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Social Worker
Neighborhood Health Social Services-Columbus CARE Coalition

Columbus Public Health is seeking a licensed Social Worker with the Columbus CARE Coalition, a collaborative effort to address community trauma. The Columbus CARE Coalition is comprised of members of the community who believe that when trauma happens to one, it happens to all. This program works to empower, educate and engage residents and community organizations including mental health providers, schools, city government and community activists. Collectively our work will increase sensitivity, awareness and build resilience in neighborhoods and families.

This position will be a member of the Violence, Outreach, Intervention and Community Engagement (V.O.I.C.E) initiative which works closely with the Violent Crime Review Group, a comprehensive neighborhood safety strategy to address community violence. The V.O.I.C.E social worker will provide long term case management, support, education, crisis intervention and linkage for Grant Medical Center emergency trauma patients involved in violent crimes with the goal of intervening and interrupting the cycle of crime and violence in the community.


Bachelor’s in Social Work with Licensed Social Worker status. Possession of a valid State ofOhio driver’s license. Previous experience within the healthcare field and community based outreach/social work activities preferred. Experience providing crisis intervention services, working in disadvantaged communities and individuals with various cultural backgrounds and socio-economic statuses.


This unique position requires the ability to be flexible and open to emergent issues and needs as they arise. The ability to work weekend and evening hours as needed is required to respond to urgent community situations. Demonstrated social work ability to engage, intervene in a timely manner and the ability to make decisions independently. Knowledge of crisis intervention skills, community engagement, advocacy, ability to motivate, effective documentation skills, and excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Passionate commitment to principles of diversity, equity and inclusion, advocacy, health protection for all, excellence, innovation, team work, and service.


Contact: Erika Mahone
Email Address:, please email your resume and cover letter.

The City of Columbus is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

osted on ADAPAO website on 4-10-20.