Bilingual Japanese Service Coordinator/Care Manager
Little Tokyo Service Center

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Post Date: Jul 12, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $19.25/hr and up DOE
Location: US - California - Los Angeles
Job Reference: - n/a -
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Description
Background:

For over 40 years, Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC) has provided a safety net of social welfare and community development services to empower people and communities in need. LTSC provides culturally and linguistically appropriate services to the Japanese American community in the Southland, builds multi-family affordable housing projects to uplift low-income neighborhoods of color throughout Los Angeles, and promotes equitable development and cultural preservation in the Little Tokyo neighborhood.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disability.

Summary of Duties:

The Resident Service Coordinator/Care Manager primarily assists older adults to enhance the quality of their lives by coordinating services and support so they can maintain their independence and live at home. They also provide education, service coordination, integrated care management and other social services, particularly to those with limited English proficiency who need services in the Japanese language. They must be able to work with seniors, families and caregivers in an empathetic and caring manner. They must be willing to problem-solve and learn, and work well independently and as part of a team. They must be able to work with a diverse staff and array of programs, as well as be flexible and take initiative when appropriate.

To view full job announcement, please see https://www.ltsc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/SC-CM-J_job_announcement_2021.pdf

Skills
Qualifications, Experience, and Skills:

- Bachelors degree in Social Work or related field, plus two years of social services experience, or equivalent;
- Effective communication skills in English and Japanese;
- Demonstrated working knowledge of community services in the area, with particular knowledge of services for elderly and ethnic minority populations;
- Good problem-solving, writing, and oral communication skills

Notes
How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to SocialServices@LTSC.org. Please include your pronouns in your application.