Currently accepting applications for Case Worker (Social Worker) [PDF]
The mission of the St. Louis Park Emergency Program (STEP) is to identify and respond to the critical and emergency needs of residents of St. Louis Park. STEP provides direct services to residents who may need food, clothing, financial assistance, and transportation, as well as counseling regarding resources and problem solving. STEP is well known in the community, recognized as the primary social service organization to address concerns of those who live with the challenges of poverty. The organization is comprised of a 13 part-time and full-time staff and supported by 100+ volunteers.
The person in this position joins a team of four direct service providers who fulfill STEP’s mission every day. The person responds to the diverse needs of community members accessing STEP services. They are also part of a wider team who collaborate to serve our community while upholding high standards.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
General Duties and Responsibilities
While this position prefers a candidate who is a licensed BSW or MSW social worker (or have the qualifications to become licensed), candidates without licensure will be considered if they have comparable experience providing direct services to diverse populations, particularly those living in poverty. The ideal candidate will have experience working with clients who struggle with mental health. Persons who speak a second language such as Somali, Spanish or Russian are strongly encouraged to apply.
Demonstrated commitment to STEP’s mission to identify, address, and respond to the critical and emergency needs of residents in St. Louis Park. Adherence to core values to welcome all to STEP without barriers or judgment.
* STEP maintains a policy that all on-site staff and volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID.
This position is a non-exempt, full time (40 hours) position that reports to the Social Services Manager.
The case manager position is a non-exempt, hourly wage position. Benefits include generous vacation and sick leave, 11.5 annual paid holidays, health and dental plan, retirement (SIMPLE IRA plan), paid parental leave, and employer provided life insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurance, professional development and licensure support.
Anticipated pay is $24-$28/hour, depending on experience. ($25-$29/hour if bilingual in Somali, Spanish, or Russian.) Annual equivalent is $49,920 – $57,120 ($52,000 – $60,320) respectively.
STEP strives to be a place that is welcoming to all people. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with Case Worker in the subject line. No phone inquiries please.
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