Social Worker, Center Lane

Job: SW-CL Category: Social workerContact: Human ResourcesEmail: [email protected] Location: Center Lane

WJCS' Center Lane, the only LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) youth and community education center in Westchester County, is currently searching for a full-time, 35 hours per week, Social Worker to work primarily at the Yonkers main site and possibly White Plains, NY – bi-weekly.  The Social Worker serves the psychosocial needs of participants at Center Lane and assists the program director in coordination and implementation of services.  Responsibilities include providing supportive counseling, outreach, case management, and advocacy services to adolescents/young adults and families; facilitating support groups and drop-in sessions for adolescents/young adults; and providing crisis intervention for  adolescent/young adult clients.

The ideal candidate has experience in working with adolescents/young adults; must have knowledge of and extreme comfort with issues affecting LGBTQ youth and their families; and be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.  Must be able to work Friday evenings.  Must possess a Master’s degree in social work, human services or related field.  This position requires travel throughout Westchester County therefore a reliable vehicle is needed. Knowledge of MS Office is needed.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the Social Worker position, please fax your resume with cover letter to [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com. WJCS is an equal opportunity employer.

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