DOROT Westchester Social Worker, Volunteers

DOROT - New York, NY4.3

Part-timeEstimated: $46,000 - $63,000 a year
Summary: DOROT Westchester is poised for growth. The Social Worker will work with seniors as well as recruit for and manage volunteer opportunities and programs. Reducing isolation for older adults is a significant goal of our programs and services as are intergenerational programs.

Primary Responsibilities:
Perform in-home client assessments and annual reassessments
Recruit, screen, interview and orient volunteers for DOROT programs and services, supporting a double digit increase in volunteer participation
Increase awareness about DOROT throughout Westchester County
Liaise with DOROT’s Volunteer Services Department to coordinate the annual Cemetery Visit program for Westchester, Holiday Package Deliveries and other collaborative volunteer opportunities
Attend meetings at DOROT and in the county as needed
Work on special projects and duties as assigned by Director

Required Qualifications:
LMSW required
3-5 years of professional social work experience
SIFI certification preferred
Experience working with older adults a plus
Experience working with volunteers a plus
Strong interpersonal and clinical skills
Strong group facilitation and presentation skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Outstanding organizational skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Proven record of program development and relationship building
Knowledge of aging and community resources in Westchester County a plus
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite 2010
Must have a valid New York State driver’s license and the use of a car