Job Details

The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Friday, February 22, 2019. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: INTAKE WORKER, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
  • In Person at Human Resources (See Special Notes in Description Below If Any)
Title
INTAKE WORKER
Department/Division
Health and Human Services
Apply Start Date
01/25/2019
Apply End Date
02/22/2019
Type
Full Time
Hours
40 Per Week
Wage
$16.98 Hourly
Description

HOUSING DISCRIMINATION INTAKE WORKER
OFFICE OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND DISABILITIES
CITY OF WORCESTER

The Office of Human Rights & Disabilities is seeking candidates to fill the position of Intake Worker. Under the supervision of the Director, the Intake Worker shall assist community members by providing outreach and education regarding their federal, state and local civil rights with regard to housing discrimination, conduct general intake and referral with individuals and families who believe they have been the victim of discrimination, and work in partnership with the Office of Human Rights and Community Legal Aid. This position requires occasional travel for outreach, home visits and offsite intakes.

The successful candidate will be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; have strong written and verbal communication skills; have a demonstrated commitment to human rights, civil rights, and equal opportunity; have an interest in and sensitivity toward working with diverse populations; have the ability to work at least one evening per week and the occasional weekend as needed; the ability to work independently and as part of a team; & have the ability to facilitate training sessions & educational outreach meetings.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Public Health, Health Studies, Health Education, Community Health, Psychology, Sociology, Community Development or any human services related degree and two years’ experience working in a human services related field;
  • Or combination of education and experience demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties of the position
  • Reliable transportation required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual

SALARY RANGE: $16.98 hourly, full-time

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Cover letter & resume required for consideration. Preference given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030, HR@Worcesterma.gov.

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