide individual, family and group and milieu therapy in the clinic and offsite (i.e.: home and school) and is supervised by assigned supervisor, assistant clinic manager.

    We have three openings between our White Plains, Peekskill and Yonkers, NY Clinics.

    QUALIFICATIONS: LCSW with knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention.  Must be computer literate with excellent communication skills and have proven ability to meet session productivity standards. Clinicians for these roles must be willing to work evening hours.  Our White Plains and Peekskill Clinic is a Monday through Friday schedule and our Yonkers clinic is a Tuesday through Saturday schedule.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax to 914-965-3883.

     

    DATE POSTED: March 17, 2015

    POSITION: Bilingual Staff Psychotherapist

    DETAILS: ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community. ANDRUS' Mental Health Division is seeking a Staff Psychotherapist to provide direct clinical services (evaluation, assessments, treatment), as primary therapist, to assigned patients. The Staff Psychotherapist will provide individual, family and group and milieu therapy in the clinic and offsite (i.e.: home and school) and is supervised by assigned supervisor, assistant clinic manager.

    We have three openings between our White Plains, Peekskill and Yonkers, NY clinics (Bilingual Spanish/English required).

    QUALIFICATIONS: LMSW, LCSW or LMHC with clinical field placement during education or equivalent documented volunteer or paid experience, knowledge of and experience with multiple modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention.  Must be computer literate with excellent communication skills and have proven ability to meet session productivity standards.  Bilingual in English and Spanish is required to be considered for this position. Clinicians for these roles must be willing to work evening hours.  Our White Plains and Peekskill clinics are a Monday through Friday schedule and our Yonkers clinic is a Tuesday through Saturday schedule.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume with a cover letter and salary requirement to ANDRUS HR-JP Department, 1156 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 or email to andrusjobs@jdam.org or fax to 914-965-3883.

     

    DATE POSTED: March 17, 2015

    POSITION: Multiple Positions Available!

    DETAILS: Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc. (Fedcap), a New York City-based not-for-profit human services agency, is contracted by the New York City Human Resources Administration to operate the Wellness, Comprehensive Assessment, Rehabilitation and Employment (WeCARE) Program in Brooklyn and Queens (Region II).

    WeCARE is an internationally acclaimed workforce development program founded and administered by the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA).  WeCARE provides a continuum of integrated services designed to help public assistance recipients overcome barriers to employment and to become more financially self-sufficient.  Program services include medical, mental health and substance abuse assessments and referrals; case management; comprehensive service planning; vocational evaluations; federal disability program application preparation and submission; work readiness and computer skills training; academic and vocational education referrals; work experience internship placement and monitoring; and job placement and retention services.

    The program serves more than 20,000 clients annually at a combination of six medical and program service sites in Brooklyn and Queens.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Due to the recent expansion of the WeCARE Program, Fedcap has more than 200 openings in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens for highly motivated, hardworking qualified professionals following vacancies: • Case Manager & Supervising Case Managers • Vocational Evaluator and Vocational Testing Administrators • Job Developer & Job Preparation and Placement Coordinators • Outreach, Retention and Quality Assurance Specialists • Employment Services and WEP Supervisors • Work Readiness Instructors • Time Keeping Coordinators • Registered Nurses • Social Workers • Administrative Assistants • Intake Specialists

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Send resume and cover letter to BPeluso@fedcap.org or apply online at http://www.fedcap.org/about-us/career-opportunities.

     

    DATE POSTED: March 17, 2015

    POSITION: Professional Clinician (Full-Time)

    DETAILS: Responsible for the provision of individual and group therapy for culturally diverse culturally diverse child, young adult, adult and family populations, as well as the completion of psychosocial assessments with prospective clients. Provide  delivery  of  substance  abuse  services  including  case management services, comply with OASAS and program requirements for accurate and timely documentation, prepare and implement individual treatment plans and perform additional duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS: Masters  degree  in  mental health  field,  designated  by  OASAS  as  a Qualified  Health  Professional (QHP), e.g. Social Work, Rehabilitation Counselor, Psychology, Counseling and appropriate certification. CASAC preferred.  Experience working with individuals with chemical addictions. Experience working with a diverse population. Strong written, verbal, and organizational skills needed. Valid driver's license required. Position will require some evening hours.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: If interested, please send resume by 3/23/15 to: Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc. •Attention: Human Resources •140 Route 303 •Valley Cottage, NY 10989 •Fax #: 845-267-2169 •E-Mail:   dumontn@mharockland.org

     

    DATE POSTED: March 17, 2015

    POSITION: Clinician (Part-Time)

    DETAILS: Address the mental health needs of consumers recovering from a serious mental illness within the context of personalized recovery oriented program. Specific duties include but are not limited to: maintain a caseload of clients; develop and document a person­ centered and recovery oriented recovery planning with each client; provide and oversee individual and group recovery strategies and services; document services and interventions in a timely manner; maintain a  case record for each client that is  up  to date and complies with agency, OMH and other regulatory agency policies and requirements; facilitate and lead recovery oriented groups; provide supportive collateral services as needed, such as: concrete services, peer advocacy, case management, family education and support, referral to and coordination with other service providing agencies, communication with residences; and  performs  other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in Mental Health field, designated by the NYS Office of Mental Health, e.g. Social Work, Rehabilitation Counselor, Psychology, Counseling. Strong written, verbal, and organizational skills needed. Experience working with  individuals with mental illness in a vocational rehabilitation desirable. Experience working with a diverse population preferred. Valid driver's license.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: If interested, please send resume by 3/23/15 to: Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc. •Attention: Human Resources •140 Route 303 •Valley Cottage, NY 10989 •Fax #: 845-267-2169 •E-Mail:   dumontn@mharockland.org

     

