MSW Bilingual Russian/English Social Worker

A Confidential non-profit community organization
Brooklyn, NY
Jul 28, 2017
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Job Description

Duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of Single Stop through a combination of direct service and program coordination
  • Provide a benefits screening to each client and identify eligibility for benefits
  • Complete benefits application process including Medicaid, food stamps, public assistance, etc.
  • Schedule clients for financial and legal counseling and monitor calendar
  • Organize and prioritize daily services and responsibilities to ensure that client needs are met
  • Provide referral services to clients in order to connect with internal and external service providers to address housing, employment, child care, financial assistance and other needed services
  • Conduct follow-up to ensure client is in receipt of benefits and other services
  • Evaluate progress made related to the service plan
  • Provide comprehensive advocacy services and crisis intervention
  • Identify strengths and needs of individuals and families and complete a basic needs assessments


  1. Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)
  2. Bilingual English/Russian
  3. Proficient user of computer technology
  4. Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  5. Experience with and commitment to working with low-income families and individuals
  6. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  7. Excellent time management, organizational and computer software skills
  8. Good written and oral communication skills required for reports, progress notes, advocacy and referrals
  9. Positive attitude and sense of empathy towards clients; strong dedication to furthering client goals
  10. Able to set priorities and work independently
  11. Decisive, analytical and able to follow through on tasks
  12. Result oriented, attention to detail and organized

Brooklyn, NY


Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:41:13 PDT