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Social Worker- Part time 

We are currently seeking a Part time licensed Social Worker for our ACES/ SYEP Youth programs. The primary roles are to provide assessment, support, crisis intervention, goal setting, linkages to community resources, and education to children in our ACES Weinland Park programs to ensure continued program participation and successful transition to middle school, as well as overlap into our TEEN mentoring program. An important part of this position is also providing continuous support for our participants in Summer Youth Empowerment Program at Camp Mary Orton. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify program participants in need of additional support by conducting individualized assessments, conferring with program staff, and by other means as appropriate

  • Meet with program participants and families, assess to determine if additional support is needed, and determine what additional assistance is available

  • Identify program participants in need of additional support by maintaining regular contact, reviewing attendance, communicating with program staff, and other means

  • Conduct regular/weekly assessments of participant progress, setbacks, threats and opportunities

  • Establish plans to address participants’ barriers

  • Link clients and families to community resources as needed

  • Coordinate and facilitate regular/weekly support/professional development groups on barrier reduction, behavior change, stress management, or other relevant topics

  • Coordinate services with program staff and other Godman Guild staff to ensure seamless services for participants and prevent duplication of efforts

  • Maintain knowledge of internal and external resources and make appropriate referrals in a timely fashion

  • Coordinate Mandated Reporter activities for SYEP and ACES programs.

  • Provide crisis intervention services to youth and families as needed, including safety assessments

  • Partner with other LSW staff to encourage coordination of services and provide team support

  • Contribute to organization learning regarding topics such as Trauma Informed Care, Race Equity and Inclusion, and client advocacy

Hours for this position are 12pm-6pm 3 days per week during the academic year plus potential additional hours for 18-24 hours per week; hours will be different during the summer camp season.
Position requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and LSW (or eligible to take test within 60 days)

  • Minimum two years work experience in social work or related field, youth experience preferred

  • Valid drivers’ license with no major offenses in last five years

  • Able to successfully pass a criminal background check

  • High level of cultural competency

  • Bilingual a plus