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Case Worker

Department: SHOREFRONT JCC
Location: Brooklyn, NY

FLSA: Non-Exempt/Overtime Eligible

Benefits: Eligible

Hours Per Week: Full-time

Shorefront Jewish Community Council (SJCC) provides support to help meet the human and social services needs of the indigent elderly, vocationally disadvantaged poor, and immigrant populations of Brighton Beach and surrounding communities. Currently, SJCC’s main services consist of case assistance/management, operating a large food pantry, and immigration services, and a large portion of its clients are Russian-speaking older adults, including a large number of Holocaust survivors. SJCC also assists in coordinating development, civic affairs and economic revitalization in the area. SJCC additionally fosters neighborhood stabilization in order to serve the needs of the community at large.

Position Summary:

The Case Worker will provide assistance by conducting a comprehensive intake and screening, assess the presenting need, complete a benefit and entitlement screening, and create a case management plan to support the resolution of the clients’ needs. Please note: This is a temporary position anticipated to start December 2023, and is currently funded through June 30th, 2024.

Principal Responsibilities:

Competencies:

Skill and Education:

Physical Demands:

  1. Required Frequently: Walking, sitting, computer input
  2. Required Occasionally: Carrying laptop & files (approx. 8-10 lbs)

Compensation: $19 - $30 per hour