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Careers at HELP USA

HELP USA’s vision is a country of empowered communities where everyone has a safe and stable place to call home.  We are one of the nation’s largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, veterans, and survivors of domestic violence.  Every year, we serve 25,000 people in our 54 programs and residences across five states, and we continue to grow. 

HELP USA runs homelessness prevention programs, manages emergency and transitional shelters, and builds and operates affordable permanent rental apartments. At HELP USA, we believe that creating and maintaining housing stability is the most important step towards a safer, happier, more productive life.

We hope you'll consider joining our team to help make our vision a reality!  

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Clinical Social Worker

Site/Program: Meyer
Location: Wards Island, Manhattan, NY

About HELP USA

HELP USA is one of the nation’s largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, veterans, and survivors of domestic violence.  With an annual operating budget in excess of $100 million, HELP USA currently serves 25,000 people annually in 52 programs and residences across five states and is continuing to grow. HELP provides 3,500 units of permanent and transitional housing as part of its 30-year commitment to families and individuals in need of safe, stable homes.

Position Overview

As a clinician for Meyer, our new men's mental health shelter opening soon on Wards Island, you’ll be responsible for providing mental health counseling services to residents including long- and short-term counseling, crisis intervention, and facilitating counseling groups and workshops.  You’ll also be responsible for responding to mental health crises at the facility as well as serving as a consultant to the Team on mental health issues.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting intake assessments for new residents and collaborating with others at the site/program as well as other HELP USA sites and programs to provide appropriate clinical services and facilitate communication.

  • Advocating for and assisting clients in navigating the service delivery system, providing information and referral services as needed, and serving as a liaison with various social service agencies, including mental health clinics and hospitals, to ensure receipt of appropriate clinical and related services.

  • Participating in team meetings, individual supervisory meetings, and case conferences and documenting all work with and on behalf of clients.

Requirements

  • MSW required, LCSW or LMHC preferred.

  • CASAC strongly preferred.

  • Experience facilitating support groups and workshops.

  • Computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft applications.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

  • Valid US Driver’s License a plus

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