Good Shepherd Services Social Worker in Bronx, New York

Good Shepherd Services is a leading youth development, education and family service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 children, youth and families each year. We give vulnerable youth in New York City the opportunity to take ownership of their future. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!

Are you looking to make a difference in a child’s life? Do you love helping people reach their full potential? Do you want to feel good about the job you are doing? If you answered yes to all these questions then we want you to join our team! We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Social Workers to work with us, in this role you will provide intensive, strength-based preventive services to families whose children are at risk of foster placement.


Location: 2471 Morris Ave. Bronx, NY 10468

Hours: 35 Hours/Week, Exempt

Major Duties:

  • Conduct assessments of children and families referred by the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), schools, other agencies and community-based organizations, or those who come in voluntarily seeking services.

  • Provide individual, family and group counseling to children and families based on a strength-based model.

  • Maintain a regular caseload in accordance with the program’s policies and procedures.

  • Provide short-term crisis intervention and concrete services including advocacy, outreach and referral for designated caseload, as well as emergencies.

  • Conduct home visits and escort program participants to appointments as needed.


  • MSW preferred, or MA in related field

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

  • Must be able to work two evenings per week until 7:00 p.m.

General Requirements: All staff is expected to be committed to the mission, vision, and values of Good Shepherd Services, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness and ability to work within a culturally diverse environment.

Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors.

We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

Job Title: Social Worker

Employment Type: Full Time

Classification: **

Date Posted: 10/23/2017

Requisition ID: 2169