We are partnering with York Street Project (a ministry of Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace) to hire a Social Worker Supervisor with a background in psychosocial/clinical responsibilities for the organization's housing program. The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable and skilled in working with vulnerable and at-risk populations, helping them stabilize their families and grow toward self-sufficiency and independence. This position requires a valid and current LMSW license. This is a full-time, onsite position located in Jersey City, NJ. The salary range is from $67,000 up to $75,000 per year.


  • Supervisory responsibilities include assigning, scheduling, monitoring, and controlling work for staff and social work interns; evaluating and managing performance; interviewing, hiring, and orienting new employees; training employees when necessary; making salary recommendations; and recommending coaching, discipline, or termination when necessary.
  • Assessing the psycho-social status and needs of housing unstable families and their children
  • Recruiting new families for housing programs and Participating in the interview and intake process
  • Assisting in the development of individual service plans
  • Carrying out social evaluations through individual therapy sessions and planning interventions based on the findings
  • Maintaining clinical records on all participants
  • Utilizing the internal database (Apricot) to maintain client documents
  • Utilizing the national homeless database Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) to manage intakes and discharges
  • Developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with community agencies/partners that can supplement services to participants.
    • Serves as liaison between participant and community agencies/partners
    • Acts as support service team’s point of contact for all specialty programming and services (i.e. mental health, behavioral health, substance use, domestic violence, child welfare, etc.)
  • Provides information and referral services for community resources to participants
  • Attending interdisciplinary group meetings; and attending and participating in community meetings.
  • Actively participating in the planning and execution of activities and events that improve the quality of life and stabilization of families.
  • Researching and keeping current with evidence-based therapeutic services, tools, and clinical models
  • Supervising MSW interns (supervision, instruction, and assessment):
    • Acts as point of contact with the School of Social Work department
    • Possesses or willing to complete Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI)


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • Valid and current LMSW license
  • Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI) certified or willingness to complete
  • Prior work with poor/minority groups, especially young women and children.
  • Ability to practice on individual, family and group level.
  • Able to analyze, assess and intervene on systemic level.
  • Possess diagnostic and treatment skills.
  • Theoretical appreciation and practice in family system model, Comprehensive Youth Centered Service Model, Trauma Informed Care, Critical Time Intervention, Motivational Interviewing, and Strengths Based therapeutic models.
  • Knowledgeable of Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience in supervising and managing staff.
  • Able to analyze, assess and intervene on systemic level.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and experience with case management or related software and databases is a plus!
  • Ability to work with ethnic and racial minority groups, especially women and children.
  • Commitment to establish a model of personal and institutional development that flows from values of inclusiveness and cooperation.
  • Commitment to values of mutuality and collaboration.
  • Valid driver’s license preferred.
  • Bilingual/Spanish preferred.

Benefits for Full-time Employees:

  • Excellent health insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • Life Insurance