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Clinical Social Worker- Freedom House

The Bronx, NY, USA Req #183
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
The Fortune Society, Inc. (Fortune) has been working for over 54 years in service to our mission: to support successful reentry from incarceration and promote alternatives to incarceration, thus strengthening the fabric of our communities. The organization has evolved into one of the nation’s preeminent reentry and justice-informed service organizations, providing formerly-incarcerated people with the skills and wrap-around services needed to break the cycle of crime and incarceration and to build productive lives in their communities. Fortune has a highly specialized skill set to serve this population, with over 54 years of experience serving formerly incarcerated individuals in New York City and over 20 years of experience managing supportive housing. 

JOB TITLE:                            Clinical Social Worker

DEPARTMENT:                      Freedom House

EXEMPTION STATUS:          Exempt

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities and requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensing, experience and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable intervals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


The Clinical Social Worker will be responsible for providing clinical level intervention to individuals in Freedom House.  S/he/They will provide guidance around clinical issues to other staff in the absence of Senior Director.  The Clinical Social Worker will conduct crisis intervention with all clients as needed, and supervise MSW interns.  The Clinical Social Worker will report directly to Senior Director.


  • Provide clinical services to a small caseload of SMI clients.
  • Conduct psychosocial assessments for individuals entering Freedom House.
  • Work with Senior Director to provide crisis intervention for high risk 
  • Represent Fortune at supportive housing functions and other community functions as needed
  • Supervise MSW interns in providing support services to clients.
  • Perform other related duties as needed


REPORTS TO:           Senior Director of Housing
            SUPERVISES:           Does not directly supervise paid staff; supervises up to 4 MSW interns as needed.


  • CSW/LCSW or other clinical certification preferred.
  • A minimum of seven years experience providing direct services to formerly incarcerated individuals, particularly in the areas of trauma, homelessness, substance abuse
  • SIFI Certification, preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to be team player and work independently
  • Strong computer skills.


All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis). Applicants should not provide medical or genetic information in their applications.

The Fortune Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of conviction history, race, religion/creed, citizenship status, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, victim of domestic violence status or marital status.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $65,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $70,000.00
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  • The Bronx, NY, USA