Bilingual Case Aid

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth

About the organization

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth was founded in 1886 with a focus of healing and strengthening children in a family setting. Today, our mission continues:

to strengthen children and families so they can live safely, independently, and productively within their home communities.

Duties

Release all youth within 72 hours of case approval 
Coordinate with Case Management Team to facilitation of flight arrangements, communication of transportation details, exit packet documentation, and program release from the UAC Portal
Responsible for verifying biographical information prior to unification planning
Plan reunification collaboratively with the Case Manager and the Sponsor
Collection of payment for the purpose of flight arrangements, unaccompanied minor fee and/or hotel reservations
Collaborating with a travel agent and/or airlines to reserve flights for youth and staff as needed
Preparing Exit Packet for youth, including the collection of identifying documents, medical records, legal resources, educational assessments and youth’s possessions in care
Complete required documentation as it relates to unification
Process release of the youth via KCare and the UAC Portal systems
Provide copies of all documentation provided to youth at the time of exit and file in the youth’s case file   
Responsible for the completion of UAC Portal documentation, and maintenance of UC paper and electronic records as it relates to unification.
Communicate with Director of UAC and RTCs to provide staff escorts for unification of youth under 13   
Collect and distribute Petty Cash as it relates to releases
Complete Safety and Well Being Follow up Calls 30 days after UC release

Qualifications

Associates degree in Psychology, Human Services or other related field. required; Bachelor's Degree or bachelor’s in social work preferred.
Related experience in Child Welfare and/or case management experience.
Ability to read, write, and speak English and Spanish
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including various hours, nights, weekends, and holidays and subject to call hours.
Must have a current, valid driver’s license per Agency guidelines. Travel required.

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