Social Worker  

Overview of Position

CORE’s Short-Term Family Housing (STFH) seeks a Licensed Social Worker (LICSW) to provide leadership, guidance and supervision for programming team’s delivery of concrete evidence-based services to clients transitioning to permanent housing. 

Essential Duties

• Ensure that all case management services are delivered regularly and are properly documented

• Develop and deliver in-service training for case managers and other program staff

• Responsible for ensuring coordination and implementation of clients’ Family Housing Stability Plan (FHSP) is adhered to, updated and revised as needed     based on individual assessments

• Conduct thorough periodic reviews of the programming team’s case files and supportive documentation as required by the funding agency, company policies and procedures to ensure that the highest quality of care and treatment is rendered to the clients served

• Supervise case managers, and volunteers

• Ensure that deadlines are met and that the work produced is of the highest quality

• Develop and coordinate assessment, FHSP planning, case management, permanency planning/housing placement, and counseling residents

• Provide individual and group counseling as needed

• Ensure after care services for clients after discharge

• Other duties as assigned and/or required by the Program Director or designee

Necessary Skills

•  Familiar with behaviors, attitudes and issues facing homeless populations

•  Knowledge of community resources, associations and organizations addressing the issues of the population

•  Good written and verbal communications skills; excellent presentation skills

•  Familiarity with signs and symptoms of drug and/or alcohol dependency

•  Must be culturally competent and sensitive towards diverse ethnic groups, cultural groups and populations

•  Experience supervising staff and volunteers


•  Master’s Degree in social work or social behavioral science required

•  LICSW required

•  Must be licensed in Washington D.C.

•  Minimum two (2) years of experience working in a social service program providing services to homeless and undeserved populations

CORE DC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)