    DATE POSTED: March 16, 2015

    POSITION: PROGRAM SUPPORT INTERNS NEEDED

    DETAILS: Fostering Change for Children (FCFC), a small non-profit agency dedicated to promoting positive change for children and families involved in the child welfare system is seeking 2 summer interns for Program Support doing program development, program management, and training assistance for the Children's Corps program.  This is a unique opportunity for self-motivated individuals, who are confident, open to learning, responsible, flexible, persistent, able to take initiative, work well independently, have strong organization skills and have an interest in child welfare. Interns will also have the benefit of participating in the full 4-week summer pre-service training and learn a wealth of knowledge about child welfare in NYC. This is an unpaid summer internship that promises considerable professional growth and can potentially lead to other opportunities within the organization. Depending on the school you attend you may also be entitled to receive academic credit. The Unpaid positions can be full or part time between 05/15/15 - 08/14/15 (Dates are flexible) at our 66 John St, 8th fl. NY 10038 location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES/QUALIFICATIONS: Responsibilities would involve one or more of the following areas:

    1. Training Intern (MSW or child welfare experience preferred but not required)

    ·         Identify and schedule trainers and speakers for the summer training program

    ·         Research information on specific training topics

    ·         Research resources in child welfare specific arenas

    ·         Prepare materials and handouts for individual trainings on social work and child welfare related topics

    ·         Assist with daily refreshment preparation and clean-up

    ·         Assist in organizing and coordinating daily training activities as well as shadowing at partner agencies

    ·         Document/log daily trainings and activities

    ·         Research and help administer social and team building activities for the group

    ·         Help to create and administer weekly quizzes to assess training participants

    ·         Assist with delivery of certain trainings

    ·         Assist with design and implementation of training Capstone Project.

    2. Human Resources Intern

    ·         Research best practices to retain good staff and create supportive environment

    ·         Enhance and expand the mentoring arm of the Children's Corps program: Identify and reach out to potential mentors/coaches (i.e. retired social workers, etc.); Collect pictures and bios for all the mentors.

    ·         Create a placement guide that outlines positions, program requirements, needed degrees, etc.

    3. Children's Corps Recruitment

    ·         Outreach to schools to share information about recent hires and build relationships

    ·         Research career fairs in the NYC metro area, especially career fairs with a social justice focus

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Application Deadline: May 1, 2015

    Interested parties should email a resume and cover letter to Viviane DeMilly at viviane@fosteringchangeforchildren.org

     

    DATE POSTED: March 16, 2015

    POSITION: DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING INTERNS NEEDED

    DETAILS: Fostering Change for Children (FCFC), a small non-profit agency dedicated to promoting positive change for children and families involved in the child welfare system is seeking 2 summer interns for Marketing and Development to help FCFC find and pursue funding opportunities and build it's exposure.  This is a unique opportunities for self-motivated individuals, who are confident, open to learning, responsible, flexible, persistent, able to take initiative, work well independently, have strong organization skills and have an interest in child welfare. Interns will also have the benefit of participating in the full 4-week summer pre-service training and learn a wealth of knowledge about child welfare in NYC. This is an unpaid summer internship that promises considerable professional growth and can potentially lead to other opportunities within the organization. Depending on the school you attend you may also be entitled to receive academic credit. The Unpaid positions can be full or part time between 05/15/15 - 08/14/15 (Dates are flexible) at our 66 John St, 8th fl. NY 10038 location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES/QUALIFICATIONS:  Responsibilities would involve one or more of the following areas:

    1. Marketing focus: (minimum BA level with photography and social media experience) 

    ·         Social Media: YouTube and Vine - generate short videos and cultivate our presence; Instagram - take and post photos, cultivate our presence; Pinterest - create and manage a board with child welfare and adoption related projects; Brand Ambassadors - develop and implement a strategy to have our messages shared by influential members of social media relevant to our field

    ·         School Newspaper/Alumni Magazine - identify new schools represented by 2015 Children's Corps members, and engage for cross-promotional opportunities

    ·         Press Releases - seek coverage of NYC Runs Race on 6/27, Children's Corps 2015 Summer Training, and Children's Corps 2013 Graduation in publications

    ·         Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - design and implement a Google Ads campaign strategy including SEO optimization of website, blog, and social media channels

    ·         Direct Mailing - assist with design and writing of e-mail blasts through Constant Contact

    1. Development focus: (MSW/MPA/ MPH preferred, experience in public service, nonprofit mgmt., social enterprise)

    ·         Research and identify potential funders (e.g. foundations, corporate, major gifts, and individual donors)

    ·         Identify in-kind donations (e.g. food, snacks, drinks, and raffles for summer training; big-ticket raffle items for holiday social)

    ·         Assist with grant applications and reports

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Application Deadline: May 1, 2015

    Interested parties should email a resume and cover letter to Viviane DeMilly at viviane@fosteringchangeforchildren.org

     

    DATE POSTED: March 16, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker- Community Based Mentoring

    DETAILS: Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC seeks an Associate Program Manager for the Community Based Mentoring Program.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct client and parent psychosocial interviews, write clinical assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating agencies, schools, etc. to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services. Match youth with adult volunteers in one-to-one mentoring relationships. Provide on-going supervision and support.  Monitor one-to-one matches by phone and in-person meetings; maintain professional records of all case supervision contacts.  Monitor closely for clinical and safety issues that may arise. Regularly evaluate matched clients based on agency guidelines and specific program goals to assess outcomes. Lead educational and recreational group activities and/or special projects for participating matches and parents based on emerging needs. Act as client advocate for youth and families including information and referral, crisis intervention, and short term counseling. Conduct outreach presentations to external community agencies for appropriate client referrals. Act as liaison between matches and Marketing/PR staff. Perform other agency and program related duties as needed. Report to supervisor on program progress and professional performance. Supervise a caseload of clients and volunteers.

    QUALIFICATIONS: BA Required; MSW or Master's Degree Preferred. At least 2 years of social work experience preferred.                

