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Social Worker

As the first settlement house in the nation and for over 130 years, University Settlement has been empowering New York residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.
Wellness Together aims to improve quality of life by improving physical, mental health, and independence for older adults who are homebound. The program offers comprehensive services for participants through home visits and technology that accessible for most people: TV and telephone. This is a one-year position.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Provide intake assessment, service plan development, case management, and partner coordination for a small group of participants
  • Oversee special outreach efforts to engage community partners and older adults who are in need of the services
  • Collaborate with University Settlement Mental Health Clinic to guide participants into treatment planning to address mental health needs
  • Work with the program director in gathering and analyzing data to inform programmatic decisions
  • Provide weekly supervision for social work interns
  • Perform other tasks consistent with this job description as assigned by the supervisor

What We Are Looking For:

  • You have an MSW; LMSW preferred
  • You must be Bi-lingual English/ Spanish or English/Cantonese or English/Mandarin.  
  • You know that communication is key.
  • You have experience engaging older adults.

Why You Should Join Our Team

  • You'll be part of mission driven organizations that empower NYC residents of all ages
  • 20 days of vacation, 2 personal days, and 12 sick days
  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account and Pre- Tax Commuter Program
  • 403b retirement plan with up to a 6% employer match

Hours: 35 hours per week This is a one year position.

Salary: up to 50K

Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to APPLY


We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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