Bilingual Case Manager - Full Time - Juntos, Camden NJ

***500 Sign on Bonus eligible to all Juntos new hires***  The bonus will be paid in one lump sum in a separate check on the next regularly scheduled pay date after you start employment with Center for Family Services.   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.

Center for Family Services is seeking an individual with experience counseling high-risk youth and families for the Case Manager position for its Juntos Program. This is a full time position in a quickly growing organization that positively influences children and teens. The Case Manager is a motivated, culturally sensitive individual who is dedicated to the care of international children living in the United States. The Case Manager will coordinate and provide individual and group living skills assessment and training for all youth within the Juntos program as well as monitor and perform individualized life skills instruction. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Case Manager assists in maintaining 24-hour case management coverage and provides rotating on-call emergency coverage as needed.  This individual coordinates and provides individual and group living skills assessment and training. The case manager monitors and performs individualized life skills instruction, designs a Sponsor reunification plan for each youth assigned to caseload and updates the plan on a weekly basis. The Case Manager performs direct counseling and treatments services and performs case management for youth assigned in caseload while also assisting in other advocacy for sheltered youth as needed.  The Case Manager transports youth in caseload at the onset of a youth's shelter placement and to various medical, recreational, educational and employment appointments.  The Case Manager advocates for youth and performs crisis intervention, counseling, youth supervision and other related activities to meet 24-hour operational activities of the program. The schedule for this position is generally 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday. However, the Case Manager is on call 24/7/365 and the position requires some evening and weekend hours.

Requirements: 

  • Certified Social Worker (CSW) or equivalent certification, if applicable

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree or related field, or extensive experience

  • 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

  • Bi-lingual fluency in English and Spanish 

  • Excellent driving skills and current driver's license with a driving record of at least three years 

  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration 

  • Must pass medical, criminal, motor vehicle and background check

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.