County of San Mateo, CA


    County of San Mateo, CA

    Bilingual- Spanish

    Social Worker

    Bethesda, MD

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    Faculty – Educator Track

    School of Social Work
    College of Allied Health Sciences
    (Final rank and title commensurate

    with education and experience)

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    The University of Cincinnati School of Social Work is searching for two full-time faculty members who will contribute to the department’s teaching, service, and research missions, with a focus on teaching and service. This is a 12 - month per year position with rank commensurate with education and experience.


    Position Responsibilities: This position is primarily responsible for teaching and service to the School of Social Work and College of Allied Health Sciences. Teaching and service responsibilities include, but are not limited to, course development, primary instruction of courses using both face-to-face and online delivery modalities; participation in student recruitment, retention, and admissions activities; participation in program committee work including program evaluation, accreditation tasks, and other activities as assigned by the Director of the School of Social Work. While teaching and service are central to this position, scholarship activities consistent with the School’s faculty evaluative criteria and the mission of the program and the University are required.


    Minimum Requirements:

    • Master of Social Work (MSW)
    • Two years post-MSW practice experience
    • Experience teaching social work courses at the undergraduate or graduate level using both face-to-face and online delivery modalities
    • Current knowledge and skill in the use of computer technology and educational learning management systems
    • Strong organizational skills; strong interpersonal skills including communication, problem solving, counseling, conflict management, and follow-through
    • Ability to work independently
    • Interest and ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team
    • Ability to assist with tasks assigned by School Director
    • Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion in practice, teaching, and service.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • DSW, PhD in social work
    • Experience or expertise in practice with children and families, including child welfare, school social work, or children with special needs.
    • Experience or expertise in practice with diverse and vulnerable populations
    • Experience with First-Year Experience (FYE) programs   
    • Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels
    • Demonstrated student mentorship experience
    • Knowledge of Quality Matters and experience in applying the QM rubric.


    Please apply online at https://bit.ly/2xHGB1v




    The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


    As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


    The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


    Posted 4/3/2020

    Bilingual- Spanish Social Worker

    Bethesda, MD

    We are seeking a Bilingual- Spanish Social Worker. The National Institutes of Health, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is Located just outside our Nation's Capital in Bethesda, MD and is the nation’s medical research agency— making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.


    This position is located in the Social Work Department (SWD), Clinical Center (CC), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Social Worker facilitates the objectives of the NIH by providing a wide range of diagnostic, treatment, consultative and educational services to CC patients, their families, and staff. The selected candidate will provide psychosocial care to mentally and medically ill patients. This setting includes patients from varied geographical areas and divergent cultures, arriving from and discharged to worldwide locations. The patient population is diverse with respect to the severity of their illness. Some patients will be faced with life threatening illnesses and some with long term chronic illnesses.


    The selected candidate will independently provide social work services to Clinical Center patients, families, and staff, utilizing a full range of screening, assessment, diagnostic, treatment, consultative, and educational services. Treatment modalities include crisis intervention, individual, family or group psychotherapy, emotional/environmental support and resource planning. The preferred candidate will have some experience providing clinical social work care in an acute medical setting (hospital social work, specifically, Emergency Room or Intensive Care Unit).


    Please apply on www.usajobs.gov between 4/23/2020 and 4/27/2020; announcement closes at 11:59 pm. Search for announcement # NIH-CC-DE-20-10778793 or # NIH-CC-MP20-10779796.

    It’s our goal to lead the global effort in training today’s Investigators and discovering tomorrow’s cures.


    Social Worker (Bilingual-Spanish) requirements: 

    • Master’s degree in clinical social work.

    • State licensure in any U.S. state or territory at an independent clinical social work practice level (LCSW or equivalent).

    • Be bilingual (Spanish and English), with fluency sufficient to conduct psychosocial assessments and clinical social work interventions in Spanish, and to document those activities in English in the medical record.


    Tips on Applying: 

    • Go to USAJOBS.gov and keyword search for the appropriate vacancy announcement number that is underlined on the left.

    • List specific examples in your resume/CV that correspond to the examples listed under “additional requirements”.

    • Provide days/months/and years of employment for each position.

    • Attach a copy/picture of your license

    • Include your transcript(s).

    • Apply early and contact Jacaranda GuzmanVargas, the Human Resource Specialist listed below, to ensure you have submitted everything.


    For more information, please contact Jacaranda GuzmanVargas, HR Specialist, at jacaranda.guzman-vargas@nih.gov or at 301 594-3862.


    NIH Benefits:

    • Thrift Savings 401k plan

    • Health, Life, Dental, Vision

    • Flexible Spending Accounts

    • Flexible schedules Social Workers: “There’s no hospital in the world like the Clinical Center” DHHS and NIH are Equal


    Posted 4/3/2020


    County of San Mateo, CA



    The Human Services Agency (HSA) of the County of San Mateo is seeking 9 qualified applicants for the position of Children's Services Social Worker II/III in the Children and Family Services Branch.


