The International Rescue Committee reacts to the worst humanitarian crises in the world by assisting those who have been affected by war and disaster to regain their health, safety, education, economic security, and access to electricity. The IRC was established in 1933 at Albert Einstein’s urging and today operates in over 40 nations and 25 American towns, assisting people in surviving, regaining control over their futures, and enhancing their communities. To support the healthy growth of refugee children and their communities in New York City, the IRC has formed partnerships with the city’s public schools, community-based groups, and colleges and institutions since 1999. The Education and Learning Program offers year-round training that works closely with young refugees, their families, schools, and caregivers.
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About NGO Jobs in USA-Youth Social Work Supervisor
The implementation of educational support services for immigrant youth, their families, and community allies (including New York City public school employees, academic institutions, and local groups working with refugee youth) is the responsibility of the youth social work supervisor. The School Success Program, which helps families of recently arrived kids and youth adapt well to school in NYC, and school registration assistance fall under the main jurisdiction of the Youth Social Work Supervisor. Additionally, they play a key part in the Newcomer Youth Summer Academy, which offers 5 weeks of rigorous orientation and training for success in the public institutions of New York City. They collaborate closely with coworkers to ensure that the Youth Program’s goals and objectives are met through a thorough, collaborative process in cooperation with the employees at the school and partner groups.
Responsibilities of the NGO Jobs in USA-Youth Social Work Supervisor
- Recruit, train, and manage a team of staff and Social Work student interns to serve as Student Support Coaches to support newly arrived students
- Oversee school enrollment process for all newly arrived youth in coordination with IRC caseworkers, schools, and families.
- Oversee School Success Program implementation, including intake, client assessment, individualized service planning and implementation, group workshops, and monitoring
- Play a lead role in pre-program planning, student recruitment, caregiver engagement, and student support services for Newcomer Youth Summer Academy (NYSA)
- Oversee student recruitment and enrollment for NYSA, involving outreach & coordination with families and community partners
- Lead the NYSA student support team, designing guidance services, overseeing their implementation, and providing counseling as needed
- Coordinate Social Emotional Learning and other group programming
- Provide technical assistance for Saturday Youth Tutoring and Leaders in Training program, workshop facilitation, & implementation
- Design & implement opportunities for parent/caregiver engagement
- Support in the planning and implementation of social-emotional learning opportunities for students
- Maintain program information and data collection systems in compliance with IRC standards and contractual obligations, contribute to strengthening program monitoring
- Participate in Youth Program annual logical framework development and implementation, including design, monitoring, and evaluation activities related to School Success Program and NYSA
- Ensure program participants are properly enrolled and files are up to date
- Ensure program data is consistently collected and entered into relevant databases in accordance with the internal program framework and contractual obligations
- Prepare annual reports on programs supervised for internal purposes, and prepare contractually required reports for programs supervised
- Oversee case management and appropriate follow-up, ensuring all services provided to families are appropriately documented in case files
- Other duties as assigned
Requirements of the NGO Jobs in USA-Youth Social Work Supervisor
- Required are master’s degrees in social work and licenses as master social workers (LMSW).
- Certification for Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI) recommended
- A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working with children and youth, specifically in the context of educational and social programs
- dealing with immigrant or refugee groups is necessary.
- Working knowledge of the New York City Public School system is a plus.
- English proficiency is needed, but knowledge of another language is greatly preferred. (Dari, Pashto, Ukrainian, Russian, Spanish, French)