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United Way of the Ozarks Community-Based Social Worker in Springfield, Missouri

This professional position is responsible for working with individuals and families who are experiencing emotional, physical and/or financial situations which are causing distress and disruption to the wellbeing of the individual and family unit. The Community-Based Social Worker will work with individuals and families to assess needs and provide resource referrals and case management services. This is a full-time position. A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work required, Master's Degree in Social Work preferred from an accredited college or university. At least 5 years social work experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) are a must. The ability to work independently and within aiteam setting, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining good organizational skills are important. Must have the ability to think critically, problem solve and prioritize information. Must have excellent follow up and follow through, ability to meet deadlines and strong data collection and reporting skills. Must be able to take initiative, be a self-starter, and deal with and respond to crisis situations. Experience working with racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities is a must. Student/intern supervision experience is preferred.iPlease email resumes to bash@cpozarks.orgior mail to Community Partnership of the Ozarks, Attn: Brooke Ash, 330 N. Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO 65806. EOE.i