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Social Worker

Grand St Settlement Inc.
New York, NY 10002
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DEPARTMENT: Youth and Community Development Services

LOCATION: Juan Morel Campos School/Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

REPORTS TO: Community School Director

SALARY: $55,000-$60,000 (annually); salary commensurate with professional experience. We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K plan, employee referral bonus and 24 vacation days per year, personal and sick days.

DATE: April 2022

SCHEDULE: MondayFriday, 8 am4 pm or 9 am5 pm; and some Saturdays (schedule may vary according to program needs).

JOB SUMMARY: To provide at-promise students and families with guidance and support services. The social worker will advocate on their behalf to ensure students and their families gain access to the necessary mental health support services needed to succeed academically. The social worker will work closely with the Community School Team (director, case manager, outreach worker, and tutor) to provide resources that will enhance the Community School.


  • Masters Degree in Social Work required; LMSW and SIFI preferred
  • At least 3 years experience leading counseling groups, providing clinical services, and/or serving as a case manager for youth and families.
  • Experience working in NYC Public Schools and with youth in underserved communities
  • Ability to develop alliances with high risk and difficult to engage youth and families
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Outstanding collaborative skills
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
  • If hired, Grand Street requires all potential employees to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated including booster.


  • Recruit 100% of students identified as the targeted population (mental health needs students, special education students, students living in transitional housing, and students with attendance issues).
  • Conduct weekly group counseling sessions.
  • Provide confidential, individual counseling to participants
  • Provide crisis intervention, short-term issue resolution, and continued follow-up for youth and families
  • Maintain records of all individual meetings, baseline assessments, confidential correspondences, and case notes in database and/or a locked file.
  • Input and update program database
  • Make contact and referrals with other existing community resources that support the development of students and their families
  • Responsible for keeping track of targeted participants progress (academic, social, and emotional) and helping them to address specific issues that might impede their academic progress.
  • Develop individualized educational achievement action plans for each student in the program
  • Work closely with outreach worker, case manager and tutor to identify targeted student needs to inform student interventions
  • Maintain ongoing open communication with school principal, parents, and school-based staff
  • Participate in ongoing efforts to advocate for program needs via community coalition building and via administering feedback surveys and program assessments
  • Seek partnership opportunities and bring in at least 3 new partners a year to leverage resource to support programs
  • Attend Pupil Personnel Team, Individualized Education Program, and/or attendance meetings
  • Accompany outreach worker on home visits
  • Attend bi-monthly GSS team meetings
  • Attend all required department/agency meetings and/or meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Community School Director



Please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position you are applying for. If selected, we ask that you also provide us with three (3) professional references that we can contact (at least one (1) professional reference should be from a former supervisor). Please click on the link provided below, or use the link in a search bar and apply online through our career center.


No phone calls, please.

Please be advised that job offers can only be made once your clearances come through!



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Posted: 2022-04-19 Expires: 2022-05-20

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