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Unaccompanied Minor Case Manager (2 openings)

at Children's Bureau of Southern California

Job Description

Location:
Anaheim Office

Department:
Prevention

  1. TITLE :  Unaccompanied Minor Case Manager      
  1. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field from an accredited university required. Master’s Degree in Social work or related field preferred
  • Two years successful experience case management and advocacy with families, children, and/or parents, preferably on behalf of immigrant and refugee children
  • Experience in child welfare, child placements, juvenile delinquency, and/or probation
  • Possess an extensive knowledge of immigrant community local resources
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have dedication to the human rights of refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers and displaced people
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, and a clean driving record
  • Maintain confidentiality in matters of agency operations, personnel, and clients
  • Maintain positive communications with all agency staff, clients, and volunteers
  • Exercise good judgment in performance of duties and responsibilities
  • Support existing agency policies, principles, and mission
  1. REPORTS TO :  USCRI PRS Program Officer
  1. POSITION DESCRIPTION :

Responsible for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate follow-up services and comprehensive case management for Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC). Responsible for providing home visits for the purpose of making client release recommendations. Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services and comprehensive case management for UAC; responsible for conducting calls, interviews, and home visits with UAC, developing individual case plans with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances, and maintaining case files; provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require; assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices; build a network of local pro bono legal resources/services and care providers to establish services for UAC; facilitate access and remove barriers to those services, and track individual progress via an online database; responsible for submitting written reports as required, coordinating and maintaining communication with key stakeholders, and participating in regular training and communication sessions with USCRI- U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants headquarters staff

  1. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES :
  • IN HOME VISITATION:
    • Provide clinical assessments of child and/or placement family
    • Provide appropriate follow-up services and comprehensive case management for UAC
    • Conduct home visits for purpose of making client release recommendations.
    • Conduct phone calls, interview, and home visits with UAC, proposed sponsors, and shelter staff.
    • Develop individual case plans with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances
    • Provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require
    • Assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices
    • Facilitate access and remove barriers to services
  • DOCUMENTATION:
    • Maintain case files and Children’s Bureau documentation in accordance with our funder and Children’s Bureau rules and regulations
    • Submit written reports as required:  Home Visit #1 Report, Home Visit #2 Report, Home Visit #3 Report, and Annual Report     
    • Track individual progress via an online database
  • COMMUNITY:
    • Build a network of local pro bono legal resources/services and care providers to establish services for UAC
    • Coordinate and maintain communication with key stakeholders
    • Participate in regular training and communication sessions with USCRI headquarters staff
    • Networks to develop/maintain high quality community profile
    • Develops/maintain effective working relationships with all individuals and agencies impacting CB programs

IV.       General:

  • Maintain confidentiality in matters of agency operations, personnel, and clients
  • Maintain positive communications with all agency staff, clients, and volunteers
  • Exercise good judgment in performance of duties and responsibilities
  • Support existing agency policies, principles, and mission
  • Other duties as assigned

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