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Part-time School Social Worker (*hiring immediately*)

New York, NY, USA

Job Type

Part Time




$32 / Hour


Hiring Immediately by February 30th, 2024

Pay: $32 / Hour

Type: Part-time Non-Exempt

Company: I'RAISE (

Work Location: New York City. The commute is a part of the job, and you must go wherever is required by the organization within New York City (such as Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, etc). Two to three schools per week (1 school per 1 - 2 day) with consistent schedule and location*

Work Schedule: Availability within Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm ET

DISCLAIMER: This job is contingent upon funding available at I'RAISE

Essential functions:

  • Provide counseling to assigned youth through evidence-based interventions and culturally sensitive approaches

  • Develop treatment plans supporting students' social, emotional, and behavioral goals

  • Conduct psychosocial assessments, evaluating mental, social, and functional capacity

  • Offer crisis intervention and mentoring for students; provide guidance to school personnel

  • Communicate and collaborate with school officials, parents, and guardians

  • Assist with parent and teacher workshops; participate in evaluation and placement of special needs students

  • Maintain ongoing relationships with families, facilitating social adjustment and utilizing community resources

  • Consult with administration and staff on social adjustment factors; counsel groups of students/parents

  • Develop and maintain written reports, records, and act as a case manager for designated students

  • Coordinate, develop, monitor, and evaluate Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)

  • Observe pupils in classrooms/playgrounds; supervise Social Work Interns

  • Maintain a caseload minimum for individual and group counseling per academic year

  • Attend agency community events and conduct home visits for high-risk clients

  • Engage in research and evaluation efforts, tracking clients' clinical and academic outcomes

  • Hybrid role during summer when DOE schools are closed; assume other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Must be working towards LMSW Exam and must pass the exam within 6 months of hire date

  • Must provide copy of MSW College Diploma

  • Proficiency in Spanish Language preferred but not required

  • 2 years of social work experience (internships experiences counted / considered)

  • SIFI Certification preferred but not required

Part-time Employee Benefits:

  • Paid-time off (PTO): 

  • 403b retirement plan (no matching currently)

  • Social Work related:  Annual CE credits 36 hours *provided by the agency, Free LCSW test prep workshop

  • Continuing Education

  • Any added employee benefits

  • Currently no medical insurance benefits due to the company's small size

Have questions? 

  • Email HR Director Dalamu Sherpa at for prompt responses to your questions.

  • Or, leave a text message at 646-932-4396 to receive a phone call. Please do not call directly without prior notice via text message. Please be sure to include your full name, the position title, and contact information.


About I'RAISE: 

I'RAISE Girls & Boys International Corporation is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization. We take immense pride in being a small organization led by BIPOC and women.

Since 2013, we have been passionately dedicated to providing educational support, parent support, and mental health services, resources, and programs to families and children in underserved and under-resourced communities in New York City. Our mission is rooted in the belief that every child deserves equal opportunities to succeed, regardless of their background. That's why we go above and beyond to offer a wide range of services designed to help families and children unlock their full potential and thrive.

​By choosing to support I'RAISE, you join a community dedicated to creating lasting change. Together, we can empower underserved communities, break down barriers, and ensure that every child has the opportunity to succeed. Explore our website to learn more about our initiatives, impact stories, and how you can get involved.


Having Second Job Disclaimer: Full-time employees with secondary jobs must ensure that their secondary job does not conflict with their work hours and duties at I'RAISE. Any conflicts in work hours or duties may lead to the revocation of the employment offer letter and/or termination.

Physical and or mental requirement: Possess social perceptiveness. Ability to understand the importance of discretion and confidentiality. Bending, crawling, stooping, standing, vision, lifting, and walking. Must be able to remain in a stationary position during shift, move throughout the building to access files, must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment, must be able to adhere to process protocol, must be able to apply established protocols in a timely manner. Learn new tasks, remember processes, maintain focus, complete tasks independently, make timely decisions in the context of a workflow, ability to communicate with visitors/stakeholders, ability to complete tasks in situations that have a speed or productivity quota. Able to travel within New York City.

Technology requirement: Comfortable communicating via email and phone, proficient in Microsoft-suite and Google Workspace (G-suite). This job requires the use of a personal laptop, Ipad or computer, and phone and notebooks for case intakes and for tracking case loads.

Additional Disclaimer: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Because I'RAISE is a non-profit organization, this job is contingent upon funding available at I'RAISE. 

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