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Social Worker

We are currently hiring a part-time Social Worker to join our Programs team in screening, matching and supervising matches between volunteers (Big Brothers and Sisters) and children (Little Brothers and Sisters).

Hiring Company: Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters
Location: Newton, MA

Core responsibilities:

Interviews parent(s)/guardian(s) and child(ren) to complete assessments and determine the need for and appropriateness of requests for service
Interviews and prepares assessments of prospective volunteers and determines appropriateness to serve as a Big Brother or Sister
Prepares parent(s)/guardian(s), children and volunteers for matching and assumes responsibility for the supervision of each matched "Big" and "Little"
Makes real-time updates to information systems and carefully maintains match records
Position reports to/under discretion of Assistant Director of the Children's Program and Chief Program Officer

Qualifications:

MSW (LCSW preferred)
Minimum of two years' experience in outpatient clinical social services/case management with children and/or adolescents (familiarity with youth mentoring models preferred)
Experience in mission-driven non-profits (preferred)
Previous experience organizing and facilitating clinical groups (preferred)
Strong communication skills including by e-mail, phone and in-person
Commitment to diversity and cultural sensitivity
Availability to maintain consistent evening and occasional weekend hours in order to accommodate match meetings and supervise group activities which occur during these times
Licensed driver with reliable vehicle required

This is a part time 24hours per week position paying $28 per hour.

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity and expression, disability or veteran status.

Salary: $28.00 /hour

Please contact Lisa Cohen at Lisa@jbbbs.org if interested.