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Director of Social Services
Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton Manhattan Beach
3300 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Principal Responsibilities:

The Shorefront YM-YWHA (in Brooklyn, NY) seeks an experienced social services professional to direct and supervise our Family Services Department. This seasoned manager will be responsible for the supervision of caseworkers, social service staff, students and volunteers who help our mostly immigrant community address issues of entitlements and public benefits, family concerns, housing issues, crisis intervention, health concerns, civic engagement, advocacy, referrals and case management and assistance and community involvement as well as other challenges. This position reports to the Executive Director of the agency. Bilingual (Russian/English) LMSW with SIFI qualifications needed

Minimum Qualifications:

Supervise bi-lingual (Russian/English) staff.

Hire, train and supervise staff, program consultants students and volunteers.

Manage multiple government contracts from NYC and NYS Agencies as well as other philanthropic funding source.

Ensure maintenance of accurate and up to date client and activity record keeping and overs data collection and entry, including the completion of statistical reports.

Monitor performance levels to assure compliance with funding source requirements.

Write and submit work plans and reports.

Assistant with budgeting.

Oversee and conduct community outreach.

Represent the Shorefront YM-YWHA at community meetings and UJA-Federation of NY, including presentations that may be required.

Collaborate well with other Shorefront YM-YWHA program staff on client services and program coordination, program development and resource development.

Grant writing and assistance to maintain and secure new funding resources.

Other responsibilities as assigned.

Agency Information:

The Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-Manhattan Beach is a vibrant not for profit Jewish community center, settlement house and social service agency, providing a full array of cultural, educational, wellness, immigrant and human social services for people of all ages year-round.We are located at the ocean in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, NY.