Outreach Coordinator/ Counselor - PEARLS

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Outreach Coordinator/ Counselor - PEARLS

Status: Non-Exempt/Union/Full-Time
Reports to: Program Manager or designee
Date Posted: 21-May-2018
Job Type: Full Time

Details

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of Program Manager, in accordance with the standards of the social work profession and requirements of the funding source, the Social Worker IA- Outreach coordinator/counselor worker will:

  • Create structured community outreach plans, including project goals and measurements.
  • Perform outreach throughout the community in the designated CDs, which include community organizations, community stakeholders and organizations with whom JASA has established community Linkage Agreements, in order to identify and recruit clients.
  • Create marking materials and distribute them at community venues.
  • Provide in-home treatment on a half time basis.
  • Administer PHQ-9 depression questionnaire to clients so as to screen for possible disorders and impairments requiring mental health services.
  • Attend two-day PEARLS training at DOHMH and complete online refresher training annually thereafter.
  • Represent and interpret the agency at community conferences and meetings.
  • Participate in training and unit meetings.
  • Complete required records, reports and statistics, utilizing computers, if so required.
  • Perform such other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an Accredited College or University with Bachelor degree in Social Work or Psychology; minimum two years professional experience required.
  • Good writing/record keeping skills.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Must be computer literate, including ability to learn and use program-specific software.
  • Ability to travel to clients’ homes and to negotiate any steps and barriers in clients’ residences.
  • Knowledge of Spanish/Russian may be helpful.
  • Understanding and appreciation of the roles of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference, and individual values as they relate to serving clients and families.

SUBJECT TO REVIEW FOR PURPOSES OF ADAAA

JASA is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment


To Apply

Email résumé and cover letter to: jobs@jasa.org. Indicate Outreach Coordinator/ Counselor - PEARLS - Bronx in subject line.

—Or—

Mail to: JASA
Human Resources Department
247 West 37 Street – Ninth Floor
New York, NY 10018


SUBJECT TO REVIEW FOR PURPOSES OF ADAAA
JASA is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment

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