Social Worker

Job Location

500 30th Ave S.

Seattle, WA 98144

Open Date: 

9/25/2020

Interviews expected to begin: 

the week of October 19

Type of Job

Part Time

Closing Date: 

October 30

Salary

$27.00 - $37.00

Hours Per Week

20

Benefits

Pro-Rated Eligible

Summary

Provide information and assistance, arrange for services, problem solve, case manage, facilitate support groups, advocate, assist with housing needs, food insecurity, do outreach and provide crisis management at African American and multi ethnic center within the context of CORVID-19 and the need to communicate by Zoom, Skype, digital and internet based social media platforms until safe to gather.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide information and assistance to assist older adults and their family members in accessing needed services.

  2. Provide counseling, case management, consultation, crisis management services at the center and when necessary make home visits in the community.

  3. Advocate for individual older adults and when necessary at a system level to remove barriers and minimize inequities. 

  4. Facilitate existing support groups and set up new ones to meet the needs of participants.

  5. Perform outreach activities within the center and in the community to connect elders to the community at the center and or the larger community they live in. 

  6. Demonstrate an eagerness to learn and enhance skills that promote equity and inclusion. 

  7. Participate in events related to understanding institutional racism and other forms of oppression. 

  8. Other duties as necessary and/or assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  1. Master's degree in Social Work, and current Licensure in the State of WA is required

  2. Four (4) years of experience in a human service field, working as a social worker.

Skills & Abilities

  1. Ability to work cooperatively as a team member. 

  2. Ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, and other culturally diverse populations. 

  3. Computer experience required.

Notes: At Central Area Senior Center, we embrace the belief that racial and other social identities should be respected and affirmed. In support of this belief, we are building an equitable and inclusive organization and providing our team of staff, volunteers and board members with the tools to address institutionalized racism and other forms of oppression. All members of our team are responsible for providing and supporting an equitable and inclusive work environment that will enrich our interactions with each other and our products and services. This responsibility provides the foundation for empowering our customers (primarily those who are aging and giving care to others) so their needs are justly represented and their desires amply fulfilled.

Selection Process:

This is a competitive selection process. All fully completed application packages that show the minimum qualifications and have followed the How to Apply instructions will be reviewed. Interviews will be scheduled for those applicants whose qualifications in the areas listed above most closely correspond to the position’s requirements. In order to preserve our resources toward furthering our mission, only candidates with whom we wish to arrange an interview will be contacted. All others will be maintained in our files for a minimum of six months.

Criminal History Background Checks and must complete a Criminal History Self-Disclosure Form.

 

 

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, other national service alumni, people of color, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:  Complete application, send resume and three references to: twanda@twandahill.com 

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