Social Worker, Workplace Initiatives
Entertainment Community Fund

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Post Date: May 01, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $67,500.00 To 76,826.00
Location: US - New York - New York
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The Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund), a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment is seeking a Social Worker in our Workplace Initiatives Program to join our team to develop and lead workshops and groups as well as provide client-centered clinical case management, supportive counseling, and financial assistance to adult professionals in performing arts and entertainment as well liaison with community stakeholders to provide critical incident support and relevant programming to the entertainment and performing arts community.

The Workplace Initiatives Social Worker provides support to clients who fall under existing and future Member and Employee Contracts as well entertainment professionals facing a workplace issue or concern such as harassment or behavior management. This position provides direct service including assessment and referrals, intensive case management and mental health counseling, and short-term supportive counseling to a diverse caseload of clients. This position also develops and facilitates workshops, trainings, and groups for MAP and EAP (Member/Employee Assistance Program) contracts and community stakeholders on topics relevant to the performing arts and entertainment industry. Working directly with the Program Director of Workplace Initiatives, this position will respond to Employee Assistance Program and Member Assistance Program needs as well as critical incidents in the community.

- Master’s Degree from an accredited School of Social Work.
- New York State licensure
- Skilled at public speaking, facilitating workshops and curriculum development
- Strong assessment, clinical case management and advocacy skills. Crisis intervention skills are a must with the ability to engage a wide range of presentations
- Organized and able to handle diverse tasks in a fast-paced, high volume environment
- Consistently convey a sense of empathy with clients and demonstrate solid clinical acumen. Value and have the willingness to use the individual and group clinical supervision process to reflect, observe and enhance clinical practice.
- Worker will adhere to and be compliant with NASW code of ethics

- Experience in or knowledge of the performing arts and entertainment community.
- Availability to assist in agency-wide outreach to the entertainment community to provide information about Actors Fund services.
- Available to conduct groups, seminars, or trainings during the evening and weekends as needed
Some lifting of supplies for client activities, up to 20lbs
- Ability to travel out of state for in person events and groups

The Entertainment Community Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Built into the value statement of the Entertainment Community Fund is a commitment to embrace diversity and seek equity, inclusion and dignity for all. We celebrate our differences and strive to cultivate an environment of mutual respect.

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