CCSWW URM Bilingual Case Manager in Tacoma, Washington
$18.36 - $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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
External Company Name: CCSWW
External Company URL: http://www.ccsww.org
Post End Date: 3/19/2019