Colorado Nonprofit Association

Unaccompanied Children Case Lead/ Intake Specialist – Bilingual Spanish Preferred

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**$3,000 Sign-On Bonus**

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains is a nonprofit, human services agency committed to community safety, support, and resiliency. Since 1948, LFSRM has provided support, guidance, and resource coordination to individuals and families, regardless of race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age through family and refugee services. We believe that all people, from the newborn to the most elderly, are valued members of our community. If you want to impact your community while serving alongside other amazing professionals, Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains welcomes you to apply.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

The Long-Term Foster Care (LTFC) program at Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains (LFSRM) provides care and support to Unaccompanied Children (UC) in federal custody as they wait for their immigration case to be resolved so they can transition to a more long term program or living arrangement. UCs are placed with licensed foster families and attend public school while they are in the program, allowing them to have more normalized experiences in family based environment.

JOB SUMMARY & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Intake Specialist will primarily be responsible for assisting in the coordination of case management services for clients’ educational, therapeutic, medical, and placement needs. This position will be responsible for ensuring the intake process is streamlined and clear to all involved, while working closely with all team members to ensure intake and discharge timelines are met. Additionally, this position will assist program staff by aiding in the documentation and communication process for clients.

The UC Case Lead will be responsible for providing casework and supportive services to children in foster care, which includes facilitating integration into the local community and supporting the UC’s access to education services and legal services, in addition to required medical and dental services. Additional casework responsibilities include facilitating any family members identified or referred for potential sponsorship and assisting with sponsorship application as needed. The UC Case Lead will also be responsible for communicating with stakeholders in an effective and timely manner to ensure case continuity. This position is expected to function effectively with moderate supervision while following the guidelines on procedures, along with agency, state, and federal regulatory requirements. This position is required to maintain a flexible, organized, and efficient work schedule and is subject to work extended hours and weekends.

REQUIRED COMPETANCIES

Occupational Competencies

Foundational Competencies

EXAMPLE ACTIVITIES

Intake Specialist

UC Case Lead

TRANSPORTATION

Must maintain a valid driver’s license and carry personal auto liability insurance at the level of $100,000/300,000/100,000.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS

VACCINATION POLICY

Due to policy requirements from the Office of Refugee Resettlement, staff in this Long-Term Foster Care Program who work directly with Unaccompanied Children must present proof of immunization or immunity (within 120 days of hire) to the following diseases: Varicella, MMR, Tdap, and annual Influenza; or an approved exemption from Human Resources.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.