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Childrens Services Specialist- Family Reunification

Company: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

This position is primarily responsible for increasing the capacity of MRS to provide family reunification services to unaccompanied, undocumented youth, and ensuring compliance with program policies and procedures. Through education and outreach efforts this position expands MRS' network of providers and increases the knowledge of its assigned portfolio of agencies through the coordination, development, and implementation of education on program policies and procedures, guidelines, and family reunification best practices. This position is also responsible for monitoring sub-recipient agencies for compliance with policies and procedures. Conducts remote case manager services for HS/PRS cases as needed.Education Level: Graduate degree plus three years experienceMajor Field/Specialty: Social Work, Child Welfare, Case Management, Mental Health, or related fieldOther Specialized Training: (i.e. word processing, personal computer, knowledge of Catholic Church, etc.)

  • Knowledge and application of child welfare principles, practices and systems to include: child and family assessment skills, child development and family dynamics and child placement
    • International child migration, including issues related to children in immigration proceedings, victims of trafficking and refugees
      • Professional case management skills, including case note documentation
        • Knowledge of grants and cooperative agreements
          • Strategic planning skills
            • Ability to maintain effective external agency leadership partnerships
              • Knowledge of program outreach and capacity development
                • Ability to analyze data, Knowledge and understanding of Catholic Church structure and teachings
                  • Excellent networking skills, Excellent oral and written communication skills
                    • Excellent public presentation and training delivery skills
                      • Delivery of technical assistance and training
                        • Program administration and program monitoring
                          • Knowledge of structure of Catholic and non-Catholic social services
                            • Competence with Microsoft office products and CRM database competencies
                              • Negotiation skills,Coaching and non-supervisory leadership, Technical writingForeign Language Requirement (if any): Spanish language ability is strongly requiredNumber of Years Required: Minimum of 3 years

Keywords: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington DC , Childrens Services Specialist- Family Reunification, Other , Washington, DC

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