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Family Aid: MSW-Licensed Social Worker, Bilingual (Spanish)

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

MSW-Licensed Social Worker

FamilyAid Boston, the city’s largest human service agency solely focused on ending childhood and family homelessness, is seeking a Bilingual (Spanish) MSW or Licensed Social Worker to stabilize families experiencing homelessness.

Job Duties:

Reporting to the Prevention and Diversion Program Manager, the Social Worker will support parents and children with housing stability in health care and educational and social service settings. The Social Worker will provide families with comprehensive case management including pre-tenancy and tenancy preservation support services through coordinating both services and financial assistance. The worker will ensure 100% housing retention and long-term stability for participating children and their parents.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have an MSW or a social work license (LPC, LMHC, LCSW, LISCSW), be fluent in Spanish, 1-3 years of successful experience in social services, including work in clinical settings, with family and crisis interventions, with children experiencing significant emotional/behavioral challenges, and with housing navigation. The successful candidate will demonstrate success in applying evidence-based practices including trauma-informed care, critical time intervention and motivational interviewing. Experience in homelessness prevention and diversion programming is desired. A valid driver’s license and the ability to operate a vehicle safely is required.

With a mission to empower parents facing homelessness to secure and sustain housing and build foundations for their children’s futures, FamilyAid is on a fast track to curb the region’s growing homelessness crisis.  Its nationally recognized homelessness prevention, diversion, emergency shelter, and supportive affordable housing programs serve more than 2,000 children and parents each year, with more than 20,000 annual visits to its Center. FamilyAid Boston is dynamic, friendly, and diverse where results, professional growth and work/life balance are valued.

Salary & Benefits:

We offer competitive salaries, contribute to employees’ health, dental and retirement plans, and provide generous paid time off.  The agency is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.