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Job Opening: Licensed Adolescent Counselors

Posted On: 08/30/11 | Comments (0)

3-4 Positions Available for Licensed Adolescent Counselor at the Carlbrook School in South Boston, VA. Experience preferred, but recent graduates will be considered!

Because of its continued growth, Carlbrook School currently has an immediate opening for a full-time adolescent counselor (advisor) and is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic professional who wants to make a difference in the lives of students.

The Advisor position is a permanent, full-time faculty position. Advisors work with a predetermined group of students, and are responsible for facilitating individual and group counseling sessions, assisting in student and family workshops, providing student mentoring and advising, and supporting school faculty in logistical and administrative duties.

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Categories: Career Services

Job Opening: Workers Rights Organizers

Posted On: 08/30/11 | Comments (0)

The Alliance for Immigrants Rights and Reform – Michigan (AIR) is seeking an individual committed to the rights of immigrant workers to fill an entry-level community organizing position focused on workers’ rights.

This is a half-time, contract position, funded for at least 1 year. This position may be increased to full-time as funding allows.

Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. Applications are due by Friday, September 9th.

AIR is a statewide coalition of faith, labor, civil rights, business, and social service organizations working together to protect the civil and labor rights of immigrants, to reform the immigration system, to encourage civic participation and voting by immigrant communities, and to build a broad agenda for shared prosperity and re-development in Michigan.

The workers’ rights organizer will be based in Dearborn, Michigan.

For more information about the organization and position, as well as application information, please click "Read More"...

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Categories: Career Services

Job Opening: Bilingual Community Organizer

Posted On: 08/30/11 | Comments (0)

The Alliance for Immigrants Rights and Reform – Michigan (AIR) is seeking an entry-level community organizer, to begin work immediately.

This is a full-time, contract position, funded for at least two years. This position may be extended as funding allows.

Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. Applications are due by September 15th , 2011.

AIR is a statewide coalition of faith, labor, civil rights, business, and social service organizations working together to fix the broken immigration system and stand up for immigrant families. Our advocacy focuses on building power to: reform the broken immigration system; win pro-immigrant polices at the federal, state, and local levels; increase the civic engagement of immigrant communities; win better working conditions for immigrant workers; stop racial profiling, civil rights violations, and abusive immigration enforcement by local police, ICE, and Border Patrol.

The community organizer will be based in Dearborn, Michigan.

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Categories: Career Services

Job Opening: Housing Resource Specialist

Posted On: 08/30/11 | Comments (0)

TWO OPENINGS: one 40 hours/week and the other 20 hours/week.

Compensation is competitive and both positions will be eligible for benefits (e.g., Health, Vision, Dental, 403b, etc.).

Position title: Housing Resource Specialist
Reports to: Housing Access Supervisor
FLSA status: Non-exempt
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Work Location: Ypsilanti, MI
Department: Housing Access
Supervises: May direct and mentor volunteers, apprentices, student interns, and work studies
Posting begin date: 8/23/11
Posting end date: Until filled

JOB APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Send resume and cover letter to hr@soscs.org

POSITION PURPOSE:
Assure the efficient and effective functioning of the Housing Access program. Provide emergency housing intervention and assist consumers requesting help. Provide support services to help at-risk families remain stably housed. Work in & foster an effective team environment.

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Categories: Career Services

Job Opening: Genesee County Family Court Social Worker

Posted On: 08/30/11 | Comments (0)

Genesee County Family Court: Court Improvement Program, Parent Representation Pilot Project

Social Worker

Project Overview
As part of the 2012 Michigan Court Improvement Program, the State Court Administrative Office Child Welfare Services Division (CWS) will fund a Parent Representation Project in Genesee County to improve parents’ legal representation and access to services in child abuse/neglect proceedings. A crucial component of the program is to provide a social worker to partner with the parent attorney. Together, the team can collectively advocate for the appropriate supports and services for parents involved in Genesee Family Court abuse and neglect cases.

Type of Employment
This position is for a 1099 contractor. No employment benefits are offered. There is a one-year commitment, however; it is anticipated the pilot will last a total of three years. Each year the contract may be extended, subject to annual grant renewals and the social worker’s satisfactory performance.

