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  • Case Coordinator (Bi-Lingual in Spanish Social Worker)

    Job Locations USA-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/8/2018 1:50 PM)
    Requisition Number
    2018-36026
    Number of Positions
    1
    Job Function
    Program Management
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    What does ORR do? The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) transfers unaccompanied children from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) into the care and custody of a safe sponsor. By doing this, we are able to help children in need become integrated members of American society.

     

    How can you help children in need? As a case coordinator, it will be your responsibility to track new placements and the progress of minors in ORR funded care while keeping records on case statuses. You will incorporate child welfare principles as well as take into consideration the unusual nature of each child's situation, when making placement decisions. Over the course of each placement, you will visit care provider sites to conduct weekly interviews with children and when necessary, will complete a release or transfer recommendation to an environment that is in the best interest of the child.

     

    What else will you be responsible for?

    • Writing reports on progress and any issues related to program trends.
    • Assisting care providers and ORR to recognize potential victims of trafficking and refer them to ORR.
    • Ensuring that all eligible children are referred for benefits and services and collaborate with care providers to build safety plans for each child.
    • Referring legal provider, DHS, or other partner inquiries requiring Government attention to the ORR designee.
    • Refer release reconsiderations or case file requests by minors’ attorney to ORR.

    Location:

    • While you may work from home, you will be handling cases in the Houston, TX area

     

    *You will need to undergo a fingerprint background check by the customer for clearance to work with unaccompanied alien children.

     

    Education

    • Requires a BS/BA degree or a Master’s degree in Social Work or a related field

    Qualifications

    • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish (will be tested)
    • Requires 2-5 years post-graduate experience based on degree.
    • If BSW, five years of post-graduate child welfare, social service, case management and/or mental health professional experience
    • If MSW, two years of post-graduate child welfare, case management, social service, and/or mental health professional experience.
    • Experience working with immigrant, refugee, and underserved populations is preferred
     
     

    For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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