4840A | Social Worker (Licensed)

135 W 50th St, New York, NY 10020, USA Req #2231
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Make a bigger difference


The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.  

Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

  • Positions offer competitive compensation
  • Continuing CME/CEU support through our tuition assistance program
  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to generous vacation days
  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Unlimited employee referral bonus opportunities
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) through our many company initiatives, including employee resource groups (ERGs) like Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee




            The Jewish Board’s Loss and Bereavement Program for Children and adolescents provides compassionate, high quality, evidence-based services to individuals and families in the communities we serve.  Our staff use a culturally competent, recovery-oriented approach to help individuals and their families to support bereaved children, teens, and their caregivers to normalize, validate and process their grief and to strengthen resiliency through grief groups and short-term individual and family interventions within the community and via telehealth.  Our program provides short-term interventions and resources to help stabilize systems after a critical loss.  We also provide resources and support to the community through out Information and Referral line.  In addition, we provide training and education to clinicians, parents, and educators on grief and bereavement through the Jewish Board’s Martha K. Selig Training Institute. Our program work closely with schools and other community partners to address grief and bereavement in their communities while also celebrating the strengths and resilience of our communities

The L&B Therapist, under the direction of the L&B Program Director, is responsible for providing L&B information, outreach, short-term individual and group intervention, trauma & loss crisis consultation and L&B training.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  include but are not limited to:

  1. Provision of Interventions
    1. Conduct outreach with community mental health, social service and school programs to identify children with loss & bereavement issues
    2. Works with team to initiate group start up, including work with site leader, potential group facilitators, and/or other relevant staff.
    3. Provide assessments, family and school psychoeducation
    4. Conduct on-site L&B groups with children and teens aged 5-18 primarily in schools throughout NYC which involves travel to these sites.



The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented professionals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:


You should have:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field including Creative Arts Therapists, Mental Health Counselors, or Marriage and Family Therapists (with related licensure or permit)
  • At least 1 year of experience with youth providing clinical services
  • Prior experience with community outreach and advocacy work. Experience providing training and psychoeducation is preferred.
  • Preferred areas of knowledge and experience: child and adolescent loss and bereavement; group treatment; CBT; crisis response work; trauma-informed care; working with school systems
  • Excellent communication, team work, independent functioning and organizational skills required, project initiation and management skills are useful.
  • Data management, including competency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8857 - Case Worker - Social Services - Traveling
Location on Google Maps
  • 135 W 50th St, New York, NY 10020, USA