Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 72,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are now hiring for a full-time BilingualSocial Worker/Counselor II to join our DuPage/Woodridge Team!
The Social Worker/Counselor II will provide office based clinical services to adults, adolescents and children in both English and Spanish.
Essential Job Functions:
Does comprehensive, in-depth assessments for a variety of program services. Does intake as assigned.
Provides group services as indicated by program need.
Provides mental health assessments, individual and family therapy, case management and client centered consultation services.
Provides a full range of case management, counseling, advocacy, educational, and related services.
Identifies and utilizes agency and community resources.
Joins or develops groups and coalitions to address community needs.
Recommends financial assistance for clients.
May be responsible for meeting contractual requirements such as 24-hour coverage.
Represents and interprets programs of agency in community.
May serve on regional or agency-wide committees.
May perform a variety of administrative tasks including student supervision.
Meets agency expectation for quantity of direct service.
Assesses community conditions affecting clients to identify resource gaps and problems.
This position requires two (2) evenings per week.
No on-call or weekend hours required.
Complies with agency record keeping expectations.
Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling from an accredited college or university required.
LCSW, LCPC, LFMT required.
Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
This position requires some travel and requires mobility to work with a community-based caseload.
Ability to maintain assigned community and home-based services.
Must have access to a vehicle, proof of insurance and valid driver’s license to perform essential job functions.
Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups.
Metropolitan Family Services offers a very generous benefits packet to our professionals:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, Traditional PPO, or PPO w/ HSA contributions.
Dental and Vision Insurance Options
11 paid Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Training and Professional Development Plan with E- Learning
Wellness Initiative Program
Employee Assistance Network
Internal Number: BILIN01386
About Metropolitan Family Services
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.