Careers

Careers

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Employment Connection is a local St. Louis nonprofit agency, seeking a qualified individual to join the Career Services unit in carrying out employment activities. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to assess, diagnose, and implement treatment plans for clients that will empower them to obtain and maintain employment. In particular, client populations may include re-entry efforts for ex-offenders, homeless veterans, high school dropouts, persons with mental health and/or substance abuse challenges, recent immigrants, and individuals with annual household incomes under $10,000. 

Key activities include:

  1. Conducts psycho-educational classes, individual or group counseling.
  2. Participates in treatment team, staff, and professional meetings to discuss client progress.   
  3. Assists in developing community resources for preventive mental health services.
  4. Prepares and regularly maintains progress notes, case closure, and/or transfer summaries on clients and related duties as required.
  5. Provides specialized services such as special program coordination, data management and reporting.
  6. Assists clients, families and/or related program personnel to develop better resources, communication, and impact in areas pertaining to mental health.
  7. Acts as a liaison between the partner health clinic, agency personnel and/or various committees and programs.
  8. Conducts seminars and/or workshops to inform agency clients as well as the larger community about behavioral health problems and services as it relates to the job retention.
  9. Performs other related duties as required.

LCSW, LPC or equivalent licensure required.

Annualized Salary is anticipated to be up to $50,000

 

 

Career Specialist 

 

Employment Connection, a local St. Louis nonprofit agency, seeks qualified individuals to join the career services unit in carrying out employment activities. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to empower clients with significant barriers to obtain and maintain employment. In particular, client populations may include re-entry efforts for ex-offenders, homeless veterans, high school dropouts, mental health and/or substance abuse challenges, recent immigrants, and individuals with annual household incomes under $10,000.

This may involve providing a range of supportive services designed to promote self-sufficiency. Key activities include interviewing clients to assess referral opportunities, determining eligibility criteria, aiding in the formulation of short term and long term goals, maintaining regular contact with clients, assisting in developing access to education, employment, and training, following up on retention of employment, and reporting on progress attained by clients enrolled in the program. Bachelor's degree in social work or equivalent experience preferred. Ability to use a computer and reliable transportation are both required for this position.

 

Housing Specialist

 

Local St. Louis nonprofit agency seeks qualified individuals to fill the role as a Housing Specialist carrying out Continuum of Care, Supportive Services to Veterans Families, Rapid Rehousing, and similar programs, in St. Louis, MO. The successful candidate will possess demonstrated success in developing services that allow homeless persons to live as independently as possible, as well as services designed specifically to promote housing stability to eligible very low-income veteran families. Assistance is provided to help homeless persons meet three overall goals: achieve residential stability, increase their skill levels and/or incomes, and obtain greater self-determination (i.e., more influence over decisions that affect their lives).

This may involve providing a range of supportive services designed to promote housing stability, increased income, and greater self-sufficiency among eligible participants. Key activities include interviewing clients to assess referral opportunities, determining eligibility criteria, aiding in the formulation of short term and long term goals, maintaining regular contact with clients, assisting in developing access to education, employment, and training, providing like skills and financial literacy training, and reporting on progress attained by clients enrolled in the program. Bachelor's degree in social work or equivalent experience preferred. Ability to use a computer and reliable transportation are both required.
 

 

 

 

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  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Career Specialist
  • Housing Specialist