Social Worker

Partnership with Children works with public schools in New York City’s highest-need communities to provide critical social and emotional supports for the hardest-to-reach youth and to systematically build schools that are safe, successful and conducive to learning. Social Workers provide ongoing support to students, families and school community. Social Workers have an on-site Partnership with Children supervisor. Supervision hours count toward LCSW requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual counseling and case management
  • Facilitate group counseling (individually or with co-facilitator)
  • Collaborate with school administration and staff on needs of students, families and school community
  • Integrate into and engage with school culture through development of positive relationships with school community
  • Conduct home visits
  • Support students and families in crisis
  • May have opportunity to task supervise social work interns
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • New York State LMSW from an accredited school of social work
  • At least one year’s experience in school setting, strong experience working with students and families preferred
  • Work in fast-paced environment, flexible and can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Bilingual (Spanish or Creole) a plus
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check and clearance by NYC Department of Education

Hours:

  • Full-time, occasional weeknight hours
  • Year-round position (summer location and duties will vary)

Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience. All full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, a 401k pension plan, life insurance, and twenty days paid vacation per year.