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Date Added: Fri 04/06/2021

Social Worker, Learning To Work (Brooklyn)

New York, NY, US
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Company: CAMBA

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Who We Are

CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive. We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in: Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 20,000 youth. CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today. ​

The Learning to Work (LTW) Program will provide services to 150-225 students, ages 15-21 who are over-aged for grade, under-credited, and have spent at least one year in another high school to earn a high school diploma and gain valuable vocational and life skills supports. Using the Primary Person Model, each student will have a Career Advocate who will: guide students towards removing barriers toward graduation, engage students in college preparatory activities, provide supportive services, and increase self-direction and self-sufficiency through meaningful career exploration experiences, including subsidized internship placements for 75 students.

Position: Social Worker

Reports To: Supervisor II

Location: Brooklyn

What The Social Worker Does:

The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, to: (1) provide individual and/or group counseling services to assist individuals and their families to achieve effective personal development and adjustment.; and, (2) counsel clients in dealing with such issues as: behavior, educational progress, family dynamics, mental and physical health, housing, personal finances, substance abuse, mental and/or physical trauma.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) degree required, as per funder's request.

Other Requirements:

  • Must obtain Dept. of Education fingerprint clearance.
  • Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
  • Ability to adapt to the culture and environment of a public school.

CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.

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