Bethany Christian Services' heart is for children. Our mission is to demonstrate the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families through quality social services. Partnering with families for the well-being of children is our top priority.
As a Social Worker for the Unaccompanied Children (UC) Program you will provide case management services for children who have migrated from Central America and are going through the reunification process.
Conduct home visits, referrals, and other case management services for UC children and families.
Make and coordinate referrals when necessary to community services.
Responsible for management of case files such as reports, client notes, and other pertinent material relevant to the case. Complete paperwork within appropriate time frames.
Conduct interviews, screenings, assessments, home visits, post placement support/reports and home studies as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
BSW or BA/BS in a human service field.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Prior experience in child welfare and case management.
Ability to work independently. Self-starter work style.
Demonstrate excellent clinical, assessment skills, and crisis intervention skills.
Demonstrate verbal and written communications skills.
Computer skills sufficient to perform essential functions.
Willingness to travel within the state of Massachusetts and Rhode Island for conducting in-home assessments and visits.
Subscription to and integration of the agency Statement of Faith, Mission Statement and Cultural Diversity Commitment.
MSW or MA/MA in a human service field.
Prior cross-cultural experience.
Mature and stable judgments and sensitivity to various cultures.
Previous experience in conducting home studies.
Internal Number: Req 1757
About Bethany Christian Services
Bethany Christian Services is a global nonprofit organization that brings families together and keeps families together. Strengthening families for the well-being of children is our top priority. Our services include adoption, foster care, and pregnancy counseling. We also provide counseling to families, assist refugees and immigrants resettling in the U.S., and partner with several international countries to help keep families together. The work we do equips families to be the answer for children in need—as Christ intended.