Bilingual Case Coordinator (Spanish)

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:24

Works collaboratively with the Federal Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Division of Children's Services, to provide case coordination services to unaccompanied children in Federal custody. This position is located in Northern Virginia with some travel required.

Tasks Include:

  • Ensuring that unaccompanied children (UC) are receiving appropriate services and are placed in the least restrictive setting
  • Providing recommendations on family reunification to ORR
  • Visiting ORR-Funded care provider sites and interviewing children
  • Assisting in the identification of special needs and appropriate placement recommendations
  • ¬†Providing timely review, assessment, and recommendation of release requests to ORR to ensure release of UC to a sponsor promptly Participating in collaborative meetings with local stakeholders
  • Providing regular case reports
  • Making recommendations for home study and post- release services for at-risk children, in collaboration with the care provider and ORR
  • Providing child-welfare based technical assistance
  • Collaborating and working on any other tasks specific to the case coordinator as per ORR/DCS policy and procedures

Personal Effectiveness Competencies:

  • Demonstrates and expands job knowledge
  • Focuses on the client (internal and external)
  • Takes initiative and manages self
  • Manages work/tasks
  • Communicates effectively (oral and written)
  • Demonstrates teamwork
  • Analyzes and solves problems
  • Is adaptable/flexible
     
  • Core Competencies:

This position requires a Master of Social Work or a related field with 2 years of experience in child welfare or a Bachelor of Social Work or related field with 5 years of experience in child welfare. Must be fluent in English and Spanish (proficiency will be tested). Experience working with immigrant, refugee and underserved populations is a plus.

Other duties as assigned:

This position description should not be constructed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor. 

Application Information:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit cover letter, resume, three references, and salary history.

Documents must be uploaded as ONE file. If you have technical difficulty, please email jobs@jbsinternational.com. 

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Location

  • Maryland Office

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