Refugee Social Integration Specialist

Gulf Coast JFCS

About the organization

From babies to seniors, Gulf Coast JFCS serves all people in need, regardless of race, religion, culture or gender identity. Our programs span a broad human service spectrum, from behavioral and mental health, child welfare and adoption, family support, job and employment transition, housing, food, transportation or home care assistance for the elderly.

Duties

The Refugee Social Integration Specialist is responsible for the provision of services to refugees that lead to their social integration. The Refugee Social Integration Specialist will be responsible for the completion of intakes, assessments, follow-ups, and service planning as well coordination of services in order to help refugees and their families achieve success in their integration into life in the United States. In this role the Refugee Social Integration Specialist will also work across programs such as Preferred Communities, Florida Center for Survivors of Torture, Refugee Resettlement, Match Grant and Comprehensive Refugee Services.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in education, human services or a related field preferred, 2 years of experience working with refugees preferred; OR equivalent education and life experience.
Cross-cultural experience or cultural diversity training required.
Previous experience working with refugees strongly preferred.
Bilingual, preferably in languages most spoken by clients
Must participate in at least 10 hours training/continuing education each year.
Must have a valid Florida driver’s license and current automobile insurance coverage.

WHAT WE OFFER:

$34,00 - $35,000 salary; depending on experience
Flexible hours
15 PTO days per year
11 Paid holidays
Medical, Dental & Vision insurance
Immediate eligibility for 403b Savings Plan with 25% match
Supplementary Accident, Hospital Indemnity and Specified Disease insurance
Paid Life/AD&D insurance
Pet, Legal and Identity Theft programs
Continuous training and professional development opportunities
Mileage Reimbursement
An opportunity to make the world a better place!

Salary

$34,000 - $35,000 annual salary; depending on experience

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Gulf Coast JFCS is committed to ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of its employees and clients, which include members of vulnerable communities. As part of this commitment, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current and newly-hired employees, unless an employee is entitled to a reasonable accommodation or exemption as permitted pursuant to Gulf Coast JFCS’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

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