Social Worker (Licensed)

135 W 50th St, New York, NY 10020, USA Req #2665
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Make a bigger difference



Jewish Community Services (JCS) provides an array of services to help New York City’s Jewish community address challenging problems, such as life-threatening medical condition, misuse of alcohol and other substances, family caregiving, loss and bereavement.  Services are provided to individuals, groups, communities and synagogues.  JCS provides concrete assistance, information and referral, short-term case management and supportive counseling, spiritual care, consultation services, education and workshops, crisis helpline for substance abuse and self-help recovery services. 


KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (List the functions that are essential to achieve the goals):


  • Provision of case management, crisis intervention and brief counseling services
  • Develop and facilitate support and wellness groups
  • Provision of case consultation and training to professional and lay leadership
  • Meetings with professional and lay leadership of partners for program development
  • Referral to and coordination of services with other Jewish Community Services staff
  • Development of community contacts & relationships with potential partners and service recipients
  • Promotion of JCS services, such as bereavement groups, JACS (substance abuse recovery services), services of people with life-threatening illness

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED (List all that is required to achieve this position): 

  • Master’s Degree (LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LCAT, LMFT). 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE (List what the desire to reach goals):

   Minimum two years’ experience   Strong cultural competence in regard to Jewish religious, spiritual, cultural and communal practice.

  • Solid clinical skills, and knowledgeable of evidence -based practices. 
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Russian and/or Ukrainian language is preferred

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8868 - School - Professionals/Clerical
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 135 W 50th St, New York, NY 10020, USA