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    Chicago, IL 60602

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Social Worker/Counselor I or II

Metropolitan Family Services • Chicago, IL

Posted 13 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Travel - Up to 25%
Experience - None
Degree - Graduate Degree
$33,072.00 - $51,266.00 /Year
Not for Profit - Charitable
Health Care

Job Description

Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 72,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.

We are now hiring for a full-time school-based Social Worker/Counselor I or II to join our Midway Team! 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Does comprehensive, in-depth assessments for a variety of program services. Does intake as assigned.
  • Provides a full range of case management, counseling, advocacy educational, and related services.
  • Learns and utilizes agency and community resources.
  • Assesses community conditions affecting clients to identify resource gaps and problems.
  • Recommends financial assistance for clients.
  • Provides group services as indicated by program need.
  • Represents and interprets programs of agency in community.
  • May serve on regional or agency-wide committees.
  • Meets agency expectation for quantity of direct service.
  • Complies with agency record-keeping expectations.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Works effectively with diverse staff and service population.

Requirements:  

  • Master's Degree in Social Work.
  • Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) preferred.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • This position requires travel and evening hours.
  • Must have access to a vehicle, proof of insurance and valid driver’s license to perform essential job functions.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups.

Metropolitan Family Services offers a very generous benefits packet to our professionals: 

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, Traditional PPO, or PPO w/ HSA contributions.
  • Dental and Vision Insurance Options
  • 11 paid Holidays  
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401K Plan
  • Training and Professional Development Plan with E- Learning
  • Wellness Initiative Program
  • Employee Assistance Network

Qualifications
Education

Required

Masters or better in Counseling Psychology or related field.

Masters or better in Social Work or related field.

 
Licenses & Certifications
 

Preferred

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Licensed Professional Counselor

Licensed Social Work

Licensed Clinical Social Work


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Requirements

Requirements:  

  • Master's Degree in Social Work.
  • Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) preferred.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • This position requires travel and evening hours.
  • Must have access to a vehicle, proof of insurance and valid driver’s license to perform essential job functions.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups.
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