    Skills: Experience working with youth preferred, case notes, computer knowledge, organizational skills and writing ability; ability to manage programs and effectively work with clients.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. Please specify "Social Worker- Community Based Mentoring" in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed.

     

    DATE POSTED: March 16, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker- Workplace Mentoring Center

    DETAILS: Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC seeks an Associate Program Manager for the Workplace Mentoring Program with strong case management skills who can cultivate lasting relationships between our corporate sponsors and the schools we work with.  A successful candidate will have strong communication skills and be able to effectively manage programs. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage site based one-to-one mentoring programs at multiple corporate locations. Conduct client psychosocial interviews, write clinical assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating schools to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services. Conduct ongoing direct communication with School Coordinators and Principals to provide accurate agency and program info. Work with corporations and schools to develop individualized program and plan; Facilitate all program functions and group activities based on designed curriculum. Conduct outreach to volunteers, including site community presentations and partnerships with local businesses and colleges. Facilitate orientations for potential volunteers, youth participants, and their parents/guardians. Interview and assess volunteers, youth and parents/guardians as needed; Match youth with adult volunteers in one to one mentoring relationships. On-site supervision of matches on program days; provide support and additional training to volunteers Monitor closely for clinical and safety issues that may arise. Intervene and engage parents, provide referrals to appropriate external community resources. Maintain professional records of all case supervision contacts. Coordinate and participate in conferences with school personnel for individual youth as needed; Participate in one resource team; Plan and implement networking and film series as assigned; Other agency and program related duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Social Work preferred. Experience:               1-2 years social work experience preferred with a Master's Degree. 3-4 years social work experience preferred with a Bachelors Degree. Skills: Interviewing, assessment, outreach, advocacy, organizational skills, strong written and verbal skills, program management and computer knowledge.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org . Please specify "Social Worker-WMC" in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will NOT be reviewed. 

     

    DATE POSTED: March 16, 2015

    POSITION: Chief, Community & Clinical Services

    DETAILS: The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut (CGC), a highly regarded mental health agency dedicated to serving children, adolescents and families in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan, Connecticut, seeks a dynamic, innovative, expert clinical leader to oversee the outpatient program. Grounded by our mission, core values and principals of practice, the Chief of Community & Clinical Services, reports to the President and CEO, works in close collaboration with the Chief of Mobile & Urgent Services and the Medical Director.  As a member of the senior management team you will play a key role in identifying and achieving strategic goals, and fostering an environment that values, supports, and builds the expertise of our staff and advanced practice trainees. As Chief of Community & Clinical Services, you will assure services are child-focused, family-centered, culturally competent and sensitive; strength based, and built on a foundation of sound clinical theory.  Providing oversight to clinical managers in our outpatient program, you will maintain the agency's compliance with national and state regulatory requirements, grant expectations, and professional best practice standards, while building and maintaining staff morale, cohesion, and commitment.

    Specific responsibilities of the position include: Overseeing recruitment, retention and credentialing of program staff and trainees; Providing reflective supervision and performance evaluations, to promote professional development and job satisfaction in direct supervisees, while modeling and building effectiveness in these functions for clinical managers and supervisors; Overseeing requests for services, assessment, and treatment services, assuring timely access to services and assignment of cases to the clinician best suited to the needs of each child and family; Providing leadership in identifying, evaluating, and implementing innovative diagnostic assessment and treatment approaches based on emerging community needs and innovations in effective or promising practices; Using data from treatment reviews, outcome measures and patient satisfaction surveys to enhance practice and child, parent, and staff awareness of progress. Assuring availability of immediate staff supervision and consultation under urgent circumstances during all hours of agency operations; Developing and maintaining positive collaborative relationships with local officials, pubic and private community service providers and funding partners; Representing the agency on regional and state committees to influence policies and resources that impact children, families and the agency's mission; Developing and conducting community education programs and publicizing the agency's services in the community;            Optimizing the time clinical staff dedicate to providing patient services;           Fostering staff's proper and timely completion of required clinical documentation; Reviewing and updating written policies and procedures. Other related activities as needed

    QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will be: A highly gifted clinician, supervisor, and leader  who models and promotes passion for the work, self-reflection and caring, fosters compliance with administrative responsibilities, and encourages the development of knowledge and skills; An organized, detail oriented, creative and energetic manager; A strong believer in the agency's mission, values and principles of practice; Able to demonstrate expertise in core clinical concepts in child and adolescent mental health including typical child development, developmental delays and disabilities; attachment, psychodynamic, family systems, trauma, strength based and resilience theory; and knowledge of credible Evidence Based Treatments.

    Requirements: Ph.D., Psy.D., MSW, or Master's in other mental health profession; License in a mental health profession in Connecticut, or eligible to immediately become licensed; Minimum 5 years' experience as a mental health professional must include experience providing direct clinical services to children (birth - 18), and clinical; supervision to staff and graduate / post graduate clinical trainees. Experience as a senior or middle manager or program director; Verbal and written fluency in English required; bi-lingual fluency in Spanish, Haitian Creole or another language widely spoken in our community highly desired; Experience working with patients from culturally diverse backgrounds, and the ability to demonstrate cultural competence and sensitivity (EOE). Computer competency to work in an electronic clinical record environment.

    Preferences: Prior experience using an electronic clinical record; Knowledge of national and state trends in EBTs, service and payment models; Experience in dyadic infant-parent treatment.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Immediate applications encouraged and will be considered in the order in which they are received.

    Resume and cover letter required. Letter should indicate:

    1.  The title of the position for which you are applying

    2.  Where you saw this job announcement

    3.  Why you are interested in the position

    4.  How your professional and life experiences have prepared you to succeed in this position

    Email to  jobapplication@childguidancect.org or mail to, SP, Child Guidance Center of

    Southern Connecticut, 196 Greyrock Place,  Stamford, CT 06901

    Questions emailed to the above email address will be answered. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

     

    DATE POSTED: March 9, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker (NJ Licensed)

    DETAILS: Greenwood House, a skilled not-for- profit nursing and rehab facility in Ewing, NJ is seeking a Full-time New Jersey Licensed MSW with a background in gerontology.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Two years experience in a skilled short and long term care facility required. Familiarity with Jewish traditions is a plus. 