    Social Workers within this Branch provide a wide variety of Child Welfare Services to neglected, abused or dependent children and their families in order to ensure the health, welfare and safety of children; keep children with their families by providing services which would safely maintain the children in the home; arrange substitute care in relatives' homes, shelter care, foster care, group homes and institutions when necessary; develop a permanency plan for children who are unable to return home; and effectively work with a team of professionals comprised of diverse backgrounds. In addition, Social Workers in this Branch perform safety and risk assessments; provide crisis intervention; make referrals for children and families; participate in processing children taken into custody pending juvenile court action; appear and present cases in court; write court reports and treatment/case plans; and serve as officers of the juvenile court, acting for and as directed by the court in all relationships with their clients.


    New hires from this recruitment will train in the Children and Family Services (CFS) New Worker Training Unit (NWTU) prior to unit assignment.

    Assignments on the Children and Family Services unit may include: After Hours, Intake/Screening, Emergency Response, Adoptions, Permanent Placement, Family Maintenance & Reunification, AB12, Licensing, and Court Investigations. Traditionally, new workers are assigned to Emergency Response, Court Investigations, or Family Maintenance & Reunification, however, that may shift based on agency needs.

    Children and Family Services operates on a 24/7 schedule. Some assignments are required to
    work nights, weekends, and holidays. Additionally, this position is subject to on-call shifts.
    Some shifts may include an 8% differential rate according to the AFSME MOU (

    The ideal candidates will possess:

    • Mastery of core Child Welfare Services competencies
    • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a Counseling program emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy; possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work is highly desirable
    • Knowledge of various techniques in interviewing, counseling, family engagement and problem solving
    • Knowledge of trauma informed assessment and intervention
    • Knowledge of ages and stages of child development
    • Knowledge of the grief and loss cycles/process
    • Knowledge of substance abuse treatment modalities
    • Work experience in establishing rapport with clients and their families of diverse backgrounds
    • The ability to incorporate safety, permanency and well-being when working with families
    • The ability to successfully manage multiple, competing priorities
    • The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
    • Preferably, the ability to speak Spanish; candidates must pass the Spanish fluency examination



    • II Level: One year of experience performing duties comparable to those of a Level I Children's Services Social Worker
    • III Level: Two years of experience performing duties comparable to those of a II Level Children's Services Social Worker


    Final Filing Deadline: April 1, 2020


    To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanmateo/jobs/2746528-0/childrens-services-social-worker-ii-iii-open-and-promotional. Applications are only accepted online, and a supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. EOE




    Posted 3/16/2020

    Assistant Director of Operations 

    Bergen's Promise

    Hackensack, New Jersey

    "Great leaders have vision, share vision, and inspire others to create their own.

    - Roy Bennett


    We at Bergens Promise (BP) are seeking that visionary and mission driven leader who shares our passion and intensity to join our senior management team. We are a fast-growing social services agency serving the youth and families of Bergen County, New Jersey. Do you embrace collaboration and excellence? Do you possess the experience to nurture, to motivate, and to coach a high-achieving team? Finally, can you lead the integrated wraparound care management model? If you possess these traits and more, we are interested in talking with you!


    Principal Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for and Leadership of Care Management department.
    • Assist Chief Operating Officer, when needed, in oversight of daily agency responsibilities.
    • Collaborate with Executive Leadership to develop and implement the agency's strategic vision
    • Establish clear departmental goals and objectives and follow through on their attainment
    • Recruitment and Retention
    • Fostering a positive work culture
    • Community outreaches and networking to build collaborative relationships
    • Collaborates with Chief Operating Officer and Director of Quality Assurance for the purposes of implementation and monitoring of continuous quality improvement of Care Management practices, with specific focus on fidelity to Wraparound approach/principles, as well as identified critical domains.


    BP will offer YOU an excellent benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance and two types of pension plans. We offer liberal time off benefits including Vacation, Personal and Sick time; and provide 13 paid holidays a year. We are committed to your professional development and will provide you with ample opportunities for continued education and training.


    • Masters Degree in a related field (such as Social Work, Counseling, Clinical Psychology).
    • Maintenance of a full license in an appropriate discipline (LPC or LCSW) required.
    • Minimum of three years experience supervising middle management personnel.
    • Minimum of three years post Masters related experience supporting children with mental health needs.
    • Experience and/or Certification in Developmental Disabilities and/or Drug and Alcohol and/or Special Education fields of discipline are a plus.
    • Experience with community relations, resource development, and the Wraparound process are a plus.
    • Clinically and culturally competent/responsive, with the training and experience necessary to manage staff and complex family needs across child serving systems.
    • Excellent public speaking skills
    • Computer proficient with excellent writing skills.
    • Valid Drivers license is required.
    • Extremely well organized and detail oriented.
    • Exceptional work ethic.
    • Bi-lingual skills a plus.
    • Knowledge of Medicaid a plus.


    Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/829y539w3qbzxy5w



    Posted 2/19/2020



    County of San Mateo

    $83.60 - $104.48 / Hour


    The Human Services Agency of the County of San Mateo is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Agency Assistant Director.


    The Assistant Director of HSA will have the opportunity to:

    • Direct day-to-day operations of major divisions of the Agency and maximize integration, effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery.
    • Provide highly responsible administrative and management assistance to the Director in planning, organizing, directing and reviewing all functions and activities of the Agency.
    • Act as liaison between the Director, program directors, department staff and outside agencies on administrative,

    organizational, legislative and policy issues.

    • Plan, facilitate and coordinate implementation of special projects, including studies of new programs, strategic

    planning, inter-agency activities, program evaluation and related projects.

    • Develop short- and long-range plans, policies and priorities for the Agency.
    • Monitor, analyze and advise senior management staff on the impact of state and federal legislation; make

    recommendations to state agency staff on desired alternatives.

    • Assist in establishing Agency-wide budget and program priorities; assist in coordination of division budgets.
    • Consult and cooperate with other division managers on all aspects of services; discuss organization and program

    problems, develop alternatives and strategies for dealing with problems; and assist in implementation of solutions, as necessary.

    • Direct and participate in the preparation of reports mandated by federal, state and local agencies.
    • Train, supervise and evaluate managerial and technical staff.
    • Act as the Director in his/her absence.
    • Perform related duties as assigned.

    The ideal candidate:

    • Has excellent written and oral communication skills, with an ability to understand and speak to the concerns of
    • other stakeholders and partners
    • Has a deep understanding of facilitation and organizational behavior
    • Has extensive knowledge of and relationships with staff members in the Human Services Agency and its external partners, or the abilities and experience needed to establish the same
    • Has demonstrated success in organizing complex projects with multiple tasks, deadlines, and partners and delivering such projects on time
    • Has knowledge of emerging trends in service delivery for the intersecting issues of homelessness, health and housing


    A typical way to qualify is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social welfare, public administration, business administration or a related discipline, along with 3 years of progressively responsible experience as a deputy director or director in a public social services agency.


    Final Filing Date: March 5, 2020

    To view the brochure for this recruitment please follow this link: https://jobs.smcgov.org/asstdirhsa-020620/


    To apply for this exciting opportunity, please complete the required sections of the online application and attach your cover letter, resume and answers to the supplemental questions online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanmateo/jobs/2703313/human-services-agency-assistant-director-open-and-promotional. EOE


    Posted 2/12/2020


    Youth Advocate to join its My First Place

    Roxbury, MA

    Join a community of “Care in Action!” HopeWell, Inc. is seeking a Youth Advocate to join its My First Place Program in Roxbury, MA.


    Why work at HopeWell?

    HopeWell is known for its high standards and deeply dedicated staff and caregivers. We aim to be leaders in care and a force for good. We show our care in action by offering staff a comprehensive total rewards package that values employee wellness, work-life balance, and continuous learning. Benefits include student loan pay-down assistance, tuition reimbursement, funding for professional development, as well as a full suite of healthcare benefits, generous paid time-off and more.


    About my First Place

    My First Place is an education and employment program developed nearly two decades ago by First Place for Youth. Envisioning a future where the disparities between foster youth and their nonfoster peers have been eliminated, the My First Place program will be expanding to communities across the country, starting with HopeWell’s implementation in Boston. Through My First Place, youth receive stable, safe and affordable housing, community-based case management, and individualized education and employment support. A team of staff including a Youth Advocate, an Education and Employment Specialist, and a Housing Specialist, support a youth in working towards healthy living, education, employment, and housing goals that the youth sets for himself/herself.


    About the Role

    The Youth Advocate is a dynamic, collaborative and results-oriented service provider who will partner with 18-24-year-old transition-age foster youth to support them in their path to independence. This position requires a clinical professional whose passion for HopeWell’s vision is matched with sound judgment in the face of complex challenges, and a proven track record of successfully supporting transition age youth. The Youth Advocate is responsible for case management, psychosocial assessment, and development and implementation of intervention strategies and provides clinical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team. They provide coaching to support each youth to achieve goals of housing stability, sustainable and sustaining employment, and educational achievement.



    The ideal candidate must have a bachelor's degree (master’s degree preferred) in social work, mental health counseling or a related field. In addition, the Youth Advocate must have a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and experience working with transition age youth with complex presentations including chronic trauma. The ideal candidate must also be comfortable working in community settings and have a high level of personal accountability for the quality and impact of work.


    Additional requirements include daily access to an automobile, a valid MA state driver’s license, clearing of background checks as required by state and federal law and remaining current in all DCF required trainings. To review the full job description and apply; please visit: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/fb1271b9-fdb5-4fb1-8abfc8dedc149dbc/HopeWell-Inc


    Disclaimer Statement: In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, military status, veteran status, or genetic information. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


    Posted 2/3/2020

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