Martha O'bryan Center

Social Worker

Martha O'bryan Center


Job Summary

The Social Worker provides vulnerable individuals and families support that goes beyond the Center’s programs’ general scope of service. The Social Worker addresses not only a family’s lack of financial, housing, and health resources, but also the deeper and broader social emotional stressors in their lives in a more systematic way to ensure that families are safeguarded from harm. Acting as a guide, advocate and connector, the social worker provides support and resources which enable families to help themselves, building on the family’s beliefs and traditions, as well as family members’ strengths.

Job Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

· Facilitates and provides service in Walk-in Clinic: assessment and brief, solution focused counseling to program and community customers who are referred or self-identified.

· Provides educational/support groups as needed.

· Participates in multidisciplinary teams and meetings as needed regarding case management, child protection, mental health, and other programs to further integrate systematic service with internal and external partners.

· Designs and implements community-based, customer-focused services.

· Facilitates the screening and distribution of financial assistance of rent, utilities, transportation, medical care, etc. to program participants.

· Maintains and expands a network of health and human service providers.

· Develops and operates within an approved budget.

· Utilizes data to inform programming, including data tracking, reporting, and analyzing program progress and effectiveness.

Ability to cultivate, build, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with a diverse group of people, including low-income, urban residents.

· Strong interpersonal skills; excellent customer service skills.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Maintains credibility through sincerity, honesty, and discretion.

· Builds and maintains positive relationships with internal and external constituents.

· Strong organizational skills.

· Strong time management skills; uses time effectively; consistently meets deadlines.

· Strong project management skills.

· Maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding sensitive information.

· Documents regularly, thoroughly, accurately, and completely.

· High level of detail and accuracy.

· Exercises good and consistently fair judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the staff and public in giving and obtaining information.

· Ability to look at numbers, trends, and data, and come to conclusions based on findings.

· Ability to find, manipulate, and interpret data effectively to inform programming decisions.

· Ability to translate data into understandable documents/presentations.

· Ability to communicate complex ideas.

· Computer literate including familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, database, desk top publishing software, email and the internet.


Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling.

· Licensed or license eligible.

· Two or more years of related experience.

The above qualifications express the minimum standards of education and/or experience for this position. Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may be taken into consideration.

Additional Information


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How to Apply



  • Date Posted: October 6, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services