Area Director – Refugee Services of n

Country: United States of America
Organization: Refugee Services of Texas
Closing date: 1 Jan 2022

Refugee Services of Texas is opening an office in San Antonio, Texas! We are hiring experienced staff to start immediately!

  • Provides case management services to Afghan parolees, refugees and other displaced persons to include coordination of housing, orientation/client education, and other basic needs enrollments within program requirements and time frames utilizing in-house services and referrals to external service providers within the community
  • Assists the client to engage in activities that will facilitate the client’s self-sufficiency and ability to perform tasks independently
  • Coordinates the provision of interpretation and translation services to client
  • Provides safe and supervised transport for clients to offsite appointments or activities as needed and confirms public transport capabilities
  • Completes all case notes and program documentation, ensures accuracy and compliance within program guidelines (core services of the Cooperative Agreement) and confirms timely delivery of services
  • Enters data in the agency database in a timely manner as directed
  • Communicates, coordinates and promotes program within community and partners.
  • Serve as an advocate for clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited 4 year college or university with major course work in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or a related field
  • A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for degree

Experience:

  • Background in social services required
  • Previous case management experience 1-3 years preferred; Experience working with diverse populations and refugee social services programs preferred
  • Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • High English language proficiency and excellent communication skills both verbal and written required. Fluency in Dari or Farsi Preferred
  • Computer proficient including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook) required

Licenses/Certifications:

Valid Texas driver’s license and minimum mandatory Texas automobile insurance coverage; Must be able to provide own daily transportation

How to apply:

https://www.rstx.org/make-an-impact/careers.html

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