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Social Worker
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

Principal Responsibilities:

Do you want to be part of a thriving and nurturing organization that continually strives to provide topnotch youth development programs?

Join a broader community of education professionals where you can make a difference in the lives of youth while growing in your career and doing fun, meaningful work!

The Y @ Harbor Heights

Harbor Heights serves 6th to 8th-grade students who are recent arrivals from Spanish-speaking countries. The student body is 100% Latino and considered English Language Learners (ELL). Programs are focused on leadership, STEM, and academics. Students also engage in instrumentation, sports, theater, film, arts & crafts, and STEM.

Position Overview

As a Social Worker, you will be responsible for the implementation of an active mental health presence in the school and the Y. By working alongside the school's guidance counselor during the school day, and the afterschool program director during the afternoons, the social worker will conduct clinical assessment, interventions, and referrals, such as individualized counseling sessions with students, and group sessions with a mix of 6th-8th grade male and female students. Sessions may also include parents, afterschool staff, school teachers, and/or school administration. During the summer months, the social worker will continue with assessments, interventions, and referrals to youth exhibiting social and emotional challenges.

Exciting Social Work and Counseling roles are in store for you!

Working part-time at the Y is rewarding and fulfilling too!

Minimum Qualifications:

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You have experience providing mental health services to middle and high school -aged youth

Agency Information:

Established in 1917 as one of the first Jewish community centers in New York City, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (the Y) today is a thriving and visionary not-for-profit human services organization in Northern Manhattan.We offer a wide range of educational, recreational, and social services programs to enhance the quality of life of the people we serve. From topnotch early childhood education and youth development programs to innovative senior center services, there's always something for everyone at the Y!