Social Worker Assistant


RESPONSIBLE TO: Social Work Supervisor, Hong Fook Center 

COMMITMENT (HOURS): 40 hours per week 

STATUS: Non-Exempt (3 months orientation period) 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled 

 JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Social Work Supervisor, Social Worker Assistant will provide social work services to the participants of Hong Fook Centers.  This will include intake of prospective participant, provide language assistance services, work with other team members to provide care management services to the participants, and assist the Social Work Supervisor in the psycho-social assessment of the participants. 


  • Introduce Hong Fook Adult Day Health Care programs to prospective participants and their family. 
  • Perform intake, home visit and initial assessment of potential participants for services. 
  • Follow-up on the process to bring participants in for program assessment, including getting medical reports, scheduling transportation, and notifying team members. 
  • Enrollment of program participants including explanation of program rules and participant rights and assisting new participants’ adjustment to the program. 
  • Provide care management services to the participants. 
  • Assist program participants to obtain needed services and benefits and to act as liaison with outside agencies. 
  • Interpret various services or benefit notices and medical insurance statements to program participants or family members.  
  • Assist the Social Work Supervisor in the periodic assessment of program participants, and to maintain current written records in compliance with licensing requirement. 
  • Assist in or help conduct support groups for program participants. 
  • Participate in and help organize out-reach activities to the target frail elderly and disabled adult population.
  • Participate as a member of the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Perform other appropriate tasks deemed necessary by the supervisor. 


  • BA in Social Work or related field 
  • Experienced and interested in working with frail elderly or the disabled population. 
  • Able to work in a diversified environment.  
  • Able to work independently and as member of a multidisciplinary team. 
  • Good oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to make public presentation a plus. 
  • Bilingual in English and Cantonese/Mandarin desirable; ability to communicate in one of the targeted Asian languages (Vietnamese, Filipino, other Southeast Asian language and Korean) desirable. 
  • Flexible in work shifts to meet program needs. 
  • Procession of a valid CA driver license and have the use of a reliable automobile desirable. 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks


  • Ability to communicate clearly with others. 
  • Ability to see and hear in order to interact with others. 
  • Ability to use a computer. 
  • To lift a minimum of 20 lbs. 
  • Vision 20/20 with correction. 

 SALARY RANGE: Depends on experience. 

 TO APPLY: Send, fax or e-mail resume to: Human Resources, Family Bridges, Inc., 168 – 11th Street, Oakland, CA 94607,      Fax:  (510) 839 – 2435,   

 Family Bridges, Inc. is a non-profit multi-services community based organization that has been serving the Asian American communities in the East Bay for more than 50 years.  Family Bridges is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age or disability.