The Bronx Defenders – an innovative, progressive, holistic indigent defense office in the South Bronx – seeks a Masters level Social Worker with a commitment to social justice to work on behalf of parents fighting allegations of child abuse and neglect in Bronx County Family Court.
The Bronx Defenders is seeking a thoughtful and dedicated social worker to work in our Family Defense Practice.This social worker is an integral part in the representation of parents from poor communities charged with the abuse/neglect of their children. The social worker will be part of an interdisciplinary team of lawyers and other advocates, and will assist in the development of a litigation strategy for the parent, as well as connect them with the necessary services and supports.
To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB ONLINE and upload a cover letter and resume in one document when prompted. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
The application deadline is January 31, 2018, but applications will be considered on a rolling basis and decisions will be made as soon as appropriate candidates are identified.
Please contact Caitlin Becker, Managing Director of Social Work, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding the position.
The Bronx Defenders is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences and communities to apply.