- Country: USA
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- Education: Bachelor’s degree
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- Gender: Both
- Assist newly arrived families with school enrollment, including immunizations, educational certificates, proof of residence and other records. Coordinate introductory meetings with teachers, parents, and students.
- Assess educational background of each student to determine barriers to school attendance and success (medical, transportation). Develop individual service plans for each student.
- Facilitate school orientations, explaining the U.S. educational system, school culture, roles and responsibilities, U.S. laws, safety, etc.
- Provide case management services to include, but not limited to: referring and linking youth for services in the community, following up with other community service providers on youth progress, and coordinating with other IRC programs. Conduct follow-up home visits with students and their families to address integration issues; assist with scheduling and facilitating parent and adjustment groups.
- Maintain accurate and timely client case notes, referrals and case files as required by program guidelines.
- Support after school programming when relevant.
- Contribute to youth program development and organizational growth, strategic planning, outreach and advocacy activities and events as needed.
- Supervise youth case management interns.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in the field of education, counseling, social work, psychology, or a related human services field preferred.
- Experience working with at-risk youth, specifically in the context of educational and social programs; experience in case management and working with refugee and/or immigrant populations highly desirable.
- Demonstrated ability working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and fast-paced, multi-cultural environment.
- Excellent organizational, analytical, written and oral communication skills.
- Fluency in English required. Fluency in a second language (Arabic, Burmese, Farsi, French, Nepali, Spanish, Swahili) preferred.
- Strong computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and web-based databases and applications.
- Some evening and weekend hours will be required.
- Valid driver’s license, reliable access to a vehicle with current insurance, and the ability to travel regularly throughout DMV area.
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