Social Work Counselor


Primary Responsibilities include:

-  Develop and facilitate independent living skills workshops.

-  Provide contacts and supports for foster families to facilitate implementation of independent living skills in the home.

-  Coordinate service efforts with DSS caseworkers.

-  Conduct monthly home visits to youth in their foster homes.

Qualifications and Requirements include:

-  Bachelor's degree in social work, education or related field required, master's degree preferred.

-  One year full-time experience working with adolescents. 

-  Valid NYS driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history and a vehicle that is properly registered and insured in accordance with NYS DMV and agency regulations.

-  Basic computer knowledge of MS Office.

-  Must be energetic and creative.

Schedule:

-  Full-time, 35 hours per week.

-  Mon, Tues., Wed., Fri. 9am-5pm, Thurs. 12pm-8pm.

Benefits include:

-  Medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurance, and employer contributed pension. Accessibility to other voluntary benefits such as TDA, supplemental life insurance, flexible spending account, AFLAC cancer care, supplemental dental, and personal accident insurance.

-  20 vacation days, 12 sick days, 4 personal days, 11 holidays and 2 floating holidays per year.