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Social Worker, Bayside, Queens 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Social Worker needed for full-time, temporary or temp to perm position at an older adult center in Bayside, Queens.

Schedule: Full-time, Monday through Friday, 40 hours; some evening hours required; special events may require weekend hours

The Social Worker will:

  • Functions as part of a team providing programs and services for adults aged 60+

  • Meets with potential new members to explain services available at the Older Adult Center and other Commonpoint Queens' Older Adult Services programs, and recommends best programming to meet their interests and needs

  • Registers new clients, completes initial and follow-up assessments, and documents accordingly in the Department for the Aging (DFTA) database (STARS Peer Place)

  • Maintains updated member files in the database as well as paper charts, in accordance with DFTA standards and requirements

  • Develops and maintains a resource file of current benefits, entitlements, services and programs relevant to the older adult population; assists with completion of applications and forms, and makes referrals as needed

  • Creates and facilitates recreational, educational, cultural and/or support groups

  • Conducts and documents outcomes of friendly visiting (home visits), telephone reassurance calls, in-person and telephonic information and referrals, and other case assistance activities

  • Assists with the lunch program

  • Participates in program development, planning of special events, and contributes content for the Older Adult Services' departmental newsletter

Position Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work and experience working with a geriatric population required

  • Knowledgeable about benefits and entitlements relative to older adults

  • Bilingual English/Mandarin preferred but not required

  • Experience utilizing Google Docs/Sheets and Microsoft Office applications

  • Experience utilizing Zoom technology for virtual programming

  • Food Handlers Certification preferred, but may also be obtained within the first 3 months of employment


This position is currently accepting applications.

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