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Categories: Career Services

Job Opening: Housing Support Services

Posted On: 08/30/11 | Comments (0)

Housing Support Services Team Member/CSTS Supports Coordinator

Full-time position available. Housing Support Services works to support Avalon tenants in the successful achievement of housing permanency and satisfaction in their personal lives through the use of timely, on-going, and proactive professional and peer support.

The Team Member/CSTS coordinator will work directly with Community Mental Health consumers living in Avalon Housing. Position is responsible for completing clinical assessments, developing and maintaining Individual Plan of Service (IPOS), coordinating and monitoring client services, directly assisting consumers in achieving desired outcomes, and documenting client progress.

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Categories: Career Services

Job Opening: UM-SSW Faculty Positions

Posted On: 08/30/11 | Comments (0)

The University of Michigan School of Social Work (SSW) seeks to appoint several early-to-mid-career scholars to their outstanding faculty. Please see below for specific information about each open faculty position. Please submit a CV and three samples of scholarly writing via the following website (http://www.ssw.umich.edu/facultyApplication/) to be considered.

Review of applications will begin August 1, 2011 and will continue through March 1, 2012. For more information, please see the University of Michigan Jobs Board (http://umjobs.org/) or send questions to ssw.facultyapp@umich.edu

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Categories: Career Services

Job Opening: Therapist

Posted On: 08/30/11 | Comments (0)

The Detroit Behavioral Institute - Capstone Academy has an immediate opening for a therapist position. The Capstone Academy is a secure residential treatment facility for juvenile delinquents (both male and female) with mental health issues.

Please apply to Pernell Ziglor, LMSW (Clinical Director) at fax (313) 202-6153 or email: pziglor@detroitcapstoneacademy.com

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Categories: Career Services

Job Opening: Part Time Social Worker

Posted On: 08/30/11 | Comments (0)

The University Center for Child & Family is seeking to generate a diverse applicant pool for a Social Worker MSW vacancy (#60696). This part-time position will entail a minimum of 25% FTE (10 hours per week), with opportunities to increase effort over time based on applicant interest and clinic need.

Interested individuals can formally apply via the Careers web site at http://umjobs.org/ by the October 1st posting end-date.

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Categories: Career Services

Annual MSW Student Mailbox Cleanout!

Posted On: 08/23/11 | Comments (0)

ALL student mailboxes will be reassigned for the new academic year. Please pick up all mail from your student mailbox by end-of-day August 26th.

Continuing Students for Fall 2011 term:All mail found in student mailboxes will be re-distributed to your NEW mailbox after the reassignments have been made in early September.

Students who will NOT continue in Fall 2011:All mail found in student mailboxes will be kept in the Office of Student Services until September 30th for pick up. After September 30, all mail will be recycled.

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Categories: MSW Students

Design Activism & Social Change Course

Posted On: 08/12/11 | Comments (0)

Fall 2011 - Arch 506-007 - Wilkins - 2227 Art & Architecture Bldg. - Friday: 9-12 noon

1/4 lecture, 1/4 discussion, 1/2 making the difference

Design for the Other 90%


This course examines a series of interventions, strategies, theories, and works that impact people in perhaps modest ways that hold the potential for significant social change over the long haul with an eye towards both advocacy planning and design activism.

This course is open to undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines across the campus.

Categories: MSW Students

Mini course - Youth Empowerment

Posted On: 08/10/11 | Comments (0)

Looking for a mini course? Space is available in the recently added SW 799-009: Advanced Topics in Macro Social Work - Youth Empowerment. Click on the link for detailed information.

SSW Job Networking Trip to San Francisco

Posted On: 08/08/11 | Comments (0)

If you missed the webinar session (8/3/11) about the San Francisco networking trip, you can review the recorded session on the following link:

https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/631878010

Please email Career Services at ssw-cso@umich.edu with any questions.

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Technology Presentation for Incoming Students

Posted On: 08/02/11 | Comments (0)

Please click here to view our Technology Presentation for incoming MSW students.