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Title Contracted Case Manager
Location Fort Wayne, Indiana
Job Information

 

Title:                        Contracted Caseworker for Family Support Program

Hours:                      Part-time, as needed

Reports to:              Family Support Manager

Approved By:          Board of Directors

 

SUMMARY

  • The caseworker will serve to assist families who have experienced abuse, neglect, or law enforcement concerns with developing the skills and resources needed to thrive.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide face to face services i.e. case work, parent education and supervised visitation as requested in referral.
  • Implement an effective social service treatment program for families and children and ensure the referred clients receive the service requested.
  • Provide timely intervention as soon as CW receives referral.
  • Address clients’ immediate needs where needed; food stamps application; housing needs, job application etc.
  • Offer support and provide resources and referrals for follow-up care.
  • Identify resources information to families and children to assist them towards self-sufficiency.
  • Call families when possible or send appropriate letter to set up appointments within 48 hours of receiving the referral for services and assessment.
  • Work with and modify as needed treatment/service plans.
  • Attend court dates with the family and children (ONLY at the request of DCS/ACJC).
  • Attend Family Team Meetings with the DCS/ACJC case worker as needed.
  • Communicate regularly with FSM on case progress.
  • Attend supervision every two weeks, or more often as required.
  • Complete all necessary documentation in a timely manner to maintain records and reduce liability; weekly contact notes, treatment plans and monthly reports.
  • Record concise notes for each contact concerning case.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Be flexible to work on weekend and evening hours as needed.
  • Provide culturally competent practice with refugees and immigrant families.
  • Participate required trainings as needed
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

EDUCATION and /or EXPERIENCE

  • A Bachelors’ degree in psychology, sociology, social work, human services etc. is required.
  • Two years’ to three years’ related experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education, profession and experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk, and must be able to read, write, and communicate fluently in English.
  • 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 50% of the time.
  • Driving clients in the car is a required part of the position.
  • Client Homes and community locations are part of the work environment for this position, and can include challenging conditions such as messiness, dirtiness, pests, etc.

 

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Title Bilingual Case Manager
Start Date 2016-05-02
Location Fort Wayne, Indiana
Job Information

 

Title:  Bilingual NSF Case Manager

Hours: Part-time, 10-15 hours/week

Reports to: Outreach & Prevention Manager

Approved By: Executive Director

Approval Date:

5/9/16

7/11/16

9/12/16

Please apply here.

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SUMMARY

  • Provide one-on-one in-home case management for parents.
  • Assist parents in setting goals and becoming aware of community resources.
  • Provide parent education, financial education, or domestic violence education when applicable.
  • Build family strengths.
  • Teach new skills necessary to assist families in avoiding future crisis.
  • Transport and/or support families at community meetings.
  • Schedule weekly appointments with clients and follow-up re: absences.
  • Return client communications in a timely manner.
  • Ensure client participation is documented each week in online database.
  • Help families acclimate to program.
  • Relay client needs and assist with support and resource information processes.
  • Advocate for individual clients and families as needed.
  • Accompany families and staff on field trip outings and provide same support.
  • Interpret (if applicable) accurately for clients and providers.
  • Manage time to best serve families efficiently while balancing administrative work.
  • Attend biweekly staff meetings.
  • Participate in agency events and meetings when applicable.
  • Perform any other duties relative to work, perhaps in another program if able and opportunity arises.

 

 

Languages of families served at this time: Burmese, Karen, Spanish and Arabic.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 or 4 year degree in Social Work, Human Services, or related field

OR 3 years of experience working with families and children

  • Bilingual in English and Burmese, Karen, or Arabic languages
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Ability to work flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends if required

 

EXPECTED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent organizational skills and time management skills.
  • Self-motivated and self-starter.
  • Professional disposition and demeanor.
  • Transparent and effective in communication with supervisor and coworkers
  • Passionate about working with families, specifically parents, through a preventative program.
  • Ability to uphold professional boundaries with coworkers, community partners, and most importantly clients.
  • Culturally aware and open to learning about different ideas, perspectives, and beliefs
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines.
  • Interpretation training (if providing interpretation service)/
  • Ability to effectively judge priorities of workload.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal management guidance/supervision.
  • Willingness to accept responsibility.

 

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and must be able to read, write, and communicate fluently in English.

 

WORK ENVIORNMENT

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The working environment in the office is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. However, work is generally provided within families’ homes as this is a home-based program. Standard office equipment available upon request and office space available if preferred.
  • Working from home is also acceptable and encouraged if applicable.

*Must apply online*

Contact Jordan Crouch for any questions: jcrouch@cvcin.org (260) 484-1414 * 5

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Title Contracted Interpreter
Job Information

Professional interpreter positions now open

Crime Victim Care of Allen County (CVC) is a nonprofit agency based in Fort Wayne Indiana, which serves immigrant and refugee families regardless of their immigration status in a variety of culturally sensitive programs, such as:

  • Family Support Program (through Network for Safe Families and Department of Child Services)
  • Community Support Program (individual counseling  and support groups in the community)
  • Victim Advocacy (advocacy, court accompaniment and interpreting for victims of crime)

Because trained interpreters make communication possible and services efficient, CVC looks forward to recruiting interpreters who have completed an interpreting class and whose language skills have been tested.

If you are interested, please apply below!

We are excited to hear your story and work with you.

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Title Volunteer
Location Crime Victim Care [2456 Lake Ave, 46805]
Job Information

There are numerous volunteer opportunities at CVC.

  • Office/ Administrative Assistance
  • ESL Instructor
  • Transporting Clients
  • Outreach/ Events

How can you share your strengths and skills to help refugee and immigrant families in our community? Please apply using the link below, and let us know how you can aid in our vision of the healthy integration of non-English speaking immigrants and refugees as contributing members of society.

 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with CVC.

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