Case Manager - French, Arabic or Swahili bilingual preferred - Troy, MI
About the organization
Samaritas is a human services organization based in Michigan with over 70 programs serving people in need throughout the state. We're constantly looking for people with a similar mission and interested in adoption, foster care, refugee services, senior living and youth services.
As one of the oldest organizations of our kind in the state, we like to say we're hiring "Rocks" to make positive ripples of change like a rock makes ripples on the surface of water when tossed in.
Come work with us and see how far your ripples can go to making a positive impact in your local community.
Provides resettlement and support services to qualifying refugee clients in accordance with contract, organization and accreditation standards.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assess US Tie's and co-sponsor's ability to assist in resettlement services and to comply with Operational Guidance.
Coordinate all pre-arrival case activities, including housing arrangements and communications with US Ties and co-sponsors.
Complete home safety inspections. Furnish homes with furniture and required supply items.
Conduct initial airport reception and home safety orientation for arriving refugees.
Provide initial orientation and develop resettlement plan for new clients. Conduct ongoing cultural orientation and complete assessments demonstrating clients understanding and information retention.
Complete applications for Social Security card, public benefits and other applicable registrations within the required time periods.
Document all visits, case activity and all efforts to meet refugee material needs as outlined by Operational Guidance.
Maintain relevant reports and statistics related to client activities and program services. Complete program reports within required timeframe securing all required signatures.
Manage agency resettlement funds on behalf of assigned cases, monitoring balances, and ensuring proper entry of vouchers and supporting documentation.
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, public health or community services preferred, or equivalent experience working with refugees or other vulnerable populations.
Valid unrestricted driver's license with good driving record and reliable personal transportation suitable for safely transporting clients. Valid proof of automobile insurance.
Bilingual skills in Arabic, French or Swahili.
There is no relocation expense available.
Apply at www.samaritas.org -search the careers tab, Troy, MI. It's easy!
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