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Must include a cover letter.  No phone calls please.  Email to nstillwaggon@greenwoodhouse.org or fax to Nancy at 609-530-1635.

     

    DATE POSTED: March 4, 2015

    POSITION: Sexual Harassment and Assault Resources & Education Advocate

    DETAILS: Brown University Health Services is seeking two Sexual Harassment and Assault Resources & Education (SHARE) Advocates.  These positions are planned for an academic schedule, working 11-months per year. The SHARE Advocates provide support to students, advocate for improved systems and responses, and conduct educational programs related to the issues of sexual violence and relationship violence.  Advocates will work with a team of colleagues in providing these services and collaborate across many departments.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed medical or mental health clinician required (Mental Health Counselor, Master of Social Work, Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or equivalent, or Nurse Practitioner with mental health expertise).  Must be licensed in Rhode Island or hold one of these licenses in another state and be eligible for licensure in RI. Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of interpersonal violence and the ability to provide support to survivors of interpersonal violence.  2-4 years of relevant experience preferred.  Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in complex, sensitive situations. Demonstrated experience and ability to work with a diverse population of students and colleagues. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to conduct educational programs and training workshops. Familiarity with best practices related to policy development and victim advocacy preferred. Proficient computer skills. Available to work some nights and/or weekends

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: To Apply please click here: https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/job/Andrews-House/Sexual-Harassment-and-Assault-Resources---Education-Advocate_REQ116481-5

    Or paste the URL into your browser:  https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/job/Andrews-House/Sexual-Harassment-and-Assault-Resources---Education-Advocate_REQ116481-5

     

    DATE POSTED: March 4, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker

    DETAILS: The Safe Passage Project, housed at New York Law School, is searching for a Social Worker who will plan, coordinate, and manage the provision of non-legal services to Safe Passage clients and their families, primarily through referral services.   This position is funded by a grant from the City of New York and the Robin Hood Foundation.  The Social Worker will report to the Director of Legal Services.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and maintain relationships with social service providers, schools, local government agencies, and community organizations in order to facilitate referrals of Safe Passage clients; Research and develop a resource directory for all related referral sources; Maintain client files and provide ongoing support to clients and families; Participate in Safe Passage's weekly docket day at New York Immigration Court, serving as a referral point for services, including emergency services; Conduct intake assessments with Safe Passage clients as necessary and make recommendations for services and treatment; Provide support and referral services to volunteer attorneys representing Safe Passage clients; Prepare and conduct trainings on the benefits and services available to unaccompanied minors; Directly supervise social work student intern(s)/extern(s); and Assist with grant reporting requirements, including the collection and maintenance of required data.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Fluency in Spanish is required; Master's degree in social work is required; LMSW, with LCSW preferred; SIFI-certified or SIFI-eligible preferred; Experience working with diverse communities, preferably with immigrant youth; Knowledge of the social, educational, health, and other services available to immigrant youth in the New York City metropolitan area; Familiarity with immigration law, family law and legal services; and Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on an interdisciplinary team in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment;

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. To apply, please electronically submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references in a single PDF document with the subject line "SOCIAL WORKER APPLICATION" to Claire R. Thomas, Staff Attorney, Safe Passage Project; Adjunct Professor, New York Law School, at cthomas@safepassageproject.org no later than March 15, 2015.

     

    DATE POSTED: March 2, 2015

    POSITION:  Applications Now Open For Empire State Fellows Program 2015-­‐2017

    DETAILS: New York Governor Cuomo invites mid-­‐career professionals interested in public service to apply to the Empire State Fellows Program. The Empire State Fellows Program is a full-­‐time leadership training program that will prepare the next generation of talented professionals for careers as New York State policy-­‐makers. The incoming class of Empire State Fellows will serve from September 2015 to September 2017, and receive an annual salary commensurate with experience, not to exceed $72,765, plus a generous benefits package. At the end of the fellowship, a performance review process will identify Empire State Fellows that will be given the opportunity to continue to serve as leaders in New York State government after completing the program.

    Governor Cuomo will appoint each Empire State Fellow to work directly with a Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, or other high-­‐level policy maker. Work assignments will offer Empire State Fellows unparalleled experience collaborating with senior officials and participating in the policy-­‐making process. While taking part in the work of government, Empire Fellows will participate in educational and professional development programs that will help them to serve as effective and ethical government leaders.

    Applications for the Empire State Fellows Program are due Friday, April 10, 2015 by 11:59 p.m. The Empire State Fellows Program is designed to attract talented professionals with demonstrated leadership potential who want to refocus their careers on public service. Candidates will be selected on the basis of their academic and professional experience, demonstrated leadership potential, commitment to public service, communication skills, and creativity. Applicants who are members of groups underrepresented in policy-­‐making roles in New York State government, which include but are not limited to Black, Hispanic, Asian and Pacific Islander persons; women; persons with disabilities; and gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender persons, are particularly encouraged to apply.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Professionalism

    •             Creativity and strong leadership potential

    •             Excellent analytical and evaluative skills

    •             Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    •             Excellent organizational skills, efficiency and flexibility

    •             Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and monitor work

    •             Ability to work independently while also collaborating with a team

    •             Ability to identify issues, recognize best practices, formulate options and make recommendations 

    Experience:

    •             A minimum of three (3) years of full-­‐time, professional work experience

    •             Demonstrated leadership potential

    •             Managerial experience is a plus

    •             Applicants may come from all professional backgrounds 

    Education:

    •             An advanced university degree (master's degree, JD, PhD or equivalent) is desirable, but a candidate with only a Bachelor's degree may be considered if he/she has substantial professional experience

    •             Applicants may come from all academic disciplines 

    Additional requirements:

    •             Candidates must be United States Citizens

    •             Candidates must be available to work in Albany, New York throughout the two-­‐year program (this is NOT negotiable)

    •             Current New York State executive and legislative branch employees are ineligible for the Empire State Fellows Program

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Applications must be received no later than Friday, April 10, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. All application documents must be emailed to  fellows@exec.ny.gov as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments. A complete application will include:

    1.    Cover letter

    2.    Professional Resume or CV

    3.    Personal statement explaining your interest in the Empire State Fellows Program and why you should be selected (no more than two pages)

    4.    Two letters of recommendation (Letters of recommendation should be sent directly from the recommender as PDF or Microsoft Word attachments and emailed to fellows@exec.ny.gov with the applicant's full name in the subject line.)

