Bilingual Case Manager

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Location: Burlington, NJ
Job Type/Status: Full-time
Details: Bilingual English/Spanish

Position Summary
The bilingual Case Manager will provide counseling services for children living in our temporary emergency shelters and homes as they await family unification. 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 children within the Juntos program.

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 of 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

About Employment at Center For Family Services
Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit Center For Family Services website at www.centerffs.org.


Disclaimer
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.