Bilingual Case Manager - Full Time - Juntos, Burlington County NJ

***500 Sign on Bonus eligible to all Juntos new hires***  The bonus will be paid in two installments.  The signing bonus is taxable, and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld.  In the event you leave the Center for Family Services within 4 months of your date of hire, you will be responsible for reimbursing the Center for Family Services for the entire signing bonus.

About the Juntos Program:

Juntos provides temporary shelter to unaccompanied children and teenagers who have crossed the southern border into the United States  and are in need of a safe place to live. Our goal is to help children through these difficult circumstances and to minimize the impact by providing a warm and caring home that seeks to reunite children with their family. Services are focused on the safety of every child in our care. We utilize a Nurtured Heart, a trauma informed care approach, which emphasizes physical, psychological and emotional safety for the children in our care and helps them rebuild a sense of control.

Summary:

Center For Family Services is seeking an individual with experience counseling high-risk youth and families for the Case Manager position at the Juntos Program. The Case Manager is a motivated, culturally sensitive individual who is dedicated to the care of program youth. The Case Management Team will coordinate and provide individual and group living skills assessments and training for all youth within the Juntos program as well as monitor and perform individualized life skills instruction.

Location: Woodbury, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs case management and advocates for the youth assigned to their caseload and is on call, on a rotating basis, to maintain 24-hour emergency case management coverage

  • Performs other crisis intervention, counseling, youth supervision and other related activities as necessary to meet 24-hour operational activities of shelter program

  • Coordinates and provides individualized life skills instruction, including ensuring the completion of an individualized life skills plans for each resident

  • Designs a sponsor reunification plan for each youth assigned to their caseload and updates the plan on a weekly basis

  • Transports youth in caseload at the onset of a youth's shelter placement and to various appointments including medical, recreational, educational, and employment appointments

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree or related field required, Masters Degree preferred

  • Three to five years' experience working with youth

  • Two years' experience counseling high-risk youth and families, one-year experience in providing group counseling services

  • Excellent written documentation and data entry skills

  • Required to contribute to a highly detailed electronic health record and in other related systems

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (conversational Spanish required, fluent Spanish preferred)

  • Current driver's license with a great driving record of at least three years

  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration

  • Must successfully submit to and pass medical, criminal, motor vehicle and other background checks

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.