Social Worker, Center Lane

Job: CL Category: GeneralContact: 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 currently searching for a part-time, 21 hours per week, Program Specialist to work from Yonkers and White Plains, NY. The Program Specialist serves the psychosocial needs of participants at a Westchester County-based community program serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) adolescents and young adults, 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 position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

 

Benefits

The agency provides a dynamic atmosphere of exciting and challenging programs. We also offer very generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage for part-time and full-time employees and dependents with a portion paid by employer
  • Dental insurance
  • AFLAC benefit programs
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Agency-paid Pension Plan
  • Agency-paid Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Agency-paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • Generous time-off benefits
  • Direct Deposit
  • Savings on auto or homeowner's insurance with option of payroll deductions
  • Tuition assistance to help you reach your educational goals
  • Day Care reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Ongoing professional training and development

 

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