Case Work Support and Transportation Specialist - Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Requisition #: req2489
Location: Orlando, FL
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 Casework Support and Transportation Specialist for the Transitional Foster Care program, you will assist Casework staff by providing assistance in documentation, contact with Spanish-speaking youth and foster parents, and frequently traveling with Spanish-speaking foster youth by car and plane.
Essential Job Functions:
Assist Caseworkers with essential paperwork and documentation, including but not limited to: Green Card Applications; Funding Request and follow-up; and school enrollment and registration.
Maintain collateral contact with organizations, such as schools, to receive information and case updates.
Assist Caseworkers in maintaining client contact for case follow-up or intervention as directed
Assist Caseworkers in maintaining contact with clients and foster families during caseworker's absence.
Assist with travel arrangements for youth: accompany clients flying to where sponsor is located.
Transporting clients to appointments as needed.
Accompany youth to immigration hearings or procedures as directed.
Schedule and attend medical and dental appointments for Independent Living youth.
Work with Supervisor to schedule and prioritize work duties.
Attend training as required by supervisor.
Ability to be on-call as needed, including late nights and weekends.
Perform other duties as assigned.
BSW or BA/BS in a human service field.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Ability to travel on a regular basis by both car and plane with foster youth.
Good organizational skills.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to relate well and work with others.
Computer and documentation skills sufficient to perform essential functions.
Maintain a reliable automobile with adequate insurance coverage.
Subscription to and integration of the agency Statement of Faith, Mission Statement, and Cultural Diversity Commitment.
Bethany Christian Services