Case Manager- Bridge Refugee Services

Job Title: Case Manager

Bridge Refugee Services- Chattanooga Office is looking for dedicated people for the Case Management position

The case manager position is a full-time position. Candidates must own their own vehicle and have car insurance.

Salary :$33,500 a year

Responsibilities:

· Coordinate apartment set up for arriving refugees. This often includes moving furniture and household goods into the apartment

· Develop Self Sufficiency Plans with clients, assisting them to develop realistic goals for their resettlement period

· Maintain detailed and timely case notes and financial logs in compliance with Bridge’s grants agreements

· Facilitate and supervise cultural orientation sessions for new refugees

· Educate refugees about their rights and responsibilities

· Assist refugees to enroll in English Classes

· Communicate regularly with the Department of Human Services (DHS), Social Security office, healthcare facilities, and other social service agencies

· Assist the Volunteer Manager with recording volunteer time and donations for Bridge’s programs

· Maintain communication with clients and resolve conflicts through appropriate interventions

· Orient clients to community resources

· Perform other responsibilities as requested by the Associate Director

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, International Studies, or a related field.

· Fluency in the English language

· Preference for candidates who speak Arabic, Spanish, Swahili, Kirundi

· Cross-cultural experience and ability to work with multi- cultural clients

· Passion for serving and empowering refugees

· Strong communication and problem solving skills

· Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel

· Ability to work well with a team

· Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

· Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends

Supervisor: Associate Director

To apply please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Marina Peshterianu mpeshterianu@bridgerefugees.org.