    The application should consist of three emails: (1) an email from the applicant attaching the cover letter, resume, and personal statement in PDF or Microsoft Word format, (2) an email from recommender #1 attaching his/her recommendation letter in PDF or Microsoft Word format, and (3) an email from recommender #2 attaching his/her recommendation letter in PDF or Microsoft Word format. All three emails must be received before 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2015. All three emails should have the applicant's full name in the subject line.

    Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. For additional information see:  www.dos.ny.gov/newnyleaders/

     

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    DATE POSTED: February 23, 2015

    POSITION: Summer Teaching Positions Available - Teach Reading to Students of All Ages This Summer

    DETAILS:

    •      Earn more than $6,000 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $500 and $700 per week while teaching.

    •      Gain over 500 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.

    •      Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books.

    The Institute teaches developmental reading programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States. Our classes for students of all ages improve their reading skills and teach them to experience absorption in literature.

    QUALIFICATIONS: We hire people who:

    •      Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure

    •      Are responsible, hard working, and have good communication and organizational skills

    •      Will be patient and supportive with students

    The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2015 teaching positions. We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. We provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: We invite you to submit an online application and learn more about teaching for the Institute at: http://instituteofreadingdevelopmentteachingjobs.com/

     

    DATE POSTED: February 16, 2015

    POSITION: Yachad Summer Social Work Associates

    DETAILS: Yachad/National Jewish Council for Disabilities has one of the most prestigious and exclusive social work development/employment opportunities in the country.  Hundreds of applicants between their first and second years of social work graduate school programs from around the country compete for only 5 spots in the Summer Social Work Program, based out of the agency's international headquarters in Bowling Green area of New York City.  A $1,000 stipend is awarded.

    Graduate students accepted into this program are not considered interns or students, but are instead expected to work at the agency and contribute to the functioning of diverse programming under the mentorship of an established and accomplished career social worker.  Participants will be assigned to agency programs, projects, and divisions that match one or more of their career goals, including: Clinical and Direct Practice; Leadership and Organizational Management; Development; Research; Advocacy; Community Organizing;  Policy; and Disability Studies.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate student working toward her/his MSW.

    Commitment: 3 months. May (start date TBD) through August (end date TBD)

    Time Requirement: 21 to 24 hours per week

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email Resume with name and contact information of two references to Michelle Mintz, LCSW at mintzm@ou.org

    Application Deadline is March 4th, 2015. Interview with Social Work staff to follow. Late applications will not be reviewed or considered.

     

    DATE POSTED: February 12, 2015

    POSITION: Fierce Family Building Clinical Associate

    DETAILS: If the idea of literally helping people build their families from scratch e.g., through adoption, lights a fire of excitement in you and you yearn for a dynamic and supportive work environment with fun loving, out of the box thinking clinicians as colleagues, then we should definitely talk.

    Here's why: we are a start up psychology and consulting practice with big dreams of changing the way people think about therapy and relationships through innovative approaches. One of our core services is to support clients through the different stages of their relationships including the process of starting their own families. We are seeking a fun-loving clinical associate to join our team as we expand this service.

    If we've piqued your curiosity, here's what year one of your role would look like:

    Traveling to different parts of New York City metro area and beyond to conduct home visits for home study evaluations; Planning and facilitating dynamic informational sessions, group therapy and workshops related to family building for individuals/couples/professionals; Writing and editing the stories of families through adoption home study reports; Interviewing and providing consultation to people from all walks of life, i.e., brown, queer, polyamorous, kinky, vanilla people; Coordinating and networking with attorneys and other family building professionals; Working closely with out senior family-building specialist to enhance and expand this service so that it is unique and innovative

    QUALIFICATIONS: It would be awesome if you speak Spanish, however more important to us is that you are a fabulous person who thrives in an environment where play, innovation, and collaboration rule.

     Our non-negotiable is that you must have a New York state license as a mental health provider and either some experience writing adoption home study reports or at least one full year in the child welfare field.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email Dr. Bukky Kolawole at hireme@drbukkyk.com with your resume or CV and a cover letter answering these specific inquiries:

     1)      What specifically attracts you to this position?

    2)      What does your resume not tell us about you?

    3)      Why, if at all, are relationships important to you?

    4)      What are the family values or mantras that you learned during childhood that you still hold onto today and why?

     Ethnic minorities and LGBTQI individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

     

    DATE POSTED: February 12, 2015

    POSITION: People Operations Associate

    DETAILS: Hakuna is searching for a highly motivated person to join our expanding People Operations team. People Operations Associates are the main contact point between clients and the Hakuna team. We are looking for someone who is able to coordinate the client intake process, including detailed notes on client needs; Coordinate with seniors and their families to develop a realistic care plan; Work with team to match clients with the right caregivers based on needs assessment; Drive the process to recruit reliable, compassionate caregivers; Build and improve Hakuna internal procedures; Analytical research projects that bring actionable insights to daily operations.

    QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree from a top-tier institution. Masters in Social Work or similar field preferred. Must have U.S. work authorization. Experience in case management is preferred as you will play a key role in managing client cases and assessing client needs. You must also be flexible - sometime you'll have to jump up from your seat to make a field visit at a moment's notice! It is important that you're able to build and maintain trust. We are looking for the sort of person who can introduce two strangers and leave as three friends. Applicants should have excellent presentation and organization skills and a strong sense of responsibility; Mastery in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, Google Docs and Google Sheets. A commitment to getting things done; Excellent emotional intelligence and the ability to listen; Experience working with older adults and/or families preferred. A desire to kickstart with a lot of initiatives and the resourcefulness to make them happen; Previous experience thriving in a fast paced environment.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your resume and cover letter to career@hakuna.co. Please specify "People Operations Associate" in the subject line.

     

    DATE POSTED: February 10, 2015

    POSITION: SOCIAL WORKER - Workplace Mentoring Center

    DETAILS: Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC seeks an Associate Program Manager for the Workplace Mentoring Program with strong case management skills who can cultivate lasting relationships between our corporate sponsors and the schools we work with.  A successful candidate will have strong communication skills and be able to effectively manage programs. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage site based one-to-one mentoring programs at multiple corporate locations. Conduct client psychosocial interviews, write clinical assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating schools to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services. Conduct ongoing direct communication with School Coordinators and Principals to provide accurate agency and program info. Work with corporations and schools to develop individualized program and plan. Facilitate all program functions and group activities based on designed curriculum. Conduct outreach to volunteers, including site community presentations and partnerships with local businesses and colleges. Facilitate orientations for potential volunteers, youth participants, and their parents/guardians. Interview and assess volunteers, youth and parents/guardians as needed. Match youth with adult volunteers in one to one mentoring relationships. On-site supervision of matches on program days; provide support and additional training to volunteers Monitor closely for clinical and safety issues that may arise. Intervene and engage parents, provide referrals to appropriate external community resources. Maintain professional records of all case supervision contacts. Coordinate and participate in conferences with school personnel for individual youth as needed. Participate in one resource team. Plan and implement networking and film series as assigned. Other agency and program related duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Social Work preferred. 1-2 years social work experience preferred with a Master's Degree. 3-4 years social work experience preferred with a Bachelors Degree. Interviewing, assessment, outreach, advocacy, organizational skills, strong written and verbal skills, program management and computer knowledge.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org . Please specify "Associate Program Manager-WMC" in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will NOT be reviewed. 

     

    DATE POSTED: February 10, 2015

    POSITION: SOCIAL WORKER- Community Based Mentoring

    DETAILS: Conduct client and parent psychosocial interviews, write clinical assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating agencies, schools, etc. to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services. Match youth with adult volunteers in one-to-one mentoring relationships. Provide on-going supervision and support.  Monitor one-to-one matches by phone and in-person meetings; maintain professional records of all case supervision contacts.  Monitor closely for clinical and safety issues that may arise. Regularly evaluate matched clients based on agency guidelines and specific program goals to assess outcomes. Lead educational and recreational group activities and/or special projects for participating matches and parents based on emerging needs. Act as client advocate for youth and families including information and referral, crisis intervention, and short term counseling. Conduct outreach presentations to external community agencies for appropriate client referrals. Act as liaison between matches and Marketing/PR staff. Perform other agency and program related duties as needed. Report to supervisor on program progress and professional performance. Supervise a caseload of clients and volunteers.

    QUALIFICATIONS: BA Required; MSW or Master's Degree Preferred. 2 years of social work experience preferred.  Experience working with youth preferred, case notes, computer knowledge, organizational skills and writing ability; ability to manage programs and effectively work with clients.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. Please specify "Associate Program Manager- Community Based Mentoring" in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed.

     

    DATE POSTED: February 5, 2015

    POSITION: Assistant Project Director/Team Coordinator - The Child Center of NY, Inc. Clinical Consultation Program

    DETAILS: The APD reports to the Senior Project Director and is responsible to provide clinical supervision to the  CCP clinicians to help them make comprehensive family system assessments integrating mental health, domestic violence and substance abuse issues. Provide administrative supervision to the clinicians to maintain timely documentation and ensure compliance with standards set by the Child Center of New York, The Administration for Children's Services and the State Office for Children and Family Services. Provide leadership in team building and collaboration to enhance service delivery. Provide leadership in building relationships with ACS field offices (from CPS to deputy directors), CCNY central office, preventive agencies, community based mental health, domestic violence and substance misuse service providers and hospitals. Provide substance abuse assessments to clients referred by the Archer Avenue field office, and make appropriate treatment referrals. Maintain OASAS compliant paperwork. Prepare monthly reports to ACS OASAS liaison on assessments. Ensure timely preparation of administrative reports for central administration and ACS. Build capacity of the child welfare workforce by assisting consultants in developing specialized trainings in mental health and domestic violence. Participate in family team conferences and child safety conferences on an as-needed basis. Conduct consultations with ACS field office staff on cases involving mental health and/or domestic violence on an as needed basis. Participate in multidisciplinary conferences to enhance collaborations with other providers, facilitate case transition and build relationships to improve outcomes for children and families. Make appropriate referrals for mental health, domestic violence and substance abuse services. Build and maintain working relationships with providers city-wide.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Five years post Masters, LCSW or LMSW, with CASAC preferable. Experience in clinical mental health interventions, domestic violence issues, trauma-informed. Clinical supervisory experience helpful. Collaborative and creative, able to work in host environment at ACS field office.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please send resume and cover letter to: Elise.wager@acs.nyc.gov with subject line: Senior Project Director

     

    DATE POSTED: February 5, 2015

    POSITION: Mental Health/Domestic Violence Consultant - The Child Center of New York Inc. Clinical Consultation Program

    DETAILS: The staff person is a full time employee of The Child Center of New York, working under the ACS Clinical Consultation Program. The mental health/domestic violence staff person will function as consultant to ACS, under the supervision of the CCNY Team Coordinator/Senior Project Director and will be located full time within one of the ACS Field Office Sites located in Jamaica, Queens, along with other members of the program staff.

