Job Summary: The Social Worker will be responsible for trauma informed intake, assessment and providing referral services for clients seeking support from the Marks JCH UCRC. They will be directly involved in providing resources and assistance; helping clients navigate resources available to them through internal and external services. The Social Worker will work with case workers, job specialists, youth & family counselors, domestic violence counselors and other related specialists, offering clients a full service support system. The Social Worker must be highly organized, empathetic, compassionate and eager to help vulnerable families. You will often be the first point of contact for many of the clients, establishing trust and determining need will be essential.
Requirements and Qualifications
$55,000 - $65,000
The Marks JCH of Bensonhurst, known as the JCH, is a center of community life in Brooklyn, rooted in Jewish values and fostering an inclusive environment. We help at every life stage, providing critical services that lift people out of poverty, as well as innovative programing that educates and inspires our community members. The Marks JCH is a full-scale human service agency, providing social services, older adult services, resettlement support, job placement in addition to being a Jewish community center offering children's, youth, family, and cultural programs. Marks JCH prides itself on its 360-degree holistic service model, providing services for the whole family, meeting the needs of low- and moderate-income New Yorkers, specializing in helping refugees and immigrants. Southern Brooklyn is home to the largest enclave of Russian and Ukrainian speakers in the U.S., making the JCH a natural destination for Ukraine refugees.For over 40 years, the JCH has been providing social services to lower-income residents and Russian and Ukrainian-speaking immigrants in the neighborhood, including its 360-degree, comprehensive assistance to families in distress.The Ukraine Crisis Response Center is an extension of the JCH's existing work.