Youth Opportunity Hub Social Worker

Henry Street Settlement

Location:

Henry Street Settlement
265 Henry Street
New York, NY, 10002

Borough:

Manhattan

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Last Day to Apply:

08/01/2018

Length:

Permanent

Number of Available Positions:

1

Public Transportation:

Bus, Train

Job Description:

• Provide counseling, case management, activities/workshops and coordinate internal/external referrals for services to a caseload of 40 youth (13-24 years old) who live, attend school, or have a significant connection to one of the 6 Lower East Side settlement houses. • Recruit, outreach, engage, and enroll youth to build and maintain an ongoing 40-youth caseload. Work with youth through high school graduation and transition to college/employment. Continuously add youth to caseload as existing caseload achieves goals. • Engage and maintain partnership relationships with key program stakeholders, internal and external. Connect youth to secondary partners for services. • Assist in the coordination of events and program opportunities for youth both in assigned Settlement House and community wide. • Facilitate pertinent workshops and presentations for youth. • Complete necessary progress/case notes and internal reports, maintain caseload files, and enter timely contractual data into various database systems. • Participate in various contractual, program, division, and agency meetings and activities. • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: jobs@henrystreet.org.

To the Attention of:

Cassandra Walker

Required Skills/Experience:

• MSW required; LMSW and SIFI preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus. • Flexible schedule, available evenings/weekends. • At least 2 years of experience working with adolescents from diverse backgrounds. • Experience providing individual counseling, group counseling, and case management. • Ability to engage, build relationships, and demonstrate empathy with youth. • Diverse cultural competence required. • Strong networking and relationship-building skills. • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and follow through skills with the ability to coordinate multiple tasks and responsibilities. • Self-motivated with the ability to be resourceful, efficient, flexible, and effectively work under pressure. • Capacity to work both independently and collaboratively with staff members across multiple programs and program sites. • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Word and Excel, email correspondence, and database management.