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Social Work Contractor (hiring immediately)

Work Location

North Bronx & Brooklyn, NY

Job Type

Workspace

Compensation

Contractor

On-Site

$40 per hour

Social Work Contractor (hiring immediately)

Open Spot: Two 

Type: Contractor

Pay: $40 per hour

Commute: Must be able to commute to North Bronx, NY, and Brooklyn, NY, and up to 3 schools in a week 

Start date: Hiring as soon as possible 


Responsibilities:

  • 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 MSW and/or BSW 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

  • Other social work related tasks/projects as assigned 


Qualifications/Requirement:

  • Contractor must have Master's degree in Social Work (MSW)

  • 4+ years of social work and case management experience in the Department of Education (DOE) public school required/preferred 

  • 3+ years of supervision/mentorship experience in the human service/social service field required/preferred 

  • 4+ years of 1:1 and group sessions and professional development workshop experience required

  • 3+ years of public school experience required/preferred - and working with students from Elementary to High School Grade Level 

  • LMSW preferred 

  • SIFI certification preferred 

  • Prior completion of Department of Education (DOE) background clearance preferred 


Travel Requirement:

  • Ability to travel to North Bronx and Brooklyn, from 2 to 3 schools per week 

  • I’RAISE does not provide relocation assistance nor provide any visa sponsorship at this time 


Background Clearance Requirement

  • Reference Checking 

  • Previous Employment Verification 

  • OCFS Clearance 

  • Department of Education (DOE) Fingerprint Clearance 


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TO APPLY & FOR MORE INFORMATION

Visit 

https://www.iraiseinc.org/jobopportunity/iraise

Complete the Job Application Form 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScC5-COuk8JppurnX9bBCxMhFdQTABVCfRQQaVR-gHOhtDrRw/viewform 


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About IRAISE

I'RAISE Girls & Boys International Corporation is a heartfelt haven founded in 2012 by the visionary Chief Executive Officer, Shanequa Moore. As a beacon of hope and resilience, we stand tall as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, proudly led by individuals from BIPOC and women communities. Since our inception, we have woven a tapestry of support, dedication, and transformation that defines who we are.


I’RAISE is not just an organization; it is a promise to make a difference in the lives of families. We are the guardians of youth, catalysts for community restoration, and architects of improved quality of life for minority children and families. Our purpose is etched in the very fabric of our holistic programs that commit to the well-being and empowerment of every child.


RAISE, EMPOWER, AND INSPIRE EVERY CHILD is not just a mantra; it's our guiding vision since 2012. We aspire to elevate self-esteem and self-worth, ensuring that every child, irrespective of background, finds success and progress in all facets of life

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