Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 72,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are now hiring for a part-time BilingualSocial Worker/Counselor to join our Team!
The BilingualSocial Worker/Counselor will utilize a multi-disciplinary, multi-service and systemic approach to provide a range of client centered services to survivors and the children witnesses of domestic violence in a shelter setting and off site.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for collaborating with the Safe House Wings Metro and providing the clinical services to residents victims of domestic violence and children witnesses.
Conducts psychosocial assessments and develop service plans with clients.
Provides individual, family and group evidence-based and trauma informed services to children and adults.
Provision of educational groups and support group services and safety planning to victims of domestic violence.
Maintains complete documentation of clinical records for quality assurance purposes.
Assess progress and success of intervention through agency approved outcome evaluation tools.
Completes and update documentation in a timely manner.
Master’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology required.
LSW or LPC preferred
Minimum of two (2) years of experience.
40 DV Training certificate or willingness to take training required.
Must have access to a vehicle, proof of insurance and valid driver’s license to perform essential job functions.
Experience in working with adults and children in a residential setting preferred.
Experience in working with clients and problem solving strategies, implementing Evidence Based practices including; Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; experience facilitating groups, ability to work on a team.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups.
Must be able to work Tuesday and Wednesdays.
Metropolitan Family Services offers a very generous benefits packet to our professionals:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, Traditional PPO, or PPO w/ HSA contributions.
Dental and Vision Insurance Options
11 paid Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Training and Professional Development Plan with E- Learning
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change t...hat empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.