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ROC seeks full-time staff social worker


Organization Name: Rural Outreach Center (ROC)

Organization Description: Social/Community Outreach

Organization Web site: http://theroc.co  

Job Title: Staff Social Worker 

Hours: Full-time, including 2 to 3 evenings a week

Salary (or salary range): Based on level of experience

Location: East Aurora/southern Erie County, Cattaraugus County 

Preferred Education: LMSW with focus on clinical work

Benefits: Health stipend

Job Description: The ROC is a growing organization serving the rural population. Our model of wrap-around support helps individuals and families work toward self-sufficiency. We offer general counseling, mental health services, play therapy, and other services through partners. 

This person will conduct individual counseling sessions, play therapy sessions and some case management in an office setting. Work with individuals to establish goals and objectives with the ultimate goal to reach a higher level of stability and independence.  Applicant should be open to running family and group sessions. Must be a team player with good problem-solving skills and professionalism. Willing to take on other duties as requested.

This person should have a passion for working in rural communities; familiarity with services in our rural areas is desirable. Must have good communication skills, computer skills, and ability to work as a team player and work independently.

Driver’s license is required; will be reimbursed for mileage. Potential for growth. Supervision by LCSW offered towards advancement in licensing. May be asked to submit to a background check and substance abuse screening before being hired.

Candidate Qualifications: A BSW with experience will be the minimum educational requirement for this position, with a MSW and licensure preferred.

Employer Contact Information: Send resume and three references to frank.cerny@verizon.net. Call (716) 474-4194 for more information. Mail: Rural Outreach Center, 730 Olean Road, East Aurora, N.Y. 14052.


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