Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services, Inc. (“CCNS”) is a not-for-profit corporation incorporated in 1947. We are a multi service social service agency with approximately 150 programs and services in Brooklyn and Queens. Among the programs operated by CCNS are day care and head start centers, senior centers, AIDS scattered site housing, prevention programs, and a homelessness prevention program.
CCNS is currently seeking to fill several full time and part time Social Worker positions for its Brooklyn and Queens programs.
Under the direction of the Supervisor, the Social Worker renders professional intervention to clients at risk of homelessness and homeless clients through comprehensive support services (assessment, intake, crisis intervention, information and referral, short and long-term comprehensive case management and financial assistance).
Master’s in Social Work from an accredited social work school required.
Experience supervising interns is a plus.
Excellent oral & written communication skills.
Good organizational skills.
Ability to use Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Bilingual Spanish/English speaking preferred.
Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends, evenings according to the needs of program operation.
For 115 years, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has been changing lives and building communities as it serves our neighbors in need with mercy and compassion.We currently sponsor over 160 programs and services for children and youth, adults and seniors, persons with developmental disabilities, those who are mentally ill and the isolated. In addition, we are one of the largest faith-based pro...vider of affordable housing in the country, with 3,600 units of housing, including 2,186 units of housing for low-income older adults, 1,068 units of family housing and 433 units of supportive housing for formerly homeless and individuals suffering mental illness or behavioral circumstances. With the country reeling from an economic crisis, countless members of our community in Brooklyn and Queens have turned to Catholic Charities for assistance. In response, we increased our efforts to address issues of poverty and promote justice in the communities we serve, thereby empowering families and individuals to achieve greater self-sufficiency.