Social Worker - Universal Companies
Position: Social Worker
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Social Services Liaison
Job Location: Universal Audenreid Charter High School
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Universal Companies
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Telephone: None Specified
Job Description:
Essential Functions
  • Perform all related duties in the five focus areas of the Family Student Resource Centers
  • Student and Family Health - Collaborate with the school’s team to address any heath related barriers utilizing the Student Health Centers, and educate parents on the services that are available through the Center
  • Adult Education - Offer GED and post-secondary options for parents and adult stakeholders, including but not limited to Harcum and Community College of Philadelphia
  • Post-Graduation Support (High School Only) - Tracks and monitor graduates for a period of up to one year, through documented monthly outreach (e.g., telephone calls, home visits, conferencing) in order to identify the barriers to the realization of the scholar’s post-secondary plan and help the graduate problem solve to reduce or eliminate the barrier
  • Parent Education – Design and coordinate at least two (2) parent workshops/classes every month
  • Professional Development and Growth - Participate in monthly professional development opportunities that are offered by the Central Education Office
  • Collaborate with school administrators, guidance counselors, health center staff and other stakeholders in helping students and families make the best use of available opportunities and resources
  • Facilitate and support parental understanding of scholars’ academic achievement and attendance as a means of dropout prevention
  • Understand, and abide by, federal, state and local laws, such as child protection/child abuse, special education, attendance and truancy, education rights and privacy
  • Other duties as assigned Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/ university in human services, social work, or a related field
  • 2 years full-time, paid, professional experience in human services, social work, behavioral/mental health, or related field
  • Must have regular access to a vehicle, as local travel and home visits are required
  • Act in a professional manner, maintain a professional attitude towards the public and colleagues
  • Read, comprehend and prepare various kinds of communication and information including emails, correspondence, reports, articles, spreadsheets, staff development plans, educational forms and data
  • Demonstrate and apply common sense understanding to carry out simple instruction and to make simple decisions interpret, infer, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate materials, resources, situations and problems to generate options and solutions
  • Coordinate efforts to encourage community members and parents as volunteers
  • Organize and participate in inter-agency meetings
  • Provide exemplary customer service at all times; maintain professionalism at all times
  • Ensure student/ parent information remains confidential
  • Complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications: Excel, Power Point, and Word
  • Maintain necessary records and files, compile information, and prepare reports
  • Required office tasks such as sitting, standing, bending and lifting up to 20 pounds.
  • Some evening and weekend work is necessary

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