Case Manager 1 Preferred Communities ( for Ukrainian parolees)
Migration and Refugee Services
Full-time Non-exempt position $24.14/hour $50,220 annually
Please copy the youtube url into your browser to watch a video about Catholic Charities.
Case Manager 1 Preferred Communities will provide case management services as outlined in the Preferred Communities Grant and in compliance with policies and procedures of Catholic Charities Migration & Refugee Services .The Preferred Communities (PC) program provides intensive case management to most vulnerable refugees who have been in the United States for less than 5 years. This will include services for health, housing, education, general acculturation, and youth development. The Case Manager will support the Program Manager to provide these social services to vulnerable refugee populations.
- Ensure all core services mandated through the PC grant are provided within allocated timeframes
- Complete intake and assessment with clients deemed to be the most vulnerable and require intensive case management services
- Work with clients to create, develop a service plan and track goals over the course of the program
- Assist clients in achieving goals through Acculturation training, transportation orientation, connecting to services and working toward self-sufficiency.
- Provide intensive case management to assist clients with housing, education, health support and government benefits as needed
- Host and attend community integration events
- Engage with community partners to learn about resources and advocate for service provisions for PC clients
- Conduct client home visits to assess their living situation and status.
- Maintain well-organized case notes and client file
Documentation and Reporting
• Reports to the CCDA MRS Arlington Site Supervisor for supervision and submission of statistics and required data.
• Ensure client’s case notes and case files are updated, accurate and complete
• Prepares case closure reports in MRIS for submission in timely manner.
• Provides periodic activities case status reports.
• Ensures accurate and up to date Refugee Solution and MRIS reporting
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Bachelor of Social Work, Public Health, or Social Sciences from an accredited institution.
- Able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally both internally, and to clients and external agencies.
- Bilingual in Ukrainian language, strongly preferred
- Able to represent Catholic Charities and MRS at conferences, trainings, and meetings in the community.
- Must be proactive and create a cooperative and positive relationship with clients.
- Must be able to assist clients to solve difficult problems under pressure.
- Must be able to consistently work towards self-sufficiency with all clients and reflect the mission and the goals of the agency with minimal day-to-day supervision.
- Able to work independently and may also seek guidance from the Site Supervisor, as needed.
- Attend regular supervision meetings, case consultations, and assist with the development of crisis mitigation strategies.
- Be prepared to assist with annual projections and reports by providing timely and accurate data.
- Able to keep informed of the social services policies and practices in all counties and localities where clients are resettling.
- Flexible to work irregular hours.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Office products.
ADD NOTE IN COVER LETTER SECTION TO CONFIRM - SPECIFY THE NUMBER OF YEARS DRIVING IN THE U.S: Must possess a valid driver’s license, have a good driving record, have U.S. driving experience, and be willing to transport clients in agency vehicles.
Potential career path at Catholic Charities
Case Manager I
Case Manager II
BENEFITS: Vacation, Sick, 13 Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, Diocesan Tuition Reimbursement K-12, Minimum of 1 day of telework after 90 day training period , Closed between Christmas and New Years.
Go view our benefit offerings. Please log into our Benergy website. https://www.benergy4.com/Account/LogOn?portaldomain=arlingtondiocese
User: Arlingtondiocese Password: benefits
(*If you have difficulties logging in, please copy the link into google chrome browser and login)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.