Social Worker

Nonprofit Social Services Education

A Child’s Place at Unity House of Troy has a rare opportunity for a Social Worker to join our hard working staff.

  • Provides social work services to families to facilitate the student’s progress towards individual goals.
  • Provides individual counseling to students as directed by their I.E.P.
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent skills in communication, both written and verbal.
  • You will develop and maintain relationships with community partners to assist families in need. 
  • You must be able to work independently as well as a part of a team.

 Requirements: : Master’s degree from an accredited school of Social Work. Must have and maintain valid LMSW or LCSW New York State licensure.  

Experience: 2 to 4 years related experience preferably working with low income families and young children with special needs. Must have reliable transportation and a valid New York State Driver License with an acceptable driving record as determined by our company's liability insurance policy. 

You may be eligible for: Generous time off, holidays, medical/dental/vision, 403b after two years, 50% reduction in childcare tuition at A Child's Place, gym and cell phone discounts and of course a sense of working for an agency that cares about their employees.

Unity House is a Rensselaer County-based human service agency that provides a wide range of services to meet the otherwise unmet needs of people in our community who are hurting and struggling. We assist those who are living in poverty, adults living with mental illness or HIV/AIDS, victims of domestic violence, and children with developmental delays. We work to achieve social justice in our community and to create a better understanding of those we serve. 

 As An Equal Opportunity Employer, we commit ourselves to recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, age, sex, creed, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics national origin, domestic violence victim status, familial status, marital status, military status, pregnancy related condition, arrest and/or criminal conviction record, or any other category protected by law, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

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