    Responsibilities include: Conducting formal and informal consultations with ACS Child Protective Specialists on their cases which include mental health and/or domestic violence concerns. The CCP consultant will assist in assessing the presence of these concerns, and help determine the specific level of interventions required to strengthen the family and reduce risk to the children, providing concrete tools and casework guidance. Consultant will meet productivity requirements including number of formal consultations per week and writing reports for every consultation, within an acceptable time frame. Attending Family Team Meetings, case conferences and child safety conferences as required and approved by the team coordinator. Direct client contact is to model or demonstrate effective interventions and engagement strategies for the benefit of caseworkers or other ACS staff. Developing and implementing at least one mental health training or domestic violence for Child Protective Specialists, supervisors and managers per month. Topic to be determined by the needs of the field office in collaboration with the consultant. Curriculum will be written and specific, and creative in approach to engage CPS in learning and transfer of knowledge. Attend case reviews as an important training tool, as per request of ACS deputy directors and approval of the Team Coordinator. Case reviews. Attending bi-monthly CCP city wide mental health and alternately domestic violence consultants meetings. Developing/maintaining knowledge of community based resources for referral for mental health and/or domestic violence services.

    QUALIFICATIONS: LCSW or LMSW, with at least three years clinical experience. Excellent writing skills mandatory; excellent engagement skills; Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to understand, respect and work in a host environment; Word, excel, PowerPoint skills required.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please send resume and cover letter to: Elise.wager@acs.nyc.gov with subject line: Mental Health/Domestic Violence Consultant

     

    DATE POSTED: January 28, 2015

    POSITION: SUMMER STAFF

    DETAILS: The Summer of Service staff is responsible for leading, teaching and serving as role models for up to 16 co-ed high school students. The staff lives on-site with the group. This is a fairly intensive position requiring high energy, flexibility and organization. We look for staff with a commitment to community service and experience working with teenagers in education or community settings. Most sites are comprised of four project staff: one Project Director and up to three supporting staff.

    The responsibilities of all AJSS staff include: Creating an atmosphere of respect, safety and security among the participants, the AJSS staff, and the host community. Empowering participants to take the lead in crafting, planning, and implementing their own ideas and programs within the supervision of project staff. Liaising between the host community and the group to coordinate meaningful service work and activities for the summer. Managing household duties within living space, including daily cleaning, cooking, traveling, etc. Working with the other staff to plan and implement programs (educational, cultural, recreational, etc.) to create a meaningful experience for participants. Driving a minivan every day to transport participants, perform regular errands, take weekend trips, etc.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience as a camp counselor or AJSS participant is helpful but not required. Ability to work long days is essential. All staff must be 21 years old by the beginning of the program, hold a valid driver's license, and be comfortable driving a minivan.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: http://ajss.org/about-us/summer-staff/

     

    DATE POSTED: January 15, 2015

    POSITION: PROGRAM MANAGER-HS Community Impact Program

    DETAILS: The Program Manager reports to the Director of the Education Initiative and is responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of the Community Impact (CI) HS Program. The person will be based at the school 3 - 4 days out of the week. Some evenings and Saturdays are required with this position. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

    -Client/Volunteer In-Take and Match Supervision: Facilitate the volunteer intake process for the CI Program. Conduct volunteer and client interviews, write assessments and collect supporting information to determine eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance. Match youth with adult volunteers in one-to-one mentoring relationships. Provide on-going supervision and support to mentors and mentees (match). Monitor one-to-one matches via phone, email, and in-person meetings; maintain professional records of all supervision contacts. Regularly evaluate matched clients based on agency guidelines and specific program goals to assess outcomes.

    -School Partnership Management: Meet with school staff regularly to keep them informed on mentees progress. Occasionally sit in on staff meetings. Share progress notes with school personnel.

    -Youth Workshop Facilitation, Advocacy and Engagement: Teach an elective class at a school focused on common core reinforcement; use culturally relevant pedagogy. Create, plan and facilitate after-school and Saturday activities, can include college trips. Teach an elective class for mentees at school; involves creating dynamic curriculum that embeds life skills, job and career readiness skills, literacy and math reinforcement. Curriculum is expected to be youth-centered. Lead group activities and special projects for participating matches and parents. Meet one-on-one with mentees at school to provide ongoing support. Act as client advocate for youth and families including information and referral, crisis intervention, and short term counseling.

    -Data Collection: Collect students educational release forms and gather educational records directly from school on an ongoing basis. Use data to guide program direction and emphasis as well as to provide thorough one-on-one academic planning for mentees.

    -Other: Perform other agency and program related duties as needed.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Teaching/Education or MSW Preferred. 2 years teaching or social work experience preferred. Teaching Certification preferred but not required. Familiarity and experience with teaching culturally relevant/critical pedagogy that infuses Common Core learning standards. Familiarity with college and job readiness instruction. Computer knowledge, organizational skills and writing ability; engaging and dynamic group facilitation and instructional skills; interview and assessment skills; ability to manage programs and effectively work with clients and other key stakeholders. Cultural competency and experience working with diverse populations required.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. Please put 'Program Manager- HS Community Impact' in subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed. No phone calls please. EOE.

     

    DATE POSTED: January 15, 2015

    POSITION: ASSOCIATE PROGRAM MANAGER- Community Based Mentoring

    DETAILS: Conduct client and parent psychosocial interviews, write clinical assessments and collect supporting information from collaborating agencies, schools, etc. to determine disposition based on eligibility, needs, goals, and/or acceptance for agency services. Match youth with adult volunteers in one-to-one mentoring relationships. Provide on-going supervision and support. Monitor one-to-one matches by phone and in-person meetings; maintain professional records of all case supervision contacts. Monitor closely for clinical and safety issues that may arise. Regularly evaluate matched clients based on agency guidelines and specific program goals to assess outcomes. Lead educational and recreational group activities and/or special projects for participating matches and parents based on emerging needs. Act as client advocate for youth and families including information and referral, crisis intervention, and short term counseling. Conduct outreach presentations to external community agencies for appropriate client referrals. Act as liaison between matches and Marketing/PR staff. Perform other agency and program related duties as needed. Report to supervisor on program progress and professional performance. Supervise a caseload of clients and volunteers.

