Social Worker (Part-Time, Evenings)

Established in 1984, The Doorways provides lodging and support to patients and families who travel to Richmond for critical medical needs. Those who enter our doors find a healing, emotionally supportive environment in a place where community generosity and compassionate care come together.

The Doorways is seeking an experienced Social Worker to serve as an on-site resource for our hospitality guests.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide emotional support and advocacy to TDW guests experiencing challenges as a result of illness or medical crisis.
  • Provide strategies to assist TDW guests with working with hospital
  • Conduct needs assessments and services coordination to help connect TDW guests with available resources.
  • Assist with completion of forms and paperwork, when
  • Promote positive relationships between TDW guests and agencies/organizations in the surrounding communities.
  • Collaborate with community organizations to meet the needs of TDW
  • Interact with TDW staff and guests to ensure consistent communication about issues of
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Part-Time, Evening Availability: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:00-10:30 m. Additional hours may be available.

Competencies/Other:

  • S.W. degree (experience in health care settings preferred)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with diverse populations
  • Strong critical thinking and crisis intervention skills
  • Knowledge of community resources and social programs
  • Good computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license

Salary:

Competitive based on experience and industry best practices.

Benefits:

This position is eligible 401(K) benefits and free, on-site parking.

How to Apply:

Please email a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@thedoorways.org with Social Worker in the subject line.