100% Remote School Social Worker Opportunity for Michigan Schools


Job Details

Location Detroit, MI
Discipline Social Worker
Date Posted July 10, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Remote School Social Worker
Location: Michigan (Fully Remote)
Employment Type: Full-Time

Position Overview

We are actively seeking a compassionate and dedicated Remote School Social Worker to join our team, providing vital social work services to students across Michigan schools from a remote setting. This role is perfect for a professional who excels in a virtual environment and is passionate about supporting students' social and emotional development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Student Support: Deliver virtual social work services, including assessment, intervention, and counseling, to help students navigate their social and emotional challenges.
  • Collaboration with Educational Staff: Work closely with teachers, administrators, and other support staff to integrate social services with educational goals.
  • Family Engagement: Establish and maintain effective communication with families, providing them with support and resources to assist their children’s development.
  • Program Development: Contribute to the planning and implementation of school-wide social work programs that address student needs and promote a positive school climate.
  • Crisis Intervention: Respond to student crises with appropriate interventions and support, coordinating with other professionals as necessary.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of interactions, interventions, and outcomes in compliance with state regulations and school policies.


  • Education: Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited institution.
  • Licensure: Must be licensed as a School Social Worker in Michigan or eligible for licensure.
  • Experience: Minimum of two years of experience as a school social worker, with demonstrated success in remote service delivery preferred.
  • Skills: Proficient in the use of digital tools for communication and documentation, excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Personal Characteristics: Empathetic, proactive, and committed to advocating for and supporting students and their families.

Work Environment

  • This position is fully remote, requiring a reliable internet connection and a quiet, private workspace.
  • Flexible hours may be necessary to accommodate the needs of students and families in different time zones.

Application Process

Interested candidates should apply by submitting the following:

  • Resume/CV: Highlight your relevant experience and qualifications.
  • Cover Letter: Explain your interest in this position and how your skills and experiences make you a suitable candidate.
  • References: Include at least one professional reference.

Contact Information

Sunbelt is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. No question on the website is used for the purpose of limiting or excluding any applicant’s consideration for employment on any basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.


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