    QUALIFICATIONS: BA Required; MSW or Master's Degree Preferred. 2 years of social work experience preferred. Experience working with youth preferred, case notes, computer knowledge, organizational skills and writing ability; ability to manage programs and effectively work with clients.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please submit your resume and cover letter to bbbsresume@bigsnyc.org. Please include "Associate Program Manager- Community Based Mentoring" in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will NOT be reviewed. EOE/AA Employer. No phone calls please.

     

    DATE POSTED: January 15, 2015

    POSITION: Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist - Mood and Anxiety Disorders Practice

    DETAILS: The Seleni Institute seeks a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a licensed psychotherapist within our mood and anxiety disorders practice. Reporting directly to the Clinical Director, the psychotherapist will be responsible for ensuring that all patients and their families receive the highest standard of care during their visits at the Seleni Institute. Applicants seeking to fulfill licensure hour requirements will be considered. Located at the Seleni Institute headquarters in New York City, this is an exempt full-time position. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

    Responsibilities: Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, training seminars and individual supervisory meetings. Assess patient progress and modify treatment program accordingly. Maintain patient confidentiality and document case records on all patient contacts. Demonstrate professional attitude and ability to interface with senior management, clinicians and staff.  Exhibit innovation and strong organizational skills. Participate in professional development and maintain required continuing education hours for licensing. Contribute in a collaborative environment and exhibit ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Exhibit flexibility to work hours in order to meet productivity goals and deadlines. Perform other duties as required by clinical executive staff.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology or Social Work from an accredited program in applied psychology or social work. Appropriate licensure. Demonstrated clinical interest specifically related to the assessment and care for women experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email resume and cover letter to info@seleni.org with subject line: Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist - Mood and Anxiety Disorders Practice. Be prepared to provide writing samples and references on request. No phone calls please.

     

    DATE POSTED: January 15, 2015

    POSITION: Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist - Grief and Bereavement Practice

    DETAILS: The Seleni Institute seeks a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a licensed psychotherapist within our grief and bereavement practice. Reporting directly to the Clinical Director, the psychotherapist will be responsible for ensuring that all patients and their families receive the highest standard of care during their visits at the Seleni Institute. Located at the Seleni Institute headquarters in New York City, this is an exempt full-time position. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

    Responsibilities: Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, training seminars and individual supervisory meetings. Assess patient progress and modify treatment program accordingly. Maintain patient confidentiality and document case records on all patient contacts. Demonstrate professional attitude and ability to interface with senior management, clinicians and staff. Exhibit innovation and strong organizational skills. Participate in professional development and maintain required continuing education hours for licensing. Contribute in a collaborative environment and exhibit ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Exhibit flexibility to work hours in order to meet productivity goals and deadlines. Perform other duties as required by clinical executive staff.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology or Social Work from an accredited program in applied psychology or social work. Appropriate licensure. Demonstrated clinical interest, specifically related to the assessment and care for women and couples experiencing grief and bereavement as it relates to miscarriage, infertility, stillbirth, and child loss.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Email resume and cover letter to info@seleni.org with subject line: Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist - Grief Practice. Be prepared to provide writing samples and references on request. No phone calls please.

     

    DATE POSTED: January 15, 2015

    POSITION: Social Worker - Nursing Home

    DETAILS: Suffolk Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing is seeking a Full-Time Social Worker for our 120-bed Skilled Nursing Facility. Duties Include: Safe discharge planning for a high-turnover population. Interviewing residents and their families. Provide psychosocial assessment and counseling to residents and families. Developing specific care plans based on the needs of individual residents. Helping residents apply for appropriate social services. Providing crisis intervention as needed. Providing grief and loss counseling and supportive counseling. Strengthening communications among Residents, families, and the facility staff. Excellent Compensation and Comprehensive Benefits Package provided!

    QUALIFICATIONS: . Must Be a Social Worker with Skilled Nursing Facility / Resident Discharge Experience! Master's Level Licensed Social Worker! Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Solid Computer skills a must! Ability to work well in a team setting. Long-Term Care Experience with Resident Discharge experience is Required!

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please follow the link: http://centersforcare.theresumator.com/apply/XFh4b8/source=wssw/Staff-Social-Worker.html

     

    DATE POSTED: January 15, 2015

    POSITION: Case Manager / Social Worker (Bilingual - Spanish / English)

    DETAILS: Centers Health Care has an immediate opening for a Bilingual [Spanish/English Speaking] Social Workers for our Adult Day Care Centers in the Brooklyn/Queens, NY area. The ideal candidate must have a Master's in Social Work, and must be fluent in both English and Spanish; Experience working with Seniors or in Adult Day Care setting preferred; Must have a positive can-do attitude & enjoy working with seniors; and have the ability to work well with others. Primary duties include but are not limited to Interviewing participants and their families; Provide psycho-social assessment and counseling; Developing specific care plans, Social Services assistance, Crisis Intervention, and Supportive Counseling.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be fluent in both English and Spanish! Minimum of Master in Social Work required. Previous experience working with Seniors or in Adult Day Care setting a major plus! Must have a positive can-do, upbeat personality & enjoy working with seniors and the Hispanic population. Ability to work well with others, as well as succeed individually.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS/COMMENTS: Please follow the link: http://centersforcare.theresumator.com/apply/DJwPcw/source=wssw/Case-ManagerSocial-Worker-Bilingual-Spanish.html

     

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