Immigrant Family Support Coordinator
International Institute of New England
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Post Date: Feb 16, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 3/1/2021
Salary: 45-50k
Location: US - Massachusetts - Boston
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Description
The Immigrant Family Support Coordinator is responsible for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate post release services to unaccompanied children (UC) and their families.

Duties and Responsibilities
•Develop individualized case plans for unaccompanied children, with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances.
•Provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require.
•Assess the safety and appropriateness of the home placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices.
•Conduct calls, interviews, and home visits, using child welfare principles and social work best practices.
•Build a network of local pro bono legal resources and service providers including medical, educational, metal health, and trafficking victims assistance programs
•Enroll unaccompanied children in services, facilitate access and remove barriers to those services, and track each child’s progress via an online database.
•Maintain accurate and complete case files by updating database regularly, submitting reports, and managing physical case files.
•Participate in regular training and communication sessions with on-site supervisor and off-site casework supervisor.
•Perform all other duties assigned by supervisor.

Skills
Minimum Qualifications
-Bachelor’s degree (BSW) or BA in education, counseling, psychology, sociology, or other behavioral health equivalent.
-Minimum of two years’ experience in case management, preferably working with, serving, and advocating on behalf of immigrant children and families.
-Spanish fluency required
-Must have a valid driver’s license and personal transportation; position requires frequent local and long distance travel with limited notice.



Contact Details
Name: Sofie Suter
Email: ssuter@iine.org