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Social Worker - Full Time
Commonpoint Queens - Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck, NY 11362

Principal Responsibilities:


Commonpoint Queens operates under a framework of holistic (social, emotional, physical, and cognitive) services, Human Development Model of a family-supported, strengths based interventions, and hope-engendering practice. An individual hired for this Social Worker position will report to the Program Director.


Minimum Qualifications:


Duties and Responsibilities:

 Complete phone assessments with all callers, make community referrals as appropriate, and invite in for face to face meetings those clients who need further assessment and attention.
 Coordinate the delivery of food packages from the agency's food pantry to clients in need.
 Oversee referrals to the agency's entitlement specialist for those participants who qualify for such programs.
 Attend outside provider meetings and occasional client home visits
 Meet with Rabbis and other community leaders to provide program updates and discuss how the program may need to pivot or expand
 Work in a collaborative team, including participation in staff meetings, case conferences, funder meetings, and staff development to support participant progress
 Complete all necessary paperwork and data entry for every program participant.
 Provide similar services for other clients within the same department as part of a team as time permits


Specifications for Education:
 LMSW preferred

Additional Qualifications:

 At least 2 years experience providing case management for adults and older adults
 At least 2 years experience supporting clients navigating at least one of the following: Medicare, Medicaid, homecare services for older adults
 Experience working with families struggling with changing and challenging economic situations
 Knowledge of Nassau County and NYC public benefits
 Experience providing crisis counseling preferred
 Interest and competence in working with the Jewish community
 Knowledge of insular communities preferred


Full Time

 Start Date: March 2022
 To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to LKraut@commonpointqueens.org

Salary:

$45,000 - $55,000

Agency Information:

Commonpoint Queens is a non-profit, multi service agency with a flagship site in Forest Hills and 50 additional sites throughout the community that provides a diverse array of programs and services to over 35,000. Our mission is to sustain and enhance the quality of family and individual life for all members of our community, regardless of religion, ethnic or cultural background, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual preference, age, or disability, within a pervasive and inclusive environment that facilitates individual growth, meets individual needs and builds community. We accomplish this mission through a broad range of social, educational, and recreational services that reach community members of all ages and backgrounds.