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YOUTH SERVICES SOCIAL WORKER

Company: WEST SIDE FED SR.SUP
Location: Tenafly
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive HousingHourly Wage- 30-34 hourlyYouth Services Social Worker Job DescriptionThe youth worker will be part of the social service team. They are an exempt employee. A Masters Degree with at least two years experience working with children and teenagers is required.The youth worker will work closely with the social service team and will report to the Director of Clinical and Social Services. They will collaborate with the Program Manager when necessary. The youth worker will provide a comprehensive range of services to the child, teenage and young adult residents of the Grand Family Apartments (GFA) to facilitate their social, educational, personal, and physical development. Responsibilities

  • Evaluate the needs of the child, teenage and young adult residents of GFA and develop means of addressing those needs.
  • Reach out to and build strong relationships with GFAs child, teenage and young adult residents.
  • Develop and implement programs, workshops and other activities designed to help the residents improve their social, academic, and physical skills.
  • Plan, organize, and facilitate recreational activities, and events, such as field trips, summer camps, and birthday parties.
  • Ensure participants are safe during activities.
  • Maintain records of participation in activities, including attendance and other data on each activitys outcome.
  • Serve as a positive role model for children, teenagers and young adults living at GFA.
  • Motivate children, teenagers, and young adults to develop their individual strengths and abilities.
  • Work with children, teenagers, and young adults, one on one and in small groups to provide guidance, counseling, and mentorship.
  • Document interventions with child, teenage and young adult residents of GFA.
  • Collaborate with outside organizations to develop and coordinate services and resources.
  • Identify and coordinate volunteer opportunities for teenagers and young adults.
  • Represent the organization at community events.
  • Work cooperatively with other staff members.
  • Share information about resident progress, needs, and problems with other staff as appropriate, guided by the WSFSSH Confidentiality Policy.
  • Develop and maintain competency in software and data bases as required.
  • Attend training sessions and conferences as required for enhancement of job skills.
  • Attend supervision, team, staff, and resident meetings.
  • Maintain awareness of and sensitivity to issues of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
  • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications
    • A Masters Degree in youth development, recreation, community development or social work.
    • At least 2 years of professional experience working with children, teenagers, and young adults.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English required.
    • Bilingual preferred. Monday- Friday 9am-5pm35 hoursCompensation details: 55000-62000 Yearly SalaryPI5289d59d2452-26289-34612268

Keywords: WEST SIDE FED SR.SUP, Tenafly , YOUTH SERVICES SOCIAL WORKER, Healthcare , Tenafly, New Jersey

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