Social Worker, Youth
Agency Name: Integrated Services of Kalamazoo
Agency Contact: Andrea Bedard
- Position Type: Full Time
- Job Type: Permanent
- County: Other
- Salary Range: Salary for this position will be commensurate with education and experience per Hour
- Send applications to: www.iskzoo.org/careers
- Please include your resume when applying.
Do you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of youth and families? Would you like to be a valuable member of a diversity driven, mission-minded team that impacts our community? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to use your social work skills as a facilitator on our Wraparound Team!
Why This Job Is Awesome
• You will use social work skills to advocate for the needs of kids and families
• You facilitate a support team to help families reach their desired goals
• You work with a great team of co-workers with lots of support and clinical supervision
• You have flexibility with your schedule to make life work for you and those you serve
• You have generous PTO, holidays, benefits, and the best retirement plans
What You Will Be Doing
Working full-time as a Wraparound Facilitator/Social Worker you will be responsible for creating and facilitating a support team that is strength-based, needs driven, focused on helping youth and their families reach their desired goals. Wraparound is a unique program that is family driven and your job is help the family by being a compassionate, diversity minded, creative professional who provides coordination of family’s needs/services. You will think outside the box using clinical techniques and crisis management skills to provide culturally responsive assistance to families. As a Wraparound Facilitator you will work closely with multiple public service systems, including Circuit Court Family Division; Department of Health and Human Services; community members/programs and the public school system to provide services within a family-centered model. **Due to COVID-19 we are temporarily using telehealth with limited face-to-face services**
What We Require
We have positions available for either a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or related human services field
One year of experience working with youth and families strongly preferred
A State of Michigan professional license: LMSW/LLMSW, LBSW/LLBSW, LPC/LLPC, LLP/TLLP
A valid Michigan Driver’s license as travel throughout Kalamazoo County is required (mileage reimbursed at federal rate)
Salary for this position will be commensurate with education and experience
Who We Are
Integrated Services of Kalamazoo (ISK) has been delivering quality services and programs to improve the lives of those we serve for over 30 years. ISK works with youth, families, and adults with mental illnesses, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders to help them succeed. We provide welcoming and diverse community partnerships which collaborate and share resources to support individuals and families to be successful and achieve their goals in a trauma-informed environment.
Why Work For ISK
Because we make a difference in the lives of the individuals, we serve in the Kalamazoo Community every day. You will have the opportunity to work with amazing co-workers in an environment that values diversity, inclusion, work/life balance and encourages ongoing education for professional development.
We also offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, with some of the best retirement plans in southwest Michigan. You will also enjoy 10 paid holidays, 23 days of PTO and the opportunity to earn additional PTO hours for participating in our wellness program!
Come Join Us!
Individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds along with bilingual candidates are invited to apply. ISK is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity and inclusion among its workforces. ISK fomenta la diversidad y la inclusión.
Physical Requirements / Working Conditions:
Physical Efforts – Job demands include prolonged sitting and standing as appropriate. May occasionally require light lifting up to 25 pounds, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or bending as appropriate. Requires coordination of hands and/or eye/hand/foot.
Working Conditions – Office environment with noise from computers, copy machine, and telephones. Use of computer for periods in excess of 30 minutes at a time. Possible eyestrain from extended periods of viewing computer screen. May be exposed to bloodborne pathogens, infectious diseases, and parasites. Travel throughout the Kalamazoo area is required.