CCSWW

URM Bilingual Case Manager - Tacoma

US-WA-Tacoma
4 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-2743
# of Openings
1
Category
International Foster Care
Min
USD $18.36/Hr.

Overview

$18.36 to $22.95 HR/DOE

 

The International Foster Care Program provides foster care to refugee/asylee and undocumented youth from countries around the world. 

 

Position requires you to work independently and as part of a team with case management responsibilities for youth. Consultation, training, and advocacy are important components of this program. Experience in working with a variety of immigrant populations very desirable. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and coordinate support services for unaccompanied refugee youth placed in foster care.
  • Assist in planning cultural preservation activities for all youth in our care.
  • Implement Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) contracts for youth placed in Unaccompanied Refugee Minor (URM) foster care program.
  • Complete intake paperwork for new arrivals; to include individual service/safety plans for each youth
  • Arrange for appropriate educational programs including English language acquisition and bilingual programs.
  • Prepare youth for:
      • Court hearings
      • Family Reunification, if possible
      • Extended Foster Care
      • Independence and self-sufficiency
  • Monitor the adjustment of youth in foster care.
  • Collect and maintain all necessary records required for adequate program reviews and evaluation.
  • Participate in related trainings/attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Other duties as may be reasonably delegated by the supervisor.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS degree in social work or related field
  • Must be Bi-lingual in refugee language
  • Experience working with refugee/immigrant children in a child welfare setting
  • Experience in case management; preferably with ethnic minorities and/or refugee populations
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate case files and other necessary client records
  • Applicant must successfully pass required background checks prior to an offer of employment.
  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record per CCS’ driving policy.(required to provide current driving abstract)
  • Proof of negative TB test upon hire or proof of test within past 12 months.
  • First/Aid CPR certified or the ability to become certified within the 1 month of employment
  • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
  • Support and contribute to a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes teamwork.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Three plus years in case management experience with strong organizational skills
  • MSW or related field
  • Knowledge of Washington State child welfare regulations and procedures.

 

Note to Internal Candidates: HR reviews internal compensation and determines increase based on their experience and also agency internal equity factors.

 

Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please let us know if you need special accommodations to apply or interview for this position.

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