Social Services Coordinator
Health and Human Services Department
About the Village of Arlington Heights:
The Village of Arlington Heights is one of the largest Chicago suburbs and one of the most desirable places to live in the Chicago area. Arlington Heights is a vibrant and progressive community that 77,676 people are proud to call home. With shopping, businesses, vibrant downtown, award-winning schools, library, park district, and a hospital—Arlington Heights is a place where young families establish their roots for generations to come.
About the Position:
The Village of Arlington Heights is seeking a passionate and dedicated Social Services Coordinator in the Health and Human Services Department. The Social Services Coordinator is responsible for leading and delivering social services programs and services to residents of the Village of Arlington Heights.
With the goal of promoting the health and wellbeing of residents, the Social Services Coordinator will provide mental health services, financial assistance, crisis response, community outreach and education, program development, and participate in social service community collaboratives. The Social Services Coordinator will offer residents in-need psychosocial assessment, intake, short-term counseling, and referrals to other social service agencies.
In addition, the Social Services Coordinator will supervise employees in the division and is responsible for managing the budget for counseling services, emergency assistance, and Park District scholarships. The Social Services Coordinator also oversees the Holiday Assistance program. A demonstrated history of successful collaboration with Police and Fire Department personnel is highly preferred.
The ideal candidate will hold a Master’s degree in Social Work or related field and a minimum of three years of direct service with one year of supervisory experience. A valid Illinois driver’s license is required. Experience with providing crisis intervention is required. Bilingual (especially Spanish speaking) candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
The salary range for this position is $95,602 – $129,063, with an anticipated hiring range of $95,602 – $107,000 depending on qualifications and experience. This position includes a diverse and competitive benefits package, including health and dental insurance, paid vacation, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pension plan. This position is open until filled.
If you are passionate about making an impact on the lives of individuals and families in this community, this might be the right new opportunity for you! For more information about the Village of Arlington Heights, please visit our website at www.vah.com or visit www.vah.com/careers to apply.
The Village of Arlington Heights is an equal opportunity employer and strives to be a welcoming and inclusive place for all, improving how we recruit, empower, and retain the most diverse and very best talent, ensuring careers in public service will continue to attract the brightest for coming generations.
Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a background and pre-employment drug screen.
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