Social Worker

  •  Hiring Manager
  •  March 18, 2024

Federation of Organizations is looking for a full-time Licensed Social Worker for our Mixed-Use and Affordable Housing program in Far Rockaway, Queens. This individual will provide social services, support, and counseling to formerly homeless adults with severe mental illness and substance use disorders. The Social Worker will use their expertise to implement best practices to meet the resident’s physical, emotional, and social needs to ensure their ability to maintain housing stability while reporting and evaluating measurable outcomes. 

The world does not run out of people to help…and we need people like YOU to help us make a positive change in the community!


  • Current licensure at the Master’s level (LMSW or LMHC)
  • Experience working with individuals in recovery from mental illness (preferred)
  • A valid and clean NY State driver’s license
  • Fingerprinting, criminal record check
  • Approval from the Justice Center and NYS Office of Mental Health


  • Efficiently process paperwork for new residents in accordance with protocols
  • Complete intake assessments and maintain referral documents in our system (Foothold)
  • Plan, schedule, organize, direct, and oversee the provision of all clinical services
  • Attend staff meetings, case conferences, trainings, and management meetings when needed
  • Serve as a liaison with medical, mental health, and substance abuse providers to ensure the level of care that residents deserve.
  • Conduct assessments, formulate individualized service plans, and provide referrals and ongoing support to assist residents in developing skills and achieving personal goals associated with their well-being and housing stability.
  • Provide crisis intervention and leadership in resolving resident issues, including one-to-one clinical support and appropriate follow-up.
  • Abide by the agency’s Compliance Plan and False Claims Policy by preventing, detecting, and reporting any potential healthcare abuse and fraud. Report any potential non-compliance and comply with all other federal, state, and local regulations applicable to this job description.
  • Complete all necessary Individual Authorizations in order to exchange information as well as screenings during the intake process.
  • Utilize all agency-based IT applications pertaining to this role in a proficient manner, including LMS and CPI training, as outlined in the agency’s training schedule.
  • Remain current on changing developments in an individual’s field of expertise.
  • Attend bi-weekly supervision, with prepared agenda items

SALARY: $60,000 Annually

At Federation, we value a healthy work-life balance and prioritize the mental & physical wellness of our staff!


  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Retirement 401K Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Generous Paid Time Off for Full-time and Eligible Part-Time Employees
  • 13 paid Holidays for Full-time and Eligible Part-Time Employees
  • Long and Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • CALM App Subscription
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Career Growth & Promotional Opportunities
  • Comprehensive Paid Training
  • Supplemental Accident, Illness and Hospitalization Insurance
  • Supplemental Pet Insurance
  • Encouragement for Educational Professional Advancement
  • Employee Perks & Discounts on Broadway shows, theme parks, and other attractions
  • Eligibility for Federal/Public Loan Forgiveness

Federation of Organizations provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Founded in 1972, Federation of Organizations (Federation) is an innovative, multi-service, community-based social wellness agency. We are a major provider of health and wellness services, senior and children’s care, addiction recovery services, as well as affordable housing and support. Federation continues to serve thousands of community members across Suffolk, Nassau, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, and Manhattan.

Federation has developed innovative, successful programs that are designed to meet the needs of vulnerable populations, such as individuals in recovery, those living with chronic medical conditions, adult home residents, the homeless, low-income seniors, and at-risk children.

For more information about Federation of Organizations, please visit our website:

Job Category: Residential Services Social Work
Job Type: Full Time On-site
Job Location: Far Rockway NY Queens

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