RFS Trainer/Case Manager

RFS Trainer/Case Manager

 

The Refugee Family Strengthening (RFS) Program Trainer/Case Manager will implement a national program at the local level that supports family and marriage strengthening through the provision of marriage and relationship education, parenting skills, financial literacy, and support achieving economic self-sufficiency for vulnerable refugee and immigrant populations.  The RFS Program Trainer/Case Manager will implement program activities; provide referral services for refugee clients; assist in skill training, identify groups and individual for training, identify language of participants and schedule an Interpreter when needed, Follow up on participants, work with program coordinator for reports to USCRI and other duties as assigned for successful implementation of program.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services;
  • Support clients in strengthening family dynamics through relationship skills training and parenting skills training;
  • Coordinate financial literacy and career advancement activities;
  • Foster community partnerships and community support networks for clients;
  • Maintain case notes and case files, program reports, and confidentiality; and
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications Required:

  • A Bachelor’ degree or three years’ relevant experience with refugee resettlement programs, family strengthening, and/or social services is required;
  • Experience providing marriage-related education, financial literacy, and/or parenting education to diverse populations is highly desired, as well as demonstrated experience providing strengths-based case management;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to organize, prioritize, and work independently as well as in collaboration with others is required;
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, MS Excel, and database programs;
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently, with a high level of self-motivation and ability to meet goals and deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Bilingual in English and any of these languages: Kiswahili/French/Arabic or Burmese Chin/Karen/Kareeni
  • Good sense of humor and pleasant, diplomatic manner is desired; and
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of JVS and interest in growing in a nonprofit long-term.
  • Ability to travel within a 50 mile radius and for program training in Washington DC.

Please submit cover letter, resume and three professional references via email to plindsay@jvskc.org

JVS is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  All voice telephone numbers may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Missouri Relay Service at 711.