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Bi-lingual Social Worker, Geriatrics

Department: GERIATRIC & SAFETY NET
Location: New York, NY

Who We Are:

Met Council is Americaís largest Jewish charity dedicated to serving the needy. Met Councilís ten different departments are staffed by experts who helped over 305,000 clients in 2021 and continuously advocate on behalf of all needy New Yorkers. Our holistic programs range from 100% affordable housing at 20 locations to our award-winning family violence program to comprehensive Holocaust survivor assistance to senior programming to crisis intervention to the largest free kosher food distribution program in the world. Our network of food pantries, affordable housing sites, and JCCs provide services directly in neighborhoods across New York.

What You'll Do:

You will be responsible for spearheading our outreach efforts into non-English (Spanish or Chinese) speaking communities. This includes outreach to senior centers and City Council offices to offer in-person or electronic educational workshops in Spanish or Chinese on elder abuse and how to prevent victimization. You will work with our Russian-speaking social worker assisting with making presentations as appropriate. You will provide direct service to a small caseload of both English and non-English speaking clients in either Chinese or Spanish, assisting them with safety planning, filing orders of protection, benefits/entitlements, info and referrals, short-term supportive counseling, and emergency cash assistance.

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What We Offer:

This is a full-time position with a salary range of $50,000 to $57,000 per year. The benefits package includes major medical, dental, vision and life insurance; pre-tax commuter benefits; FSA; 403(b) with employer contribution; plus generous vacation, sick leave and holidays. This is currently a hybrid position (Monday-Thursday on-site/field